The Legend of the Old Shoemaker and the Metro Customer Card

  • Ivan Kovačević Department of Ethnology and Anthropology Faculty of Philosophy University of Belgrade
Keywords:
legend, transition, Serbia, old shoemaker, customer card

Abstract

The legend of the old shoemaker and the Metro customer card tells how an old shoemaker was persuaded by his relatives to apply for a customer card at the Metro Cash & Carry store so that they could use the card for their own needs. Thus they ran up a big debt that the old man was unable to repay. This legend is an example of a transition legend about losers in the tansition process who were unable to develop the necessary skills and adjust themsleves to life under the new systemsystem

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Published
2010-02-19
How to Cite
Kovačević, Ivan. 2010. “The Legend of the Old Shoemaker and the Metro Customer Card”. Issues in Ethnology and Anthropology 5 (1), 69 - 83. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.21301/eap.v5i1.4.

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