Re: Anthropological humor - Help! III

karl h schwerin (schwerin@UNM.EDU)
Mon, 9 Oct 1995 08:00:57 -0600

Here's a short bibliography on anthropology and humor:

Apte, Mahadev L. 1985. Humor and laughter: An anthropological
approach. Ithaca, NY: Cornell Univ. Press

Bowman, Henry A. 1937. The Humor of Primitive Peoples, pp. 67-83 in
Studies in the Science of Society presented to Albert Galloway Keller.
New Haven, CT: Yale Univ. Press

Dundes, Alan. 1987. Cracking jokes: Studies of sick humor cycles and
stereotypes. Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press

Eckardt, A. Roy. 1991. Sitting in the earth and laughing. A handbook of
humor. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Boopks

Hill, Willard W. 1943. Navaho humor. General Series in Anthropology,
no. 9. Menasha, WI: George Banta Publishing Co.

McGhee, Paul E. 1979. Humor. Its origin and development. San
Francisco, CA: W.H. Freeman

Nahemow, Lucille; Kathleen A. McCluskey-Fawcett & Paul E. McGhee (eds.).
1986. Humor and aging. Orlando, FL: Academic Press

Also, go back and look at the joke about the NASA scientists and the
Navajo sheepherder that appeared on this list 8/22/95 and 8/23/95.

Karl Schwerin SnailMail: Dept. of Anthropology
Univ. of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM 87131

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