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  1. Woody Guthrie

    Writing America's Songs

    By Ronald D. Cohen

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Woody Guthrie is the most famous and influential folk music composer and performer in the history of the United States. His most popular song, "This Land is Your Land" has become the country's unofficial national anthem, known to every school child since the 1960s. His influence exceeded the realm...

    Published July 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  2. An Anthology of Russian Folktales

    By Jack V. Haney

    This anthology gathers a broad selection of Russian folktales, legends, and anecdotes, and includes helpful features that make them more accessible and engaging for English-language readers. Editor Jack V. Haney has selected some of the best tales from his seven-volume "Complete Russian Folktale"...

    Published February 14th 2009 by Routledge

  3. An Anthology of Russian Folk Epics

    By James Bailey

    An extensive introduction provides basic information about Russian epics, their historical background, their poetics, the history of their collection, their performance context, and their main interpretations. In addition, their is a short introduction to each song, explaining its plot, allusions,...

    Published November 30th 1998 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Issues in African American Music
    Edited by Mellonee Burnim, Portia K. Maultsby
    To Be Published August 31st 2015

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