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Title:
Out of the ordinary : folklore and the supernatural
Author:
Walker, Barbara, 1946-
Publication Information:
Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, [1995]

©1995
Physical Description:
x, 218 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Beings without bodies: an experience-centered theory of the belief in spirits / David J. Hufford -- The moccasin telegraph and other improbabilities: a personal essay / Barre Toelken -- Folklore, foodways, and the supernatural / Timothy C. Lloyd -- Ghosts, spirits, and scholars: the origins of modern spiritualism / Kenneth D. Pimple -- Aftermath of a failed seance: the functions of skepticism in a traditional society / Maxine Miska -- Supernatural experience, folk belief, and spiritual healing / James McClenon -- "If I kKnew you were coming, I'd have baked a cake": the folklore of foreknowledge in a neighborhood group / Gillian Bennett -- Bad scares and joyful hauntings: "priesting" the supernatural predicament / Erika Brady -- The tourist folklore of Pele: encounters with the other / Joyce D. Hammond -- Terror in transition: Hmong folk belief in America / Shelley R. Adler
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ISBN:
9780874211917

9780874211962
Format :
Book

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