Irish Folklore Commission 1935–1970

Irish Folklore Commission 1935–1970

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Briody, Mícheál
The Irish Folklore Commission 1935–1970. History, ideology, methodology
Finnish Literature Society
Studia Fennica. Folkloristica 17
Helsinki 2007, 535 pp.


This is the first major study of the Irish Folklore Commission, which has been praised in passing in numerous publications, but here for the first time its work and achievement are detailed comprehensively and subjected to scholarly scrutiny. The history of the Irish Folklore Commission is a part of a wider history, that of the history of folkloristics in Europe and North America in particular. Moreover, the Irish Folklore Commission maintained contacts with scholars on all five continents.

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ISBN 978-951-746-947-0
ISSN 1235-1946