Scottish Customs: From the Cradle to the Grave

Scottish Customs: From the Cradle to the Grave

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by Margaret Bennett
     
 

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Tape-recorded interviews from the 20th and 21st centuries give voice to tradition-bearers from all walks of life adding color to this comprehensive picture of social behavior. The most up-to-date, authoritative work on the subject, this collection spans several centuries and, in three sections, deals with Childbirth and Infancy; Love, Courtship and Marriage; and

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Overview

Tape-recorded interviews from the 20th and 21st centuries give voice to tradition-bearers from all walks of life adding color to this comprehensive picture of social behavior. The most up-to-date, authoritative work on the subject, this collection spans several centuries and, in three sections, deals with Childbirth and Infancy; Love, Courtship and Marriage; and Death and Burial.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841582931
Publisher:
Birlinn, Limited
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
268
Sales rank:
384,244
Product dimensions:
6.16(w) x 9.14(h) x 1.13(d)

Meet the Author

Margaret Bennett is an international scholar, prize-winning author, singer and broadcaster who is widely regarded as Scotland's foremost authority on Folklore. In 2003 she received the Celtic Women International Award for her lifelong service to Scottish and Celtic Culture. She lives in Edinburgh.

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