skip to content
Yesterday's country customs : a history of traditional English folklore Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Yesterday's country customs : a history of traditional English folklore

Author: Henry Buckton
Publisher: Stroud : History Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
In England today we enjoy a rich diversity of folk traditions, many of which can trace their beginnings back hundreds of years. They stem from every phase of our antiquity and embody all the peoples who have traditionally enriched our culture. In this book we visit some of the best known examples, including mumming, cheese rolling, tree dressing, rushbearing, beating the bounds, flitch trials and Wassailing, among  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Buckton, Henry.
Yesterday's country customs.
Stroud : History Press, 2012
(OCoLC)826291319
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Buckton
ISBN: 9780752477374 0752477374
OCLC Number: 903156862
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; 1 Hobby Horses; 2 Hunting of The Earl of Rone; 3 Cheese Rolling; 4 Shrovetide; 5 Unusual Sports and Games; 6 Mumming; 7 Straw Bears; 8 Wassailing; 9 Flitch Trials; 10 Hocktide; 11 Beating the Bounds; 12 Tree Dressing; 13 Jack in the Green; 14 Rushbearing; 15 Well Dressing; 16 Fire Festivals; 17 Bonfire Night; 18 Guy Fawkes Carnivals; FEATURED CUSTOMS; Plate Section; About the Author; Copyright.
Responsibility: Henry Buckton.

Abstract:

In England today we enjoy a rich diversity of folk traditions, many of which can trace their beginnings back hundreds of years. They stem from every phase of our antiquity and embody all the peoples who have traditionally enriched our culture. In this book we visit some of the best known examples, including mumming, cheese rolling, tree dressing, rushbearing, beating the bounds, flitch trials and Wassailing, among many other customs, festivals and traditions. Covering all aspects of English folklore and tradition, including myths, legends, traditional song and dance, games, seasonal events and.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/903156862> # Yesterday's country customs : a history of traditional English folklore
    a schema:Book, schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "903156862" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1107196863#Place/stroud> ; # Stroud
    rdfs:comment "Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - 'http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/0427-1/{C30F104C-DFDB-4137-9915-B384C72E4FE3}Img100.jpg'" ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1107196863#Place/england> ; # England.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1107196863#Topic/social_science_general> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE--General
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1107196863#Topic/country_life> ; # Country life
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1107196863#Topic/folklore> ; # Folklore
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1107196863#Topic/folklore_england> ; # Folklore--England
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1107196863#Topic/country_life_england_history> ; # Country life--England--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1107196863#Topic/social_science_customs_&_traditions> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Customs & Traditions
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1107196863#Topic/business_&_economics_infrastructure> ; # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Infrastructure
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/363.50942091734/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1107196863#Topic/manners_and_customs> ; # Manners and customs
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1107196863#Person/buckton_henry> ; # Henry Buckton
    schema:datePublished "2012" ;
    schema:description "In England today we enjoy a rich diversity of folk traditions, many of which can trace their beginnings back hundreds of years. They stem from every phase of our antiquity and embody all the peoples who have traditionally enriched our culture. In this book we visit some of the best known examples, including mumming, cheese rolling, tree dressing, rushbearing, beating the bounds, flitch trials and Wassailing, among many other customs, festivals and traditions. Covering all aspects of English folklore and tradition, including myths, legends, traditional song and dance, games, seasonal events and."@en ;
    schema:description "Cover; Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; 1 Hobby Horses; 2 Hunting of The Earl of Rone; 3 Cheese Rolling; 4 Shrovetide; 5 Unusual Sports and Games; 6 Mumming; 7 Straw Bears; 8 Wassailing; 9 Flitch Trials; 10 Hocktide; 11 Beating the Bounds; 12 Tree Dressing; 13 Jack in the Green; 14 Rushbearing; 15 Well Dressing; 16 Fire Festivals; 17 Bonfire Night; 18 Guy Fawkes Carnivals; FEATURED CUSTOMS; Plate Section; About the Author; Copyright."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1107196863> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/826291319> ;
    schema:name "Yesterday's country customs : a history of traditional English folklore"@en ;
    schema:productID "903156862" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/903156862#PublicationEvent/stroud_history_press_2012> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1107196863#Agent/history_press> ; # History Press
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=855355> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=897992> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=789537> ;
    schema:url <http://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=c30f104c-dfdb-4137-9915-b384c72e4fe3&.epub-sample.overdrive.com> ;
    schema:url <https://www.overdrive.com/search?q=C30F104C-DFDB-4137-9915-B384C72E4FE3> ;
    schema:url "http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/0427-1/{C30F104C-DFDB-4137-9915-B384C72E4FE3}Img100.jpg" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780752477374> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/903156862> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1107196863#Agent/history_press> # History Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "History Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1107196863#Person/buckton_henry> # Henry Buckton
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Buckton" ;
    schema:givenName "Henry" ;
    schema:name "Henry Buckton" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1107196863#Place/england> # England.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "England." ;
    schema:name "England" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1107196863#Topic/business_&_economics_infrastructure> # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Infrastructure
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Infrastructure"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1107196863#Topic/country_life_england_history> # Country life--England--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Country life--England--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1107196863#Topic/folklore_england> # Folklore--England
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Folklore--England"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1107196863#Topic/manners_and_customs> # Manners and customs
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Manners and customs"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1107196863#Topic/social_science_customs_&_traditions> # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Customs & Traditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE--Customs & Traditions"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1107196863#Topic/social_science_general> # SOCIAL SCIENCE--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE--General"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780752477374>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0752477374" ;
    schema:isbn "9780752477374" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/826291319>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Yesterday's country customs." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/903156862> ; # Yesterday's country customs : a history of traditional English folklore
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.