Books Received for Review

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Baird, Donald. Scottish Traveller Tales: Lives Shaped Through Stories. Jackson, Miss.; University Press of Mississippi, 2002. 240 pp. Illus. US $42.00 (cloth). ISBN 1 57806 450 3.

Beisswenger, Drew. Fiddling Way out Yonder: the Life and Music of Melvin Wine. Jackson, Miss.: University Press of Mississippi, 2002. 248 pp. Illus. US $40.00 (cloth). ISBN 1 57806 441 4.

Benson, Stephen. Cycles of Influence: Fiction, Folktale, Theory. Detroit, Mich.: Wayne State University Press, 2003. 316 pp. US $39.95 (cloth). ISBN 0 8143 2949 7.

Brednich, Rolf Wilhelm. Neuseeland macht Spass: eine kommentierte Anthologie neuseelandischen Humors in Wort und Bild. Berlin: MANA-Verlag, 2003. 194 pp. (pbk). ISBN 3 934031 021.

Buckley, Thomas. Standing Ground: Yurok Indian Spirituality, 1850-1990. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press, 2002. 325pp. US $19.95 (pbk). ISBN 0 520 21277 0.

Congdon, Kristin G. Uncle Monday and Other Florida Tales. Illust. by Kitty Kitson Petterson. Jackson, Miss.: University Press of Mississippi, 2001. 200 pp. US $18.00 (pbk). ISBN 1 57806 385 X.

Davies, Owen. Cunning-Folk: Popular Magic in English History. London: Hambledon and London, 2003. 256 pp. 19.95 [pounds sterling] (cloth). ISBN 1 85285 297 6.

Dundas, Marjorie, selected by. Riddling Tales from Around the World. Jackson, Miss.: University Press of Mississippi, 2002. 224 pp. US $18.00 (pbk). ISBN 1 57806 373 6.

Fine, Gary Alan. Morel Tales: The Culture of Mushrooming. Chicago, Ill.: University of Illinois Press, 2003. 336 pp. US $19.95 (pbk). ISBN 0 252 07131 X.

Fine, Elizabeth C. Soulstepping: African American Step Shows. Chicago, Ill.: University of Illinois Press, 2003. 208 pp. US $24.95 (cloth). ISBN 0 252 02475 3.

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