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By Anand Prahlad

ISBN-10: 1610699297

ISBN-13: 9781610699297

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 background, together with folklore initially derived from African cultures that experience survived right here and those who originated within the United States.

• bargains the main finished compilation of assets on African American folklore, within the sorts 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 targeted selection of entries on black people traditions

• records the old, aesthetic effect of African tradition on African American folklore

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