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Title Mapping the history of folklore studies : centres, borderlands and shared spaces / edited by Dace Bula and Sandis Laime
Published Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 376 pages) : illustrations
Summary This collection of articles provides rich and diverse insights into the historical dynamics of folkloristic thought with its shifting geographies, shared spaces, centres and borderlands. By focusing on intellectual collaboration and sharing, the volume also reveals the limitations, barriers and boundaries inherent in scholarship and scholarly communities. Folklore scholars from Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden, and the USA reflect upon a range of related questions, including: To what extent and in what sense can folklore studies be regarded as a shared field of knowledge? W
Notes This book "results from the conference organized by the Archives of Latvian Folklore to commemorate the approach of its 90th anniversary. Held in Riga [Latvia] on October 19-24, 2014, the event gathered together folklore scholars from Belgium, Estonia, Germany, Finland, Hungary, Lithuania, Russia, Slovenia, Sweden, the USA and Latvia."--Page ix
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Folklore -- Europe -- History
Folklore -- Europe -- History -- Cross-cultural studies
Folklore -- Study and teaching -- Europe
Cultural studies.
Society & social sciences.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Folklore & Mythology.
Folklore -- Study and teaching
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies
Form Electronic book
Author Bula, Dace, editor
Laime, Sandis, 1982- editor.
ISBN 9781443892674