Celebrating latino folklore an encyclopedia of cultural traditions

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celebrating latino folklore an encyclopedia of cultural traditions

Celebrating Latino Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Cultural Traditions by María Herrera-Sobek

Latino folklore is a fun and fascinating subject to many Americans, regardless of ethnicity. Interest in—and celebration of—Latin traditions such as Día de los Muertos in the United States is becoming more common outside of Latino populations. Celebrating Latino Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Cultural Traditions provides a broad and comprehensive collection of descriptive information regarding all the genres of Latino folklore in the United States, covering the traditions of Americans who trace their ancestry to Mexico, Spain, or Latin America.

The encyclopedia surveys all manner of topics and subject matter related to Latino folklore, covering the oral traditions and cultural heritage of Latin Americans from riddles and dance to food and clothing. It covers the folklore of 21 Latin American countries as these traditions have been transmitted to the United States, documenting how cultures interweave to enrich each other and create a unique tapestry within the melting pot of the United States.

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Latino folklore comprises a kaleidoscope of cultural traditions. This compelling three-volume work showcases its richness, complexity, and beauty.
María Herrera-Sobek

Celebrating Latino Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Cultural Traditions [3 volumes]

Latino folklore comprises a kaleidoscope of cultural traditions. This compelling three-volume work showcases its richness, complexity, and beauty. Folklore is an important affirmation of the cultural identity of the Latino people—one they are proud to pass on to each new generation and share with the rest of the world. Latino folklore encompasses a great variety of genres, such as folk narrative, song, dance, speech, food, clothing, children's games, theater, riddles, folk belief, folk medicine, and folk religion. Convert currency. Add to Basket.

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Latino folklore encompasses a great variety of genres, such as folk narrative, song, dance, speech, food, clothing, children's games, theater, riddles, folk belief, folk medicine, and folk religion. Latino folklore is a fun and fascinating subject to many Americans, regardless of ethnicity. Interest in--and celebration of--traditions such as Dia de los Muertos in the United States is becoming more common outside of Latino populations.
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This site requires JavaScript. Please enable JavaScript before proceeding:. Internet Explorer. Available for download. Not available in stores. Latino folklore is a fun and fascinating subject to many Americans, regardless of ethnicity. Celebrating Latino Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Cultural Traditions provides a broad and comprehensive collection of descriptive information regarding all the genres of Latino folklore in the United States, covering the traditions of Americans who trace their ancestry to Mexico, Spain, or Latin America.

Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Finding libraries that hold this item Summing up: recommended. Recommended for academic libraries with multicultural liberal arts majors, high schoollibraries, and large public libraries. The editor, a highly regarded folklorist, however, warns that it is not an exhaustive study or a collection of folkloric texts. It stands proudly as one of the strongest reference works in multicultural America. You may have already requested this item.

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