Most Recent Reviews

Below are the 15 most recent books reviewed by the Journal of Folklore Research. Clicking the links will bring you to the review's own page where you can see complete biblopgraphic information and read the entire review.

Curatorial Conversations: Cultural Representation and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival (Editor: Olivia Cadaval, Sojin Kim, and Diana Baird N'Diaye)
Peggy Seeger: A Life of Music, Love, and Politics (Jean R. Freedman)
Vikings in the Attic: In Search of Nordic America (Eric Dregni)
Mysteries of the Jaguar Shamans of the Northwest Amazon (Robin M. Wright)
Chiapas Maya Awakening: Contemporary Poems and Short Stories (Editor: Sean S. Sell and Nicolás Huet Bautista)
Mapping the History of Folklore Studies: Centres, Borderlands and Shared Spaces (Editor: Dace Bula and Sandis Laine)
Beyond the Crossroads: The Devil and the Blues Tradition (Adam Gussow)
The Witches' Ointment: The Secret History of Psychedelic Magic (Thomas Hatsis)
African American Food Culture (William Frank Mitchell)
Museums and Maori: Heritage Professionals, Indigenous Collections, Current Practice (Conal McCarthy)
The Color of Sound: Race, Religion, and Music in Brazil (John Burdick)
Legendary Louisiana Outlaws: The Villains and Heroes of Folk Justice (Keagan LeJeune)
Yo' Mama, Mary Mack, and Boudreaux and Thibodeaux: Louisiana Children's Folklore and Play (Jeanne Pitre Solieau)
Popobawa: Tanzanian Talk, Global Misreadings (Katrina Daly Thompson)
Coyote Anthropology (Roy Wagner)

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