The Folklore of Cotswolds: Katharine Briggs: Selected Works

The Folklore of Cotswolds: Katharine Briggs: Selected Works

by Katharine Briggs
     
 

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.See more details below

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First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415291569
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/15/2002
Edition description:
FAC
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword5
Map of the Cotswolds8
Acknowledgements10
1General Survey of the Cotswolds11
2Seasonal Customs and Festivities18
3Songs, Dances, Games and Rhymes42
4Historical Traditions56
5Tales and Legends69
6The Traditions of Wychwood Forest85
7Rogues and Highwaymen102
8Birth, Death and Marriage109
9Plants, Trees and Animals118
10Witches in the Cotswolds130
11Supernatural Beliefs140
12Folk Motifs in Cotswold Churches153
13Trades and Crafts in the Cotswolds163
Notes173
Appendices183
Select Bibliography193
Folk Museums in the Cotswold Area195
Index of Tale Types197
Motif Index197
General Index200

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