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The Resource Backwoods witchcraft : conjure & folk magic from Appalachia, Jake Richards ; foreword by Starr Casas

Backwoods witchcraft : conjure & folk magic from Appalachia, Jake Richards ; foreword by Starr Casas

Label
Backwoods witchcraft : conjure & folk magic from Appalachia
Title
Backwoods witchcraft
Title remainder
conjure & folk magic from Appalachia
Statement of responsibility
Jake Richards ; foreword by Starr Casas
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A folksy stew of family stories, lore, omens, rituals, and conjure crafts learned from the author's great-grandmother, his grandmother and his grandfather."--page 4 of cover
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1997-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Richards, Jake
Dewey number
133.4/30974
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF1577.A63
LC item number
R53 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Casas, Starr
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Witchcraft
  • Magic
  • Folklore
  • Magic
  • Witchcraft
  • Appalachian Region
  • Appalachian Region
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/writerofforeword
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Label
Backwoods witchcraft : conjure & folk magic from Appalachia, Jake Richards ; foreword by Starr Casas
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-211)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Through the quilting hoop -- These roots run deep: terrain and culture in Appalachia -- Down Devil's Run: stories and superstitions -- Barefoot wandering: connecting with the land -- Soup beans and cornbread: ancestor veneration -- From the east, from the west: living by signs and omens -- Folk rites of the mountaineer: techniques and methods of the power doctor -- Saints on the river: spirits of southern Appalachia -- Casting apple seeds: spelling and fortune-telling -- Stolen flowers: tools and supplies -- When the rooster crows: candle magic, doll babies, and other trickery -- Pray the devil down: folk recipes and remedies
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxv, 211 pages
Isbn
9781578636532
Lccn
2019009690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1051680905
  • (OCoLC)on1051680905
Label
Backwoods witchcraft : conjure & folk magic from Appalachia, Jake Richards ; foreword by Starr Casas
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-211)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Through the quilting hoop -- These roots run deep: terrain and culture in Appalachia -- Down Devil's Run: stories and superstitions -- Barefoot wandering: connecting with the land -- Soup beans and cornbread: ancestor veneration -- From the east, from the west: living by signs and omens -- Folk rites of the mountaineer: techniques and methods of the power doctor -- Saints on the river: spirits of southern Appalachia -- Casting apple seeds: spelling and fortune-telling -- Stolen flowers: tools and supplies -- When the rooster crows: candle magic, doll babies, and other trickery -- Pray the devil down: folk recipes and remedies
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxv, 211 pages
Isbn
9781578636532
Lccn
2019009690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1051680905
  • (OCoLC)on1051680905

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