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When Roots Die Endangered Traditions on the Sea Islands

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ISBN-10: 0820323934

ISBN-13: 9780820323930

Edition: 1987

Authors: Patricia Jones-Jackson, Charles Joyner

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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 1987
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 1/7/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Foreword
In Memoriam
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Social History and Organization
Topography
Demography
Economy
Social Structure
The Folk Literature
Oral Presentation
The Setting
The Audience
The Storytellers
Conclusion
The Texts
The Prayers
A Sermon
Gullah Tales Exemplifying Audience Participation
Three Gullah Tales with African Parallels
The Language
History
Present-Day Gullah
Features of Grammar
Conclusion
An Interview: Catching Fish
Buh Rabbit en' de Lawd
Phoentic Text: The Soul and the Spirit
The Land Question
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index