The movement of people from a rural to an urban environment is one of the most striking features of Scotland’s past. This movement was the result of a shift in the general pattern of work from agricultural to industrial in the eighteenth and...
Volume 10 of the “Compendium of Scottish Ethnology” brings together a series of essays by a diverse range of authors on the themes of oral literature and performance culture. The topics covered in this volume include: narrative...
In The Individual and Community Life this has been achieved in four parts. In Part One the notable stages of the life cycle ? birth, death, childhood and maturity ? are considered. However, there are many external, independent and varied influences...