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Library of Congress American Folklife Center An Illustrated Guide

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  • ISBN-13: 9780756747091
  • ISBN: 0756747090
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  • Publisher: DIANE Publishing Company

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The collections in the American Folklife Center's Archive of Folk Culture contain one-of-a-kind documentation of traditional cultural expressions that date from the end of the 19th century through the dawn of the 21st. Today, there are more than 3 million items of ethnographic documentation in the archive, a treasure trove that represents over 100 years of fieldwork. Chapters: A National Project with Many Workers; Folk Music & Song; Story & Other Narrative Forms; Dance; Material Culture; Community Life & Celebration; For Further Reading; & Music & Spoken Word from the Archive of Folk Culture: A Compact Disc of Audio Recordings Selected by the Staff of the American Folklife Center. Color & b&w photos.Hardin, James is the author of 'Library of Congress American Folklife Center An Illustrated Guide', published 2006 under ISBN 9780756747091 and ISBN 0756747090.

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