Shared traditions : Southern history and folk culture
Note: 98040082 Charles Joyner. Includes bibliographical references (p. -348) and index. Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Southern folk culture: unity in diversity -- " Let us break bread together": cultural interaction in the old South -- "In his hands": the world of the plantation slaves -- History as ritual: rites of power and resistance on the slave plantation -- "Guilty of holiest crime": the passion of John Brown -- The South as a folk culture: David Potter and the Southern enigma -- The bold Fischer man: David Hackett Fischer and the British sources of American folk culture -- The narrowing gyre: Henry Glassie, Irish folk culture, and the American South -- a community of memory: assimilation and identity among the Jews of Georgetown -- The sounds of Southern culture: blues, country, jazz, and rock -- Sweet music: tradition, creativity, and the Appalachian dulcimer -- Sea island legacy: folk tradition and the civil rights movement -- "Alice of the hermitage": a study in legend, belief, and history -- A model for the analysis of folklore performance in historical context -- Folklore and social transformation: historians and folklorists in the modern world -- Endangered traditions: resort development and cultural conservation on the sea islands.
Keyword(s): Folklore Southern States.. Folklore and history Southern States.. Plantation life Southern States History.. Southern States Social life and customs.