9780486211817

Ozark Magic and Folklore

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  • ISBN13:

    9780486211817

  • ISBN10:

    0486211819

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1964-06-01
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
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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.

Table of 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

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