Ozark Magic and Folklore

Ozark Magic and Folklore

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This basic study by a renowned folklorist includes eye-opening information on yarb doctors, charms, spells, witches, ghosts, weather magic, crops and livestock, courtship and marriage, pregnancy and childbirth, animals and plants, death and burial, household superstitions, and much more.Thus when a mountain man cuts himself accidentally, he hastens to thrust the offending knife or ax deep into the soil, believing that this will stop excessive bleeding and make the wound heal faster. A boy at Harrison, Arkansas, stepped on aanbsp;...

Title:Ozark Magic and Folklore
Author:Vance Randolph
Publisher:Courier Corporation - 2012-07-31


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