By: Rastislava Stolicna and team of
authors. Published by Veda, Publishing House of the Slovak Academy of
Sciences in Bratislava 1997 as its 3198 publication. ISBN 80-224-0502-7.
This is a hard cover book size 8 1/2" by 11 3/8". The topics
include: Traditional agrarian culture, Handicrafts and home products, Folk
trade, Food and eating, Clothes and footwear, Settlements and dwelling
places, Community of village and family, Calendar customs, Family customs,
Folk theatre, Folk art, Folk narrative, Folk songs, Folk dance and Folk
music. Together 365 pages, 185 color, 92 black and white pictures and
several maps. This book is written in ENGLISH.
AGRARIAN CULTURE-all about farming, Vegetable growing, Fruit
growing, Wine making, Livestock production.
HOME - PRODUCE-From the History of Crafts in Slovakia,
Crafts in Slovakia and their importance in the Carpathian-Pannonian
Region, Handicraft Production in Slovakia after the Abolition of the
Guilds, Wandering Journeymen: Bonds of Slovak Handicraft Production
Contacts with Countries of Central Europe, Home-Produce in Slovakia, Its
FOOD and EATING-VEGETABLE
FOOD, Cereal Meals, Vegetable Meals, Fruit Meals, Vegetable Oils, ANIMAL
FOOD-Milk Meals, Meat and Entrails, Meat Products, Egg Meals, Animal Fats,
DRINKS-Soft Drinks, Spirits, EATING ORDER, WAYS OF EATING, OCCASIONS OF
FEASTS, EUROPEAN CORRELATION'S.
FOOTWEAR-Types of Men's Clothing, Types of Women's Clothing,
Hairdressing and Head Arrangement, Types of Footwear, Traditional Clothing
and the Problem of Ethnicity.
Settlements, Habitation, Building Material, Techniques and Structure, Room
Structure, Living, Furniture, Courtyard and Out Buildings, Regionalization
and the Circumstances of its Origin.
VILLAGE and FAMILY-Village Community, Village self-government,
Territorial and Economic Organization, Stratification of Village Society,
Family, Organization of Family, Family Property, Relatives, Godparents.
PERIOD-The Advent, Shrovetide, SPRING and SUMMER TIME-Easter, Maje-Maypoles,
Whitsuntide, Midsummer Night's Fires, Harvest Festival, All Saint's Day
Pregnancy, Childbirth, Childbed, Reception Ceremonies, WEDDING-Pre-wedding
Period, Marriage, After Wedding Period, DEATH.
Plays, Acts of Masked Creatures, Shrovetide Plays, Wedding Plays,
Christmas Plays, Bethlehem (Nativity) Plays, Twelfth Night Plays,
Walking-around with a Star, Walking with a Cradle, Plays about Heroes, The
Martyr Play of Saint Dorothea, The Folk Puppet Theatre Acting and Amateur
Tendencies, Regionalism, The Role of Handicrafts, Geographic Factors,
Social-Professional Conditions, Influence of Religion, Style Influences,
and Social Context of Folk Narratives in Slovakia, Study of Oral
Tradition, Narrative repertoire-Tales-Animal Tales-Magic Tales-Religious
Tales-Realistic Tales-Anecdotes and Jokes-Legends-Local Legends-Historical
Legends-Demonological Legends (Superstition Legends)-Life Stories-Slovak
Oral Narrative Tradition within the European Context.
of Folk Songs and their Changes, Musically-Style Signs of Slovak Songs,
Song Geners, Regional Dividing of the Song Tradition.
European Music, Stratigraphy of Musical Styles and Genres, Slovakia and
the Central European Tradition, Slovak Moravian-Czech Relations,
Slovak-Polish Relations, Slovak-Russian-Ukrainian Relations,
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