Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist

  • Stock No
  • 47248
  • EAN/ISBN
  • 9781780272559
  • 1 Author
  • Shaw
  • 2 Publisher
  • Birlinn
  • 3 Format
  • PB 340pp

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The fruits of a life's work, this marvellous compendium of photographs, stories, folklore and songs has been an established classic since its first publication in 1955. It is a wonderful evocation of the vibrant life and history of South Uist and the Gaelic world in which it played so important a part. Enriched by Margaret Fay Shaw's photography, Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist is both an introduction to the life of the Gael and a fitting memorial to a world now largely disappeared. The material in the book was mostly collected between 1929 and 1935 during the author's stay in South Lochboisdale.

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