eBook Celebrating Latino Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Cultural Traditions, 1st Edition

  • Maria Herrera-Sobek
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  • ISBN-10: 0313343403
  • ISBN-13: 9780313343407
  • DDC: 305.86
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1329 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released January 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

This comprehensive three-volume work showcases the richness and beauty of the kaleidoscope of complex cultural traditions that make up Latino folklore.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Advisory Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
Guide to Related Topics.
1: Adivinanzas (Riddles).
2: Adobe.
3: African Influence on Latino Folklore.
4: Afro-Colombian Music.
5: Agringado (Anglicized).
6: Alabados.
7: Alabanzas.
8: Alambrista (Undocumented Border Crosser).
9: Albóndigas (Meatballs).
10: Albures.
11: Altars.
12: American Folklore Society (AFS).
13: Argentina and Its Folklore.
14: Arora, Shirley Lease (1930–).
15: Arroz con Leche (Rice Pudding).
16: Asian Contribution to Chicano/Latino Folklore.
17: Aztec Empire.
18: Aztlán.
19: Bachata.
20: Baez, Joan Chandos (1941–).
21: Bailando con el Diablo (Dancing with the Devil Legends).
22: Bailes Latinoamericanos.
23: “Ballad of Gregorio Cortez”.
24: Ballet Folklórico: Azteca.
25: Ballet Folklórico: Jarabe Tapatío.
26: Ballet Folklórico: Michoacán.
27: Ballet Folklórico: San Luis Potosí.
28: Ballet Folklórico: Tabasco.
29: Ballet Folklórico: Tamaulipas.
30: Ballet Folklórico: Veracruz.
31: Baptism.
32: Barbacoa.
33: Bato/a.
34: Bautizo (Baptism): Rites, Padrinos, and Celebrations.
35: Billy the Kid/El Bilito (1859–1881).
36: Birria.
37: The Black Legend.
38: Boggs, Ralph Steele (1901–1994).
39: Bolivia and Its Folklore.
40: Bomba.
41: Boogie Woogie.
42: Botánicas.
43: Bourke, Captain John Gregory (1846–1896).
44: Brazil and Its Folklore.
45: Brazil, Myths and Legends from.
46: Briggs, Charles Leslie (1953–).
47: Brujería (Witchcraft).
48: Buñuelos.
49: Burritos.
50: Cabañuelas (Weather Prognostication).
51: Cabeza de Baca, Fabiola (c. 1894–1991).
52: Cabrito.
53: Cadaval, Olivia (1943–).
54: Caída de Mollera (Baby's Fallen Fontanel).
55: Calaveras (Skulls).
56: Califas (California).
57: Caló (Folk Speech).
58: Campa, Arthur León (1905–1978).
59: Canción Ranchera.
60: Canción Romántica.
61: Candles (Velas).
62: Canícula (Dog Days of Summer).
63: Cantú, Norma E. (1947–).
64: Capirotada.
65: Carne Asada.
66: Casanova, Stephen (Steve) (1949–2009).
67: Cascarones.
68: Casitas.
69: Castellánoz, Genoveva (1932–).
70: Chalupas.
71: Champurrado.
72: Charms.
73: Charreada.
74: Charros (Horsemen).
75: Chicano/a Art and Folklore.
76: Chicano/a Literature and Folklore.
77: Chicano Spanish.
78: Chicharrones.
79: Children's Songs and Games.
80: Chile and Its Folklore.
81: Chiles (Peppers).
82: Chili Queens.
83: Chimayó.
84: Chirrionera.
85: Cholos/Cholas.
86: Christmas (Navidad).
87: Chupacabra.
88: Cihuacóatl.
89: Cinco de Mayo (May 5th).
90: Coatlicue.
91: Colchas (Quilts, Quilting).
92: Colonial Art.
93: Comadre/Compadre.
94: Conjunto.
95: Conjuro/Hechizo (Magic Spell).
96: Con Safos (C/S).
97: Corrido (Ballad).
98: Costa Rica and Its Folklore.
99: Coyolxauhqui.
100: Coyote.
101: Cuaresma (Lent).
102: Cuban Americans and Their Folklore.
103: Décima.
104: Descansos.
105: Día de la Raza.
106: Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead).
107: Día de los Muertos, Migration and Transformation to the U.S..
108: Dichos (Proverbs).
109: Dickey, Dan William (1953–).
110: Duendes.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
1: El Coquí.
2: El Diablo (The Devil).
3: El Niño Fidencio (José Fidencio Síntora Constantino) (1898–1938).
4: “El Niño Perdido” (“The Lost Child”).
5: El Salvador and Its Folklore.
6: El Tiradito (The Outcast).
7: Elotes.
8: Embrujado/a.
9: Empacho (Tripida or Pega).
10: Empanadas.
11: Enchiladas.
12: Espinosa, Aurelio Macedonio (1880–1958).
13: Espíritus Malignos (Evil Spirits).
14: Fables.
15: Fajitas.
16: Fandango.
17: Farmworkers' Theater.
18: Feijoada.
19: Flamenco.
20: Flor y Canto.
21: Folk Instruments.
22: Folk Medicine.
23: Folk Narratives: Folk Tales, Legends, and Jokes.
24: Folk Speech and Folklore.
25: Folk Tales.
26: Frijoles.
27: Funerals.
28: Funerary Practices.
29: George Washington's Birthday Celebration (Laredo, TX).
30: Ghosts.
31: Goldberg, Harriet (1926–2001).
32: González de Mireles, Jovita (1903–1983).
33: Gorditas.
34: Gravemarkers.
35: Graveyards.
36: Greaser.
37: Greater Mexico and Its Folklore.
38: Green, Archie (1917–2009).
39: Guacamole.
40: Guerrero, Eduardo “Lalo” (1916–2005).
41: Hip Hop.
42: Hispano Culture.
43: Holy Communion.
44: Huelga (Workers' Strike).
45: Huesero (Bonesetter).
46: Huitzilopochtli.
47: Iconotheophany.
48: Indita Folksongs.
49: Jaramillo, Cleofas M. (1878–1956).
50: Jaramillo, Don Pedrito (c. 1829–1907).
51: Jiménez, Santiago (1913–1984).
52: Jokes (Chistes).
53: Juan el Oso (John the Bear).
54: Keller, John Esten (1917–2010).
55: “La Adelita”.
56: “La Bamba”.
57: La Despedida (The Farewell).
58: La Llorona (The Wailing Woman).
59: La Santísima Muerte.
60: La Siguanaba.
61: La Vieja Inés y los Listones.
62: Lamadrid, Enrique R. (1948–).
63: Las Posadas.
64: Latina Feminism and Folklore in the United States.
65: Latino National Heritage Award Fellows (1982–2011).
66: Lea, Aurora Lucero-White (1894–1965).
67: Leal, Luis (1907–2010).
68: Lengua.
69: Limón, José (1908–1972).
70: Limón, José Eduardo (1944–).
71: Limpias (Cleansings).
72: Lomax, Alan (1915–2002).
73: Lomax, John Avery (1867–1948).
74: Los Lobos.
75: Los Penitentes.
76: Los Pleneros de la 21.
77: Los Reyes Magos (The Three Kings).
78: Los Rinches.
79: “Los Tejanos” (Folk Play).
80: Love and Rockets.
81: Lowriders.
82: Lummis, Charles F. (1859–1928).
83: Magia (Magic).
84: Maíz.
85: Mal de Ojo (Evil Eye).
86: Malinche (fl. 1519–1527).
87: Malverde, Jesús (d. 1909).
88: Mambo.
89: Mandas and Juramentos.
90: Mariachi.
91: Matachines (Folk Performance).
92: Matrimonio and Pedida de Mano (Marriage and Engagement).
93: Maximón (San Simón).
94: McDowell, John Holmes (1946–).
95: Mendoza, Lydia (1916–2007).
96: Menudo.
97: Merengue.
98: Milagros.
99: Mission Art and Architecture.
100: Molas.
101: Mole.
102: Morcillas.
