THE GREENWOOD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AFRICAN AMERICAN FOLKLORE A F

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The Greenwood Encyclopedia Of African American Folklore

Author : Anand Prahlad
ISBN : UCSC:32106018652757
Genre : Social Science
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Contains over seven hundred entries on African American folklore, including music, art, foodways, spiritual beliefs, and proverbs.
Category: Social Science

The Greenwood Encyclopedia Of Folktales And Fairy Tales A F

Author : Donald Haase
ISBN : 0313334420
Genre : Fairy tales
File Size : 45.66 MB
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Provides alphabetically arranged entries on folk and fairy tales from around the world, including information on authors, subjects, themes, characters, and national traditions.
Category: Fairy tales

African American Folklore An Encyclopedia For Students

Author : Anand Prahlad
ISBN : 9781610699303
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 27.84 MB
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African American folklore dates back 240 years and has had a significant impact on American culture from the slavery period to the modern day. This encyclopedia provides accessible entries on key elements of this long history, including folklore originally derived from African cultures that have survived here and those that originated in the United States. • Offers the most comprehensive compilation of resources on African American folklore, in the forms of bibliographical citations, lists of websites, and lists of cultural centers • Demonstrates the importance of black folklore to the development of American culture • Contains a unique collection of entries on black folk traditions • Documents the historical, aesthetic influence of African culture on African American folklore
Category: Social Science

The Secret Life Of A Black Aspie

Author : Anand Prahlad
ISBN : 9781602233218
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"Prahlad was born on a former plantation in Virginia in 1954. This memoir ... is his story ... Rooted in black folklore and cultural ambience, and offering new perspectives on autism and more, [his book intends to] inspire and delight readers and deepen our understanding of the marginal spaces of human existence"--Amazon.com.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Encyclopedia Of Giants And Humanoids In Myth Legend And Folklore

Author : Theresa Bane
ISBN : 9781476623382
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 21.69 MB
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Every culture has in its folklore and mythology beings of immense size and strength, as well as other preternatural humanoids great or small who walk among us, serving the divine or fulfilling their own agendas. This book catalogs the lore and legends of more than 1,000 different humanoid species and individual beings, including the Titans, Valkyries, Jotnar, yokai, biblical giants, elves, ogres, trolls and many more.
Category: Social Science

Fast Food And Junk Food

Author : Andrew F. Smith
ISBN : 9780313393938
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 73.17 MB
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• More than 700 A–Z entries on fast food, comfort food, and junk food, ranging from breakfast cereals to burgers and fries to snack chips and candy • A chronology of the significant events in the history of junk food and fast food • A bibliography containing more than 200 entries with citations to books, articles, and websites • A glossary of important terms used in the encyclopedia • A Resource Guide containing important DVDs, films and videos, and television series
Category: Cooking

Encyclopedia Of Spirits And Ghosts In World Mythology

Author : Theresa Bane
ISBN : 9781476623399
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 25.87 MB
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Of all the anomalous phenomenon reported, ghost sightings are by far the most common. The words "ghost" and "spirit" are used interchangeably in American English but in other cultures the lingering souls of the departed are not to be confused with ancestral spirits, demonic spirits, numens oråÊpoltergeists. This encyclopedia lists hundreds of entities of the spirit realm--from aatxe to zuzeca--from world mythology and folklore.
Category: Social Science

Encyclopedia Of Sleep And Dreams

Author : Deirdre Barrett
ISBN : 9780313386640
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 46.3 MB
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This fascinating reference covers the major topics concerning dreaming and sleep, based on the latest empirical evidence from sleep research as well as drawn from a broad range of dream-related interdisciplinary contexts, including history and anthropology. * 330 alphabetically arranged entries * An appendix provides resources for further reading, including online sources * A special index on dreams * Primary resources lists afer each entry for reference and review
Category: Health & Fitness