9781444656367 - Scottish Folk-Lore and Folk Life - Donald A. Mackenzie
9781444656367 - Scottish Folk-Lore and Folk Life - Donald A. Mackenzie
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Scottish Folk-Lore and Folk Life

An intensive study of Scotland’s folklore and a detailed evaluation of the characteristic features that brought Celtic lore into prominence.

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Author

Donald A. Mackenzie

Imprint

Obscure Press

Categories

Cultural Studies

Folklore & Mythology

Great Britain

History

Popular Beliefs & Controversial Knowledge

Regional & National History

Society & Culture

Society & Social Sciences

ISBN

9781444656367, 9781444657098, 9781447482703

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Pages

320

Publication Date

22 January 2010

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

An intensive study of Scotland’s folklore and a detailed evaluation of the characteristic features that brought Celtic lore into prominence.

This volume includes comparative notes and historical summaries of stories of alien intrusions, settlements, and expulsions. First published in 1935, the data presented in this text was gathered from Scottish schools during the recruiting period of the Great War.

Featuring the following chapters:

    – The People, Their Origins and History
    – The Celtic Theory
    – Intrusions of Aliens
    – Language and Customs
    – Swine Cults: Sanctity and Abhorrence of Pig
    – Giant Lore of Scotland
    – Ancient Goddess Forms
    – Fairies and Fairyland
    – Demons of Land and Water
    – Festivals and Ceremonies

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