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From my people : 400 years of African American folklore

Author: Daryl Cumber Dance
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A celebration of African American life and culture brings together four hundred years of folklore, traditional tales, recipes, proverbs, legends, folk songs, and folk art.
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Genre/Form: Legends
Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daryl Cumber Dance
ISBN: 0393047989 9780393047981 0393324974 9780393324976
OCLC Number: 47922828
Description: xliii, 736 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Folktales --
Folk music : Spirituals and other freedom songs ; Blues ; Ballads and other folk songs ; Zydeco and ballads from Louisiana Creoles of color ; Rap --
The style of soul --
Folk arts and crafts : Carvings and sculptures ; Pottery ; Dolls and other toys ; Musical instruments ; Graffiti --
Sermons and other speeches --
Family folklore and personal memorates --
Soul food --
Proverbs and other memorable sayings --
Folk rhymes, work songs, and shouts --
Riddles and other verbal tests and contests --
Superstitions and other folk beliefs --
The rumor mill --
Techlore.
Responsibility: edited by Daryl Cumber Dance.

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A celebration of African American life and culture brings together four hundred years of folklore, traditional tales, recipes, proverbs, legends, folk songs, and folk art.

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