Dùthchas Nan Gàidheal: Selected Essays of John MacInnes

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Birlinn, 2006 - History - 552 pages
Having spent some five decades recording the Gaelic lore of tradition-bearers from all over Scotland and Canada on behalf of the School of Scottish Studies, he writes eloquently on an inheritance analysed with intellectual rigour. This collection of seminal articles covers many aspects of life, history and literature in the Scottish Highlands, from clan sagas to Clearances, from the supernatural to Sorley MacLean. Although these articles are profound in their insights, they are written clearly and unpretentiously, and are accessible to the non-specialist.

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The Gaelic Perception of the Lowlands
34
Clan Sagas and Historical Legends
48
Gleanings from Raasay Tradition
64
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