Scottish Life and Society Volume 12
Edited by Colin MacLean , Kenneth Veitch
144 in stock
About the BookIts overall aim is to examine the interlocking strands of history, language and traditional culture within an international context and their contribution to the making of a national identity. Each volume is a detailed examination of a societal topic and can stand-alone. Together, the fourteen volumes set a cultural benchmark for the new millennium and are of immense value to our understanding of what has shaped Scottish society today.
Black Friday is the astonishing true story of a coastal community that lost 189 men in a single afternoon. Britain’s worst fishing disaster decimated the coastal community of Eyemouth, yet is an almost forgotten part of the past. One hundred...
The earliest evidence of honey being enjoyed in Scotland dates back to 1000 years BC – an Iron-age beaker that once contained mead was found in a burial chamber in Fife. Since before history, honey has added delicacy and sweetness to the...
In this informative and beautifully illustrated book, Carol Foreman traces Glasgow’s history through buildings which have been demolished, but which once played a central part in the life of the city. Beginning with the medieval age, she goes on...
This major project of the European Ethnological research Centre is planned in thirteen volumes, plus this bibliography. Their overall aim is to examine the interlocking strands of history, language and traditional culture, in their international...