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Tales and Tradition of the Lews

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  • 288 Nombre de pages
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Informationen zum Autor Donald Macdonald (1891 - 1961) was born in Stornoway! and educated at the Nicolson Institute there. He stu... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Donald Macdonald (1891 - 1961) was born in Stornoway! and educated at the Nicolson Institute there. He studied at the universities of Aberdeen! Glasgow and Edinburgh! graduating in medicine and going on to practice for many years in London. He married in 1923 the niece of Viscount Leverhulme! the then proprietor of Lewis. After retiring to his native island! Donald Macdonald devoted himself to the study of Gaelic language and culture! and particularly to the history and traditions of Lewis. He was active in various charitable causes! promoted artistic and cultural events! published regularly on topics of local interest and paved the way for the establishment of the Lewis and Harris Folk Museum. Klappentext After retirement from a career in medicine! the author turned his acute and wide-ranging mind to the study of the history and traditions of his native Lewis. With over sixty essays on people! places and tradition! this title reveals a range of the author's erudition! and informs his love and deep knowledge of his native island. Zusammenfassung After retirement from a career in medicine! the author turned his acute and wide-ranging mind to the study of the history and traditions of his native Lewis. With over sixty essays on people! places and tradition! this title reveals a range of the author's erudition! and informs his love and deep knowledge of his native island.

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After retirement from a career in medicine, the author turned his acute and wide-ranging mind to the study of the history and traditions of his native Lewis. With over sixty essays on people, places and tradition, this title reveals a range of the author's erudition, and informs his love and deep knowledge of his native island.

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Titre: Tales and Tradition of the Lews
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781841580555
ISBN: 978-1-84158-055-5
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Birlinn General
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 288
Poids: 276g
Taille: H126mm x B200mm x T23mm
Année: 2000
Auflage: New edition