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Courlander, Harold 1908-1996

Overview
Works: 290 works in 999 publications in 11 languages and 30,159 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Legends  Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Discography  Music 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Performer, Collector, Recording engineer, Narrator, Composer, Singer, Instrumentalist, Depositor, Other
Classifications: E99.H7, 398.209701
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Publications about Harold Courlander
Publications by Harold Courlander
Publications by Harold Courlander, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Harold Courlander
 
Most widely held works by Harold Courlander
A treasury of Afro-American folklore : the oral literature, traditions, recollections, legends, tales, songs, religious beliefs, customs, sayings, and humor of peoples of African descent in the Americas by Harold Courlander( Book )
39 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,401 libraries worldwide
A collection of African folkore from the Sub-Saharan region that reflects the diversity of cultures and traditions in the area
Negro folk music, U.S.A. by Harold Courlander( Book )
46 editions published between 1963 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,072 libraries worldwide
Discusses the essence and development of various forms of Negro folk music, both vocal and instrumental, including ballads, blues, spirituals, worksongs, Louisiana Creole songs, cries, dances, and game songs. Includes words and music for forty-three songs, and discographies
The fourth world of the Hopis by Harold Courlander( Book )
37 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 1,987 libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty legends of the Hopi people, originating in the different tribes and relating tales of journeys, wars, heroic deeds, and tribal heroes
The cow-tail switch, and other West African stories by Harold Courlander( Book )
29 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in English and held by 1,888 libraries worldwide
Contains seventeen stories gathered from the Ashantis of West Africa
The Heart of the Ngoni heroes of the African kingdom of Segu by Harold Courlander( file )
11 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in English and held by 1,736 libraries worldwide
This is the first English language collection of heroic narratives taken from the oral tradition of the Bambara, one of the most important tribes in Western Africa and the founders of the kingdom of Segu, a group of city-states that existed in the seventeenth century along the Upper Niger river
The drum and the hoe; life and lore of the Haitian people by Harold Courlander( Book )
27 editions published between 1960 and 1985 in English and held by 1,270 libraries worldwide
Includes musical notations of 186 songs and drum rhythms
The king's drum, and other African stories by Harold Courlander( Book )
17 editions published between 1962 and 1971 in English and Russian and held by 799 libraries worldwide
The tales in this collection reflect the traditional ways and thinking of different regions and peoples in Africa south of the Sahara. Grades 4-6
The African; a novel by Harold Courlander( Book )
23 editions published between 1967 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 786 libraries worldwide
Hwesuhunu is captured by French slave traders, shipwrecked on the island of Saint Lucia, enslaved on a Georgia plantation, and then seeks his freedom as a runaway slave
Big Falling Snow : a Tewa-Hopi Indian's life and times and the history and traditions of his people by Albert Yava( Book )
12 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and held by 763 libraries worldwide
The fire on the mountain, and other Ethiopian stories by Harold Courlander( Book )
25 editions published between 1950 and 1995 in English and Japanese and held by 752 libraries worldwide
The hat-shaking dance, and other tales from the Gold Coast by Harold Courlander( Book )
8 editions published between 1957 and 1962 in English and held by 677 libraries worldwide
Twenty-one illustrated tales from the Ashanti people of Ghana
Tales of Yoruba gods and heroes by Harold Courlander( Book )
15 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 669 libraries worldwide
"Myths, legends and heroic tales of the Yoruba people of West Africa"--Cover subtitle
People of the short blue corn; tales and legends of the Hopi Indians by Harold Courlander( Book )
5 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in English and held by 659 libraries worldwide
A collection of seventeen traditional tales from the Hopi
Ride with the sun : an anthology of folk tales and stories from the United Nations by Harold Courlander( Book )
19 editions published between 1955 and 1962 in 7 languages and held by 642 libraries worldwide
Hopi voices : recollections, traditions, and narratives of the Hopi Indians by Harold Courlander( Book )
5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 641 libraries worldwide
The Crest and the hide, and other African stories of heroes, chiefs, bards, hunters, sorcerers, and common people by Harold Courlander( Book )
4 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 636 libraries worldwide
Twenty tales and legends from the Ashanti, Mensa, Swahili, Soninke, Tswana, Zulu and other African peoples
The piece of fire, and other Haitian tales by Harold Courlander( Book )
6 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and held by 575 libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty-six Haitian folk tales about animals, men, and gods
The tiger's whisker, and other tales and legends from Asia and the Pacific by Harold Courlander( Book )
10 editions published between 1959 and 1960 in English and held by 569 libraries worldwide
Folktales and legends from Korea, Burma, China, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), India, Kashmir, Japan, Arabia, Persia, Laos, Indonesia, Malaya, Polynesia, and Yap
Olode the hunter, and other tales from Nigeria by Harold Courlander( Book )
6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
Twenty-nine stories from the people of Nigeria that tell, among other things, why the lizard sometimes lives in a house and about the man who found death in happiness
Religion and politics in Haiti; two essays by Harold Courlander( Book )
9 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Kurlender, G.
Kurlender, Garol'd.
クーランダー, ハロルド
Languages
English (326)
Malay (4)
Spanish (4)
Japanese (3)
Russian (2)
Italian (2)
Catalan (2)
Telugu (1)
Persian (1)
Indonesian (1)
Bengali (1)
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