Folk Belief and Traditions of the Supernatural
Folk Belief and Traditions of the Supernatural

Förutom redaktörskapet medverkar Tommy Kuusela även själv i boken med artikeln "'He Met His Own Funeral Procession': The Year Walk Ritual in Swedish Folk Tradition".

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This scholarly collection explores historical and contemporary folk belief and traditions of the supernatural around the globe. From fairies on the island of Fetlar to encounters with the Haiwaiian goddess Pele to Swedish ghost pigs and manhole cover traditions to para-genealogy to religious songs of Braj to Silesian legal theories of vampirism, this book sheds new light on murky and contested areas of scholarship within the disciplines of folklore, anthropology, and history. Chapter authors: Arngrímur Vídalín, Andrew Jennings, Tommy Kuusela, Fredrik Skott, Kirsten Møllegaard, Barbara Annan, Tulika Chandra, and Giuseppe Maiello.

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