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ISBN10: 0252015215 ISBN13: 9780252015212 DDC: 975 LCC: F209 Edition: (acid-free paper)


Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-348) and index. Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Southern folk culture: unity in in diversity -- " Let us break bread together": cultural interaction in the old South -- "In his hands": the world of the plantation slaves -- History as ritual: rites of power and resistance on the slave plantation -- "Guilty of holiest crime": the passion of John Brown -- The South as a folk culture: David Potter and the Southern enigma -- The bold Fischer man: David Hackett Fischer and the British sources of American folk culture -- The narrowing gyre: Henry Glassie, Irish folk culture, and the American South -- A community of memory: assimilation and identity among the Jews of Georgetown -- The sounds of Southern culture: blues, country, jazz, and rock -- Sweet music: tradition, creativity, and the Appalachian dulcimer -- Sea Island legacy: folk tradition and the civil rights movement -- "Alice of the Hermitage": a study in legend, belief, and history -- A model for the analysis of folklore performance in historical context -- Folklore and social transformation: historians and folklorists in the modern world -- Endangered traditions: resort development and cultural conservation on the Sea Islands -- Notes -- Index.


  • LCC: F209
  • Dewey Decimal: 975

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: xiii, 361 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition Info: (acid-free paper)


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