This fascinating encyclopedia explores the rich and varied cultural traditions of folklife in America -- from barn raisings to the Internet, tattoos, and Zydeco -- through expressions that include ritual, custom, crafts, architecture, food, clothing, and art.Attention has been given, for example, to the anuclear molda of holidays and how nontraditional families adapt. ... While nationality may be an important aspect of group identity recounted in family stories, the courtship story may be the mostanbsp;...
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of American Folklife|
|Author||:||Simon J Bronner|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2015-03-04|