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  1. Scottish Tradition (RLE Folklore)

    A Collection of Scottish Folk Literature

    By David Buchan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    Scottish folk literature is characterised by a wide range of creative expression: story, song, play and proverb. This anthology, first published in 1984, provides an authoritative introduction to Scottish folk literature, and is unique in that it deals with all the genres intrinsic to Scottish...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Some Day Been Dey (RLE Folklore)

    West African Pidgin Folktales

    By Loreto Todd

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    'Once upon a time' is the English translation of the title of this collection of twenty-eight Pidgin tales from Cameroon in West Africa, first published in 1979. These are richly illustrative of the various folklore genres of the region and are presented in a modified standard orthography, with an...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Studies in Folk Life (RLE Folklore)

    Essays in Honour of Iorwerth C. Peate

    Edited by Geraint Jenkins

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    This collection, first published in 1969, presents essays written by twenty of the most eminent scholars from the British Isles and Europe on aspects of folk life studies. The essays are written in honour of Dr Iorwerth C. Peate, Curator of the Welsh Folk Museum and doyen of folk life studies in...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Turandot's Sisters (RLE Folklore)

    A Study of the Folktale AT 851

    By Christine Goldberg

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    The central tale studied in Turandot’s Sisters, first published in 1993, is The Princess Who Can Not Solve the Riddle, AT 851. Other wisdom tales are surveyed to show that they are separate from the riddle tales in material and in spirit. Customs and beliefs concerning riddling and riddle contests...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Types and Motifs of the Judeo-Spanish Folktales (RLE Folklore)

    By Reginetta Haboucha

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    This monumental book, first published in 1992, represents a major contribution to Sephardic and Hispanic studies as well as to comparative folklore scholarship in a worldwide perspective. After many years of fieldwork and extensive archival investigations in Spain, Israel and the United States, the...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Wise Words (RLE Folklore)

    Essays on the Proverb

    By Wolfgang Mieder

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    The twenty essays that comprise this book, which was first published in 1994, were written by leading paremiologists and folklorists from Africa, Canada, Great Britain, Germany and the US. They represent the best scholarship on proverbs in the English language, and together they give an impressive...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Yanagita Kunio and the Folklore Movement (RLE Folklore)

    The Search for Japan's National Character and Distinctiveness

    By Ronald A. Morse

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    Yanagita Kunio almost singlehandedly initiated the serious study of folklore in Japan. Even modern Japanese folklorists who may disagree with his approach or his methods must take his body of work as a point of departure for their own. This book, first published in 1990, puts Yanagita’s career...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Wit and Wisdom in Morocco (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of Native Proverbs

    By Edward Westermarck

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1930, this is the final of Edward Westermarck’s trilogy of titles that explore the society, culture and customs of Morocco. Compiled from years of personal research and interviews conducted with local people, this collection of native proverbs addresses such cultural and...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Politics of Culture in Iran

    By Nematollah Fazeli

    This first full-length study of the history of Iranian anthropology charts the formation and development of anthropology in Iran in the twentieth century. The text examines how and why anthropology and culture became part of wider socio-political discourses in Iran, and how they were appropriated,...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Gender Circuits

    Bodies and Identities in a Technological Age, 2nd Edition

    By Eve Shapiro

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    The new edition of Gender Circuits explores the impact of new technologies on the gendered lives of individuals through substantive sociological analysis and in-depth case studies. Examining the complex intersections between gender ideologies, social scripts, information and biomedical technologies...

    Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge