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Campus Traditions: Folklore from the Old-Time College to the Modern Mega-University
From their beginnings, campuses emerged as hotbeds of traditions and folklore. American college students inhabit a culture with its own slang, stories, humor, beliefs, rituals, and pranks. Simon J.Expand
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The meaning of folklore
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Following Tradition
Traditional fabric curtains are being made in a range of colours and designs to enhance the patient experience Bug-busting There is a growing market for disposable curtains, with trusts recognisingExpand
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Practice Theory in Folklore and Folklife Studies
Since the 1960s, folkloristic approaches in North America and Europe have been thematised with the keywords of performance and practice, respectively. Although the orientations built around theExpand
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The Meanings of Tradition: An Introduction
Call it tradition or not, end-times bring on reflection, new-times prompt forecast Folklorists who might study tradition, and themselves are "imbued with tradition," according to Alan Jabbour whoExpand
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Consuming visions : accumulation and display of goods in America, 1880-1920
How did the consumer system develop to pervade the whole of American culture? The rise of American mass culture helped to spread consumerism, turning the country into a nation of consumers. ThisExpand
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