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Title The ballad collectors of North America [electronic resource] : how gathering folksongs transformed academic thought and American identity / edited by Scott B. Spencer.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description vii, 237 p.
Series American folk music and musicians ; no. 15
American folk music and musicians ; no. 15.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ballad collecting : impetus and impact / Scott B. Spencer -- Franz Boas, the phonograph, and the Columbia School / Erika Brady -- Ballad collectors in the Ozarks / Norm Cohen -- Songcatchers in the West : cowboy songs ; Songcatchers in the West, other traditions / Guy Logsdon -- Folk song collectors in the Midwest / James P. Leary -- Ballad collectors in the Northeast / Nancy-Jean Ballard Seigel -- Four songcatchers in eastern Canada / Sheldon Posen -- The Lomaxes / Matt Barton -- Robert Winslow Gordon / Paul Stamler -- Collecting occupational songs / Dan Milner -- Commodification and revival / Paul Stamler.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Folk music -- Collectors and collecting -- United States.
Ballads, English -- United States -- History and criticism.
Folk music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Spencer, Scott B., 1970-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780810881556 (cloth alk. paper)
9780810881563 (e-book)

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