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Title Worldviews and the American West : the life of the place itself / edited by Polly Stewart [and others].
Publication Info Logan : Utah State University Press, ©2000.



Descript 1 online resource (257 pages) : illustrations
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Contents 2. Language of Animals / Barry Lopez 9 -- Song 17 -- 3. Faith of our Fathers / George Venn 19 -- 4. Blue Shadows on Human Drama: The Western Songscape / Hal Cannon 31 -- Objects 37 -- 5. A Diversity of Dead Helpers: Folk Saints of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands / James S. Griffith 39 -- 6. Icons of Immortality: Forest Lawn and the American Way of Death / Elliott Oring 54 -- 7. Ride 'Em, Barbie Girl: Commodifying Folklore, Place, and the Exotic / Jeannie B. Thomas 65 -- 8. Tall Tales and Sales / Steve Siporin 87 -- Narrative 105 -- 9. Jesse James: An American Outlaw / C.W. Sullivan III 107 -- 10. John Campbell's Adventure, and the Ecology of Story / Jarold Ramsey 118 -- 11. Raven and the Tide: A Tlingit Narrative / Nora Marks Dauenhauer editor, Richard Dauenhauer, editor 135 -- Groups 151 -- 12. "Two Moonlight Rides and a Picnic Lunch": Memories of Childhood in a Logging Community / Twilo Scofield 153 -- 13. In Her Own Words: Women's Frontier Friendships in Letters, Diaries, and Reminiscences / Margaret K. Brady 162 -- 14. Concept of the West and Other Hindrances to the Study of Mormon Folklore / William A. Wilson 179 -- 15. Coquelle Indians and the Cultural "Black Hole" of the Southern Oregon Coast / George B. Wasson 191 -- 16. Visible Landscapes/Invisible People: Negotiating the Power of Representation in a Mining Community / Robert McCarl 211 -- Personal Essay 227 -- 17. Local Character / Kim Stafford 229.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 0874214564 (electronic bk.)
9780874214567 (electronic bk.)
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Subject Minorities -- West (U.S.) -- Social life and customs.
Ethnophilosophy -- West (U.S.)
Folklore -- West (U.S.)
Group identity -- West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) -- Ethnic relations.
West (U.S.) -- Civilization.
West (U.S.) -- In literature.
Alt author Stewart, Polly, 1943-2013.
Descript 1 online resource (257 pages) : illustrations
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Contents 2. Language of Animals / Barry Lopez 9 -- Song 17 -- 3. Faith of our Fathers / George Venn 19 -- 4. Blue Shadows on Human Drama: The Western Songscape / Hal Cannon 31 -- Objects 37 -- 5. A Diversity of Dead Helpers: Folk Saints of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands / James S. Griffith 39 -- 6. Icons of Immortality: Forest Lawn and the American Way of Death / Elliott Oring 54 -- 7. Ride 'Em, Barbie Girl: Commodifying Folklore, Place, and the Exotic / Jeannie B. Thomas 65 -- 8. Tall Tales and Sales / Steve Siporin 87 -- Narrative 105 -- 9. Jesse James: An American Outlaw / C.W. Sullivan III 107 -- 10. John Campbell's Adventure, and the Ecology of Story / Jarold Ramsey 118 -- 11. Raven and the Tide: A Tlingit Narrative / Nora Marks Dauenhauer editor, Richard Dauenhauer, editor 135 -- Groups 151 -- 12. "Two Moonlight Rides and a Picnic Lunch": Memories of Childhood in a Logging Community / Twilo Scofield 153 -- 13. In Her Own Words: Women's Frontier Friendships in Letters, Diaries, and Reminiscences / Margaret K. Brady 162 -- 14. Concept of the West and Other Hindrances to the Study of Mormon Folklore / William A. Wilson 179 -- 15. Coquelle Indians and the Cultural "Black Hole" of the Southern Oregon Coast / George B. Wasson 191 -- 16. Visible Landscapes/Invisible People: Negotiating the Power of Representation in a Mining Community / Robert McCarl 211 -- Personal Essay 227 -- 17. Local Character / Kim Stafford 229.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 0874214564 (electronic bk.)
9780874214567 (electronic bk.)
Subject Minorities -- West (U.S.) -- Social life and customs.
Ethnophilosophy -- West (U.S.)
Folklore -- West (U.S.)
Group identity -- West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) -- Ethnic relations.
West (U.S.) -- Civilization.
West (U.S.) -- In literature.
Alt author Stewart, Polly, 1943-2013.

Subject Minorities -- West (U.S.) -- Social life and customs.
Ethnophilosophy -- West (U.S.)
Folklore -- West (U.S.)
Group identity -- West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) -- Ethnic relations.
West (U.S.) -- Civilization.
West (U.S.) -- In literature.
Descript 1 online resource (257 pages) : illustrations
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Contents 2. Language of Animals / Barry Lopez 9 -- Song 17 -- 3. Faith of our Fathers / George Venn 19 -- 4. Blue Shadows on Human Drama: The Western Songscape / Hal Cannon 31 -- Objects 37 -- 5. A Diversity of Dead Helpers: Folk Saints of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands / James S. Griffith 39 -- 6. Icons of Immortality: Forest Lawn and the American Way of Death / Elliott Oring 54 -- 7. Ride 'Em, Barbie Girl: Commodifying Folklore, Place, and the Exotic / Jeannie B. Thomas 65 -- 8. Tall Tales and Sales / Steve Siporin 87 -- Narrative 105 -- 9. Jesse James: An American Outlaw / C.W. Sullivan III 107 -- 10. John Campbell's Adventure, and the Ecology of Story / Jarold Ramsey 118 -- 11. Raven and the Tide: A Tlingit Narrative / Nora Marks Dauenhauer editor, Richard Dauenhauer, editor 135 -- Groups 151 -- 12. "Two Moonlight Rides and a Picnic Lunch": Memories of Childhood in a Logging Community / Twilo Scofield 153 -- 13. In Her Own Words: Women's Frontier Friendships in Letters, Diaries, and Reminiscences / Margaret K. Brady 162 -- 14. Concept of the West and Other Hindrances to the Study of Mormon Folklore / William A. Wilson 179 -- 15. Coquelle Indians and the Cultural "Black Hole" of the Southern Oregon Coast / George B. Wasson 191 -- 16. Visible Landscapes/Invisible People: Negotiating the Power of Representation in a Mining Community / Robert McCarl 211 -- Personal Essay 227 -- 17. Local Character / Kim Stafford 229.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
Alt author Stewart, Polly, 1943-2013.
ISBN 0874214564 (electronic bk.)
9780874214567 (electronic bk.)

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