Certainly a great source of reference for those with interest in Folklore. Not just English, the authors have also provided links to British and European lore, where applicable. For the sceptics who scoff at the reader Pop Certainly a great source of reference for those with interest in Folklore. Popular tradition lays particular stress on the efficacy of raw onion rubbed on wasp and bee stings, and on warm onion juice dropped into the ear for earache.
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Men supposedly tell the story of the patasola to frighten their wives into being faithful and also instill a wariness of the jungle. It is thought the story originated in Tolima. The llorona Wailer is a wandering woman who carries a child through the streets. Some legends say she screams for aid, but anyone who carries the infant inherits the curse to become the new llorona. The spirit is said to stalk lonely places and appear to anyone plotting mischief. Others that she was a desperate wife who killed herself , and a child she had with her lover, when she heard her errant husband was returning from war.
The story of the wailing woman is particularly popular in eastern Colombia , in the region known as Los Llanos. You can also read The sound of music: traditional Colombian instruments. Madre monte Mother Mountain is a stout, elegant woman who wears moss and leaves and a green hat that conceals her face. L 48 Encyclopedia of the Chinese Overseas. Encyclopedia of the Peoples of Asia and Oceania. Endangered Peoples: Southeast and East Asia. K 63 Peoples of the World: Asians and Pacific Islanders.
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Christmas Folklore & Superstitions (Holiday Legends & Lore Book 2) - Kindle edition by A.R. Bane. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC. Following on the heels of his earlier ebook, "The Secret History of Mistletoe," A.R. Bane delivers another volume filled with the rich folklore and superstitions.
Military: An Encyclopedia. L 46 E 86 Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America. Greenwood Encyclopedia of Homes through World History. General NA Peoples of the Caribbean. M 67 Asians and Pacific Islanders. M 67 Eastern Europe and the Post-soviet Republics. Reference DJK M 67 Middle East and North Africa.
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Business Information for Other Countries Library Guide to International Business Be sure to look at the A to Z World Business database and the globalEdge website, along with the websites of the embassies of other countries, for business and cultural information about other countries. The EIU has information on various political and economic factors for each country.
On the individual country page, look under the Business tab, for a link to information on the Business Environment. The Global Insights section allows you to find business and cultural information for all of the countries in the world. Two search statements to try in the Library Catalog for books: 1. Doing Business from the World Bank. Reference K General HF Background Readings Clothing, the Body, and Society. Clothing and Religion.
Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion. Reference GT General GT F 87 Wedding Dress across Cultures. Reference QH Reference QP C Encyclopedia of Creation Myths. Reference BL C 7 L 44 Encyclopedia of Evolution. O 83 Encyclopedia of Human Evolution and Prehistory. E 53 Encyclopedia of Religion.
Solid academic background and practical experience are usually necessary for both academic and public sector careers in folklore. I know some feel in this modern world there is neither space or need for such things but I disagree - apart from keeping in touch w I grew up in a small village where the locals still quoted wives tales and farming anecdotes. Super Bowl Sunday. Not everything that is vernacular is folklore, but all folklore is vernacular. Retrieved April 30, As folklorists study new and evolving folklore, they need to have ways to talk about those new types.
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