Both Sides of the Border: A Scattering of Texas Folklore

Both Sides of the Border: A Scattering of Texas Folklore

Both Sides of the Border: A Scattering of Texas Folklore

Both Sides of the Border: A Scattering of Texas Folklore

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"Both Sides of the Border gets its name from its emphasis on recently researched Tex-Mex folklore. But we recognize that Texas has other borders besides the Rio Grande. We use that title with the folklorist's knowledge that all of this state's songs, tales, and traditions have lived and prospered on the other sides of Texas borders at one time or another before they crossed the rivers and became "ours."" "Chapters are organized thematically, and include favorite storytellers like James Ward Lee, Thad Sitton, and Jerry Lincecum. Lee's beloved "Hell is for He-Men" appears here, along with Sitton's informative essay on Texas freedman's settlements. Both Sides of the Border contains something to delight everyone interested in Texas folklore." Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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