Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Close

Last Cavalier: the Life and Times of John A. Lomax, 1867-1948

by Porterfield, Nolan

  • ISBN: 9780252022166
  • ISBN10: 0252022165

Last Cavalier: the Life and Times of John A. Lomax, 1867-1948

by Porterfield, Nolan

  • List Price: $34.95
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press
  • Publish date: 08/01/1996
  • ISBN: 9780252022166
  • ISBN10: 0252022165
used Add to Cart $14.95
You save: 57%
Marketplace Item
new Add to Cart $56.23
Marketplace Item
Description: John A. Lomax was an American original, a man of intellect, tireless ambition, visionary zeal, and vast contradictions. Perhaps best known as a pioneer American folklorist, he was also a successful businessman, an influential educator, and the patriarch of an extended family of artists, performers, and scholars whose work continues to influence American culture on both popular and academic levels. Last Cavalier is the never-before-told story of Lomax's long career, as colorful and lively as it was controversial. The book chronicles how this native Mississippian (although Lomax emphatically considered himself a Texan, having come to that state with his family as a child) collected folksongs on horseback, sold stocks and bonds, served at several major universities, lectured nationwide on many occasions, published a dozen books, helped legitimize comparative literature as an academic discipline, and played a major role in developing the Library of Congress's Archive of American Folk Song, now part of the American Folklife Center. This first full account of Lomax's life relies on eight years of research through the Lomax family letters and papers and many interviews with those who knew him.
Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
Seller: Ergodebooks
14,978 orders (98% success)
Location: Richmond, TX Ask seller a question
Condition: Good
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Price:
$14.95
Comments:
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Seller: Found Books
168 orders (95% success)
Location: AUSTIN, TX
Condition: Good
0252022165.
Price:
$25.87
Comments:
0252022165.
Seller: Eve's Book Garden
Location: Albany, CA
Condition: Like New
Shipping Icon
Book Attractive clean copy with unopened pages. Crisp jacket has plastic wrapper.
Price:
$50.62
Comments:
Book Attractive clean copy with unopened pages. Crisp jacket has plastic wrapper.
Seller: C9 Media
94 orders (88% success)
Location: Wellington, FL
Condition: New
0252022165 New Condition.
Price:
$56.23
Comments:
0252022165 New Condition.
Seller: GridFreed
13 orders (100% success)
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Condition: New
Price:
$224.93
Comments:
Seller: Ergodebooks
14,978 orders (98% success)
Location: Richmond, TX Ask seller a question
Condition: New
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Price:
$232.73
Comments:
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
please wait
Please Wait

Notify Me When Available

Enter your email address below,
and we'll contact you when your school adds course materials for
.
Enter your email address below, and we'll contact you when is back in stock (ISBN: ).