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Ozark Magic and Folklore.

Author: Vance Randolph
Publisher: Dover Publications, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This basic study by a renowned folklorist includes eye-opening information on yarb doctors, charms, spells, witches, ghosts, weather magic, crops and livestock, courtship and marriage, pregnancy and childbirth, animals and plants, death and burial, household superstitions, and much more.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vance Randolph
ISBN: 1306339588 9781306339582 9780486122960 0486122964
OCLC Number: 868269974
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Preface; Contents; 1. Introduction; 2. Weather Signs; 3. Crops and Livestock; 4. Household Superstitions; 5. Water Witches; 6. Mountain Medicine; 7. The Power Doctors; 8. Courtship and Marriage; 9. Pregnancy and Childbirth; 10. Ghost Stories; 11. Animals and Plants; 12. Ozark Witchcraft; 13. Death and Burial; 14. Miscellaneous Items; Bibliography; Index.

Abstract:

This basic study by a renowned folklorist includes eye-opening information on yarb doctors, charms, spells, witches, ghosts, weather magic, crops and livestock, courtship and marriage, pregnancy and childbirth, animals and plants, death and burial, household superstitions, and much more.

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