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American material culture and folklife

American material culture and folklife

a prologue and dialogue

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Published by UMI Books on Demand in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Material culture -- United States.,
  • Folklore -- Research -- United States.,
  • United States -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Simon J. Bronner.
    SeriesAmerican material culture and folklife
    ContributionsBronner, Simon J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE159.5 .A64 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 256 p. :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21229051M

    American Material Culture and Folklife A Prologue and Dialogue (American Material Culture and Folklife) by Glassie, Henry. UMI Research Press, PAPERBACK. Good. Clean, has a good binding, no marks or notations. Minor wear. AM ST MATERIAL CULTURE & FOLKLIFE, PROF. S. BRONNER, SUMMER , PENN STATE HARRISBURG Page 3 of 26 Objectives By the end of the course, students will: 1. define ^material culture _ as a concept of cultural research and .

      American folklife is steeped in world cultures, or invented as new culture, always evolving, yet often practiced as it was created many years or even centuries ago. This fascinating encyclopedia explores the rich and varied cultural traditions of folklife in America - from barn raisings to the Pages: The Society offers six annual awards: 1) The Henry H. Douglas Distinguished Service Award honors an individual making a significant contribution that furthers the goals of The Society; 2) The Fred B. Kniffen Award recognizes a best-authored book in the field of North American material culture; 3) The Allen G. Noble Award recognizes a best.

    Book Description. American folklife is steeped in world cultures, or invented as new culture, always evolving, yet often practiced as it was created many years or even centuries ago. such as education and intellectual property; and expressions of material culture, such as homes, dress, food, and crafts. This encyclopedia covers notable. The book represents the first attempt to compare different kinds of material folk culture, including architecture, tools, and cookery, to detect common patterns and, in doing so, challenges conventional views of both folk culture and American culture. Henry Glassie is College Professor of Folklore at Indiana University.


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Material Culture: American Folklife Center: An Illustrated Guide (Library of Congress) The title of Kenneth Ames’s book on folk art, Beyond Necessity (), goes to the heart of how folk art might be differentiated from crafts. Where crafts speak to the needs of everyday living, folk art speaks to the emotions and beliefs and the need.

The book represents the first attempt to compare different kinds of material folk culture, including architecture, tools, and cookery, to detect common patterns and, in doing so, challenges conventional views of both folk culture and American by: American Material Culture And Folklife 1st Edition.

by Simon Bronner (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Author: Simon Bronner. The idea of the folk artifact / Simon J. Bronner --Artifact and culture, architecture and society / Henry Glassie --The concept of community and folklife American material culture and folklife book / John Michael Vlach --Toward a methodology for the ethnographic study of material culture / Sergeij A.

Tokarev --Musical instruments, tools and the experience of control / Thomas A. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm.

Contents: The idea of the folk artifact / Simon J. Bronner --Artifact and culture, architecture and society / Henry Glassie --The concept of community and folklife study / John Michael Vlach --Toward a methodology for the ethnographic study of.

A collection of letters that highlights the correspondence between Woody Guthrie and staff of the Archive of American Folk Song (now the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center). The material provides a unique perspective on Woody Guthrie's past, his art, his life in New York City, and his feelings about WWII.

The American Folklife Center is excited to announce that the collection of Nancy Sweezy (), noted folklorist, potter, and traditional arts administrator, is open for research. A finding aid is now available at this link. He has edited the journals Folklore Historian (–), Material Culture (–), and book series Studies in Folklore and Ethnology (Lexington Books), American Material Culture and Folklife (UMI Research Press), Material Worlds (University Press of Kentucky), Pennsylvania German History and Culture (Pennsylvania State University.

This handbook surveys the materials, approaches, and contexts of American folklore and folklife studies to guide folklorists and students/scholars of American culture, history, and society through more than years of work in the subject.

To cover the contextual and behavioral aspects as well as textual materials of American folklore and folklife studies, the handbook contains forty. The advancement of this goal popped into view in Alan’s early hiring of new staff members: adding Rusty Marshall, a former student of Henry Glassie, immersed in folk architecture and other aspects of material culture, and Elena Bradunas, a Lithuanian American with great insights into the evolving expressive culture of those who came from Europe.

American Folklife, a unique collection of essays dedicated to the presentation of American tradition, broadens our understanding of the regional differences and ethnic folkways that color American life.

Folklife research examines the entire context of everyday life in past and present. It includes every aspect of traditional life, from regional. The American Folklife Center is charged by Congress to “preserve and present American folklife,” and researchers using the Folk Archive to investigate women's history will make two happy discoveries.

First, material pertaining to women is extensive and may be found in nearly all of the archive's approximately three thousand collections; and. American folklife is steeped in world cultures, or invented as new culture, always evolving, yet often practiced as it was created many years or even centuries ago.

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. The Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage is thrilled to be collaborating with the Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology (SIMA) at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

SIMA, a program offered by the Department of Anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History, seeks to promote broader and more.

The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. was created by Congress in "to preserve and present American Folklife". The center includes the Archive of Folk Culture, established at the Library in as a repository for American folk center and its collections have grown to encompass all aspects of folklore and folklife worldwide.

He has edited numerous books: a four-volume encyclopedia of American folk life, a cultural history of consumer society, folklife studies from the Gilded Age, creativity and tradition, the writing of Lafcadio Hearn, the writing of Alan Dundes, American folklore and nationalism, and folk art and material culture.5/5(2).

Thirteen years later Simon Bronner edited American Material Culture and Folklife: A Prologue and Dialogue (Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, ). This monograph updates Dorson’s work and includes participant dialogues to resolve the on-going definition debate concerning folklore, folklife, and material culture.

In addition, this resource offers useful insights on folklife concepts through entries such as "community and group" and "tradition and culture." The set also features complete indexes in each volume, as well as a bibliography for further by: 4.

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Fife (, Paperback, Reprint) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. He is the author of the book Built with Faith: Italian American Imagination and Catholic Material Culture in New York City (University of Tennessee Press, ) and R.I.P.: Memorial Wall Art (Henry Holt & Co., ; Thames and Hudson, ).

"This introduction to the study of folklore and folklife contains an inspiring and spirited mixture of essays, theoretical contributions, practical instructions, and pure encyclopedia articles.

It is a very well put together book, written by eighteen researchers who have something to say. One can see here that it is competent educators who have come forward and are narrating All in [email protected] Diana Baird N’Diaye developed and leads The Will to Adorn: African American Dress and the Aesthetics of Identity, a pan-institutional, multi-sited research project that included a program in the Smithsonian Folklife training in anthropology, folklore, and visual studies and her experience as a studio craft artist support .This booklet was designed in conjunction with a Festival of American Folklife focusing on New Mexico, but can be used when teaching lessons on the culture of New Mexico.

It introduces young children to activities adapting Santa Clara Pueblo pottery designs, adobe model making, Rio Grande blanket designs, tinwork picture frames, and ramilletes de papel.