Most Recent Reviews

Below are the 15 most recent books reviewed by the Journal of Folklore Research. Clicking the links will bring you to the review's own page where you can see complete biblopgraphic information and read the entire review.

The Spirit of the Laws in Mozambique (Juan Obarrio)
Minority Nations in the Age of Uncertainty: New Paths to National Emancipation and Empowerment (Alain-G. Gagnon)
Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics: Roots and Branches of Southern Appalachian Dance (Phil Jamison)
Myths of the Rune Stone: Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America (David M. Krueger)
Appalachian Dance: Creativity and Continuity in Six Communities (Susan Eike Spalding)
Putting the Supernatural in Its Place: Folklore, the Hypermodern, and the Ethereal (Editor: Jeanie Banks Thomas)
Yeonhui: Korean Performing Arts
Songs of Sorrow: Lucy McKim Garrison and 'Slave Songs of the United States' (Samuel Charters)
Open Your Heart: Religion and Cultural Poetics of Greater Mexico (David P. Sandell)
Folk City: New York and the American Folk Music Revival (Stephen Petrus and Ronald D. Cohen)
African-Brazilian Culture and Regional Identity in Bahia, Brazil (Scott Ickes)
Ethnographies of Breastfeeding: Cultural Contexts and Confrontations (Editor: Tanya Cassidy and Abdullahi El Tom)
From Dog Bridegroom to Wolf Girl: Contemporary Japanese Fairy-Tale Adaptations in Conversation with the West (Mayako Murai)
Cultural Histories of the Material World (Peter N. Miller)
Built with Faith: Italian American Imagination and Catholic Material Culture in New York City (Joseph Sciorra)

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