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.

Vaccinations and Public Concern in History: Legend, Rumor, and Risk Perception (Andrea Kitta)
America's Favorite Holidays: Candid Histories (Bruce David Forbes)
Río: A Photographic Journey down the Old Río Grande (Editor: Melissa Savage)
The Voice in the Drum: Music, Language, and Emotion in Islamic South Asia (Richard K. Wolf)
UNESCO on the Ground: Local Perspectives on Intangible Cultural Heritage (Editor: Michael Dylan Foster and Lisa Gilman)
The Headless Horseman of Booger Holler and Other Dover Tales (Mindy Campbell Hudson)
Kilmacow Folklore 2: County Kilkenny, St. Joseph's Presentation Convent Girls N.S., Upper Kilmacow, St. Patrick's Strangsmills Mixed N.S., Dunkitt, Kilmacow Schools' Scheme 1937-39 (Editor: Jimmie Cooke)
Coming of Age in Chicago: The 1893 World's Fair and the Coalescence of American Anthropology (Editor: Curtis M. Hinsley and David R. Wilcox)
Icelandic Magic: Practical Secrets of the Northern Grimoires (Editor: Stephen E. Flowers)
Merchants in the City of Art: Work, Identity, and Change in a Florentine Neighborhood (Anne Schiller)
Packy Jim: Folklore and Worldview on the Irish Border (Ray Cashman)
Legacies of Ewan MacColl: The Last Interview (Editor: Allan F. Moore, and Giovanni Vacca)
Quilts and Human Rights (Marsha MacDowell, Mary Worrall, Lynne Swanson, and Beth Donaldson)
Living Treaties: Narrating Mi'kmaw Treaty Relations (Editor: Marie Battiste)
Singers Die Twice: A Journey to the Land of Dhrupad (Peter Pannke)

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