By Anand Prahlad

ISBN-10: 1610699297

ISBN-13: 9781610699297

African American folklore dates again 240 years and has had an important influence on American tradition from the slavery interval to the trendy day. This encyclopedia offers obtainable entries on key components of this lengthy heritage, together with folklore initially derived from African cultures that experience survived right here and people who originated within the United States.

• deals the main accomplished compilation of assets on African American folklore, within the sorts of bibliographical citations, lists of sites, and lists of cultural centers

• Demonstrates the significance of black folklore to the improvement of yankee culture

• includes a distinctive number of entries on black folks traditions

• files the ancient, aesthetic effect of African tradition on African American folklore

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