On the Mall (Hardcover)

Presenting Maroon Tradition-Bearers at the 1992 FAF (Special Publications of the Folklore Institute #4)

By Richard Price, Sally Price

Indiana University Press, 9781879407077, 123pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 1995

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..". engrossing, nuanced, productively and honestly critical in the best sense of the term." Richard Bauman

After recounting their experiences as cultural mediators between African American Maroons from the Suriname rain forest and U.S. festival-goers on the Washington Mall, the authors reflect on how folklorists, anthropologists, and museum curators represent others, as well as themselves.

About the Author

RICHARD PRICE is Professor of Anthropology and History at the College of William and Mary. His most recent books include First Time and Alabi s World. SALLY PRICE, Professor of Anthropology and American Studies at the College of William and Mary, is the author of, most recently, Co-Wives and Calabashes and Primitive Art in Civilized Places, Evenings in Saramaka, and Enigma Variations."