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African American Folktales free pdf These 107 tales come from the canefields of the antebellum South, the villages of Caribbean islands, and the streets of contemporary Philadelphia. They robustly demonstrate the ways an uprooted people have drawn from the traditions of their past to fashion a life-and with it, a whole new and vital culture-in the New World.

About Roger D. Abrahams

Roger D. Abrahams is a former president of the American Folklore Society. Among his most recent books are " African Folktales" (also availabe in Pantheon paperback), "After Africa" (with John Szwed, and "Singing the Master."

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Author : Roger D. Abrahams
Publisher : Random House Inc
Data Published : 01 June 1999
ISBN : 0375705392
EAN : 9780375705397
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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