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 Formation of Candomblé: Vodun History and Ritual in Brazil (Luis Nicolau Parés)
Regarding Manneken Pis: Culture, Celebration and Conflict in Brussels (Catherine Emerson)
Communicating: The Multiple Modes of Human Communication (Ruth Finnegan)
Staging Ghana: Artistry and Nationalism in State Dance Ensembles (Paul Schauert)
Where is Language? An Anthropologist's Questions on Language, Literature and Performance (Ruth Finnegan)
The Paraguayan Harp: From Colonial Transplant to National Emblem (Alfredo Colman)
Stable Views: Stories and Voices from the Thoroughbred Racetrack (Ellen E. McHale)
Von Geistern, Steinen und anderen Leuten: Das Weltbild der Baure im bolivianischen Tiefland (Franziska Riedel)
Developing the Dead: Mediumship and Selfhood in Cuban Espiritismo (Diana Espírito Santo)
The Militant Song Movement in Latin America: Chile, Uruguay, and Argentina (Editor: Pablo Vila)
Painting the Gospel: Black Public Art and Religion in Chicago (Kymberly N. Pinder)
Chol (Mayan) Folktales: A Collection of Stories from the Modern Maya of Southern Mexico (Nicholas A. Hopkins and J. Kathryn Josserand with Ausencio [Chencho] Cruz Guzmán)
Textiles of Timor: Island in the Woven Sea (Editor: Roy W. Hamilton and Joanna Barrkman)
Global Tangos: Travels in the Transnational Imaginary (Melissa A. Fitch)
Ozark Coverlets: The Shiloh Museum of Ozark History Collection (Martha L. Benson and Laura Redford)

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