Usable Pasts

Usable Pasts

Traditions and Group Expressions in North America

eBook - 1997
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In Usable Pasts, fourteen authors examine the manipulation of traditional expressions among a variety of groups from the United States and Canada: the development of a pictorial style by Navajo weavers in response to traders, Mexican American responses to the appropriation of traditional foods by Anglos, the expressive forms of communication that engender and sustain a sense of community in an African American women's social club and among elderly Yiddish folksingers in Miami Beach, the incorporation of mass media images into the "C & Ts" (customs and traditions) of a Boy Scout troop, the changi.
Publisher: Logan, Utah :, Utah State University Press,, 1997.
ISBN: 9780874213348
0874213347
0585034354
9780585034355
087421226X
9780874212266
0874212251
9780874212259
Branch Call Number: eBook EBSCOhost
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 335 pages) : illustrations.
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Additional Contributors: Tuleja, Tad 1944-

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