African American Folklore: An Encyclopedia for Students: An by Anand Prahlad

By Anand Prahlad

African American folklore dates again 240 years and has had an important effect on American tradition from the slavery interval to the fashionable day. This encyclopedia presents available entries on key components of this lengthy heritage, together with folklore initially derived from African cultures that experience survived the following and those who originated within the United States.

• deals the main finished compilation of assets on African American folklore, within the kinds of bibliographical citations, lists of sites, and lists of cultural centers

• Demonstrates the significance of black folklore to the improvement of yankee culture

• incorporates a exact choice of entries on black folks traditions

• records the ancient, aesthetic impression of African tradition on African American folklore

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