History British Folklore: Volume 1, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

History British Folklore

Volume 1, 1st Edition

Edited by Richard M. Dorson


556 pages

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This book describes how the theory and pursuit of folklore evolved in England and were transported throughout the British Isles, the British Empire, and the world at large. It shows the intimate bonds between the culture of the folk and the history of England.

Table of Contents

1. The Antiquaries 2. The Antiquary-Folklorists 3. The Literary Folklorists 4. The First Scottish Folklorists 5. The Mythological Folklorists 6. The Savage Folklorists 7. The Great Team of Folklorists 8. The Society Folklorists 9. The County Collectors 10. The Overseas Folklorists 11. The Celtic Folklorists

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Folklore & Mythology
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies