Category Archives: Folklore, Folklife, Mat’l Culture and Vernacular Arch.

The Changing Face of Religion in the South

Exiled Voices of the Southern Baptist Convention Holy War Edited by Carl Kell With an Introduction by Samuel S. Hill Now in Paperback ISBN 978-1-57233-590-4, $22.50"These personal narratives of distinguished Baptists illustrate the adverse consequences of exclusive fundamentalism, and the need for unity among traditional Baptists." -Jimmy Carter“This book is an excellent example of just ...

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Explore the World of Architecture with UT Press

From majestic masonic temples to the captivating carpentry of New England's Stearns brothers, the University of Tennessee Press has published a number of titles relating to architecture. Get to know our architecture list by reviewing the links below: Masonic Temples Freemasonry, Ritual Architecture, and Masculine Archetypes William D. Moore Masonic Temples introduces readers to ...

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Home for the Holidays in Appalachia

Thirteen states between (and including) parts of New York and Mississippi constitute the enigmatic Appalachian region—home to the beautiful mountain system that shares its name. It is a region that has produced some of the most talented writers, gifted artisans, and richest lore in the world. The University of Tennessee Press is pleased to be ...

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Get Your Jook On!

Listen to the Podcast Jook Right On Blues Stories and Blues Storytellers Barry Lee Pearson “Pearson has collected a gold mine of compelling tales, organized them with convincing logic, and introduced them with the kind of penetrating insight and professional modesty that any blues scholar might do well to emulate. ...

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