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Margaret Bennett's study looks at the history, culture and folklore of the Scottish Gaelic settlers in the eastern townships of Quebec.
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'There can be few scholars on either side of the Atlantic who succeed in combining such a wide range of skills as Margaret Bennett... Margaret Bennett embodies all that is best of the spirit of Scotland' - Hamish Henderson 'a meticulously researched and well-written book' - History Teaching ReviewAbout the Author:
Originally from the Isle of Skye, Margaret Bennett comes from a long line of traditional singers, pipers and story tellers - Gaelic on her mother's side, Lowland Scots on her father's. She has sung at folk festivals and concerts world wide and has featured in films, documentaries and on radio. She has an MA in folklore and a PhD in ethnology. She specialises in traditional song, customs, folk medicine, and emigrant traditions and has taught in both Glasgow and Edinburgh. She has published several books and many articles.
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Book Description John Donald Publishers Ltd, 2001. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Yes, with plastic cover. Although a library book, it was never circulated and it appears unread. Donation plate on ffep. Book is square and binding is tight. A nice copy. Former library book with usual library stamps, tape stains, markings and shelf wear. Seller Inventory # 7369
Book Description John Donald Publishers Ltd, U.S.A., 1998. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Seller Inventory # 002364
Book Description John Donald Publishers/McGill-Queen's University Press, Edinburgh/Montreal, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. The folk-culture of the Hebridean settlers in eastern Quebec, a scholarly study of folklore and history, with transcriptions of interviews and detailed notes. VG, no inscriptions, in VG DJ, not price-clipped. Seller Inventory # BYB10348
Book Description McGill-Queen's University Press, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Tight unmarked book in lightly rubbed dust jacket. ; 9.37 X 6.30 X 1.34 inches; 326 pages. Seller Inventory # 44709
Book Description Edinburgh, John Donald/Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1998, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. hbk 324pp an unread copy excellent clean tight unmarked in sleeve protected dj as new. Seller Inventory # Ca31