Out of the Ordinary Folklore and the Supernatural

ISBN-10: 0874211964
ISBN-13: 9780874211962
Edition: 1995
Authors: Barbara Walker
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
Publication date: 10/1/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
Beings Without Bodies: An Experience-Centered Theory of the Belief in Spirits
The Moccasin Telegraph and Other Improbabilities: A Personal Essay
Folklore, Foodways, and the Supernatural
Ghosts, Spirits, and Scholars: The Origins of Modern Spiritualism
Aftermath of a Failed Seance: The Functions of Skepticism in a Traditional Society
Supernatural Experience, Folk Belief, and Spiritual Healing
"If I Knew You Were Coming, I'd Have Baked a Cake": The Folklore of Foreknowledge in a Neighborhood Group
Bad Scares and Joyful Hauntings: "Priesting" the Supernatural Predicament
The Tourist Folklore of Pele: Encounters with the Other
Terror in Transition: Hmong Folk Belief in America
Selected Bibliography
Editor
Contributors
Index

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