103: “Moros y Cristianos” (Folk Play).
104: The Motif-Index of Folk Literature (1932–1936; Second Edition 1955–1958).
105: Murieta, Joaquín (d. 1853).
106: Myths.
107: Nachos.
108: Nacimientos.
109: Nájera-Ramírez, Olga (1955–).
110: Narcocorridos.
111: Nicaragua and Its Folklore.
112: Nicolopulos, James (1945–2010).
113: Niños Héroes de Chapultepec (Boy Heroes of Chapultepec).
114: Nuyorican Poets Café.
115: Otero-Warren, Nina (1881–1965).
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
1: Pachucos.
2: Pachuquismo: 1940s Urban Youth.
3: Paella.
4: Pan Dulce (Mexican Pastry).
5: Panama and Its Folklore.
6: Paper Arts (Papel Picado, Papier Mâché, and Kites).
7: Paredes, Américo (1915–1999).
8: Parsons, Elsie (1875–1941).
9: Partera (Midwife).
10: Pastorelas (Shepherds' Plays).
11: Pedro de Urdemalas.
12: Peladito (Pelado).
13: Pelea de Gallos (Cockfighting).
14: Peru and Its Folklore.
15: Pilgrimages (Peregrinaciones).
16: Piñata.
17: Pinole.
18: Plena.
19: Pochismos.
20: Pocho/a.
21: Pozole.
22: Puerto Rico and Its Folklore.
23: Pulque.
24: Quesos.
25: Quetzalcóatl.
26: Quinceañera.
27: Quinto Sol.
28: Race Records.
29: Rael, Juan Bautista (1900–1993).
30: Rascuache.
31: Rebolledo, Tey Diana (1937–).
32: Rebozo.
33: Reggae.
34: Reggaetón.
35: Relajo.
36: Religious Folk Art.
37: Retablos.
38: Ridge, John Rollin (1827–1867).
39: Robb, John Donald (1892–1989).
40: Romance.
41: Rosca de Reyes.
42: Rumba (Rhumba).
43: Sahagún, Bernardino de (C. 1499–1590).
44: Saints (Santos).
45: Saint's Day (Día de Santo).
46: Salsa.
47: San Lorenzo, Feast Day of.
48: Santería.
49: Santiago, Feast Day of.
50: Santo Niño de Atocha (The Holy Child of Atocha).
51: Sarape.
52: September 16 (Mexican Independence Day).
53: Soldado, Juan (C. 1918–1938).
54: Sopas (de Arroz, de Fideos).
55: Spain and Its Folklore.
56: Spirit Possession and Exorcism.
57: Strachwitz, Chris (1931–).
58: Susto.
59: Tacos.
60: Tamales.
61: Tandas and Cundinas.
62: Tango.
63: Tattoos (Tatuajes).
64: Teatro de Carpas.
65: Tequila.
66: Texas Folklore Society.
67: Tezcatlipoca.
68: Tín Tán (1915–1973).
69: Tin Work.
70: Tío Taco.
71: Tonantzin.
72: Tonantzin in Chicana Literature and Art.
73: Torta de Camarón.
74: Tortas.
75: Tortilla.
76: Treviño, Jacinto (FL. 1910).
77: Urrea, Teresa (1873–1906).
78: Valdez, Luis (1940–).
79: Vaquero.
80: Vásquez, Tiburcio (1835–1875).
81: Vejigantes.
82: Venezuela and Its Folklore.
83: Verbal Dueling.
84: Virgin of Guadalupe: History and Fiestas Guadalupanas.
85: Wakes.
86: Wedding Customs.
87: West, John O. (1925–2010).
88: Works Progress Administration (WPA).
89: Yard Shrines.
90: Yerbero/a.
91: Zavaleta, Antonio Noé (1947–).
92: Zoot Suit.
93: Zorro, Legend of.
Medicinal Plants Used in the U.S.–Mexico Borderlands.
Films Relevant to Latino Folklore.
Web Resources for Latino Folklore.
Bibliography.
About the Editor, Advisors, and Contributors.
Index.