Western Folklore

Vol. 66, No. 3/4 – Summer & Fall, 2007



Space, Place, Emergence
Lisa Gabbert and Paul Jordan-Smith


The Boma and the Peripatetic Ruler: Mapping Colonial Rule in German East Africa, 1889–1903
Michael Pesek

Situating the Local by Inventing the Global: Community Festival and Social Change
Lisa Gabbert

Portable Places: Serial Collaboration and the Creation of a New Sense of Place
Lynne McNeill

Bellydance in the Town Square: Leaking Place through Tribal Style Identity
Erin Kenny

Islamic Head Covering among Turkish Women in the US: Creating International Spaces of Difference
Jocelyn Hazelwood Donlon

Sharing Prosperity: Critical Regionalism and Place-Based Social Change
Rosina S. Miller


Ruth B. Bottigheimer, Fairy Godfather: Straparola, Venice and the Fairy Tale Tradition
Reviewed by Cristina Bacchilega

Roger D. Abrahams, with Nick Spitzer, John F. Szwed, and Robert Farris Thompson, Blues for New Orleans: Mardi Gras and America’s Creole Soul
Reviewed by Frank de Caro

Henry Glassie, The Stars of Ballymenone
Reviewed by Ray Cashman

Will Evans, Along Navajo Trails: Recollections of a Trader, 1898–1948 392
Reviewed by Kathryn MacKay

Simon J. Ortiz, ed., Beyond the Reach of Time and Change: Native American Reflections on the Frank A. Rinehart Photograph Collection; David MacDougall, The Corporeal Image: Film, Ethnography, and the Senses
Reviewed by Charles Camp

Gananath Obeyesekere, Cannibal Talk: The Man-Eating Myth and Human Sacrifice in the South Seas
Reviewed by John B. Wolford

George T. Blakey, Creating a Hoosier Self-Portrait: The Federal Writers’ Project in Indiana, 1935–1942
Reviewed by Charles Camp

Lawrence L. Loendorf, Christopher Chippindale, and David S. Whitley, eds., Discovering North American Rock Art
Reviewed by Douglas Deur

Ernesto De Martino, The Land of Remorse: A Study of Southern Italian Tarantism
Reviewed by Peter Savastano

Robert Gordon and Bruce Nemerov, eds., Lost Delta Found: Rediscovering the Fisk University-Library of Congress Coahoma County Study, 1941–1942
Reviewed by Matthew Barton

Laurel Horton, Mary Black’s Family Quilts: Memory and Meaning in Everyday Life
Reviewed by Simon J. Bronner

Susan Slyomovics, The Performance of Human Rights in Morocco
Reviewed by Amy Shuman

Bill Daniel, Who is Bozo Texino?: The Secret History of Hobo Graffiti
Reviewed by James Deutsch