Ballad in Scottish History by Edward J. Cowan
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Ballad in Scottish History
By Edward J. Cowan

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Ballad in Scottish History by Edward J. Cowan

Book Description

This collection aims to investigate the value of the Scottish ballads for historians of the period from the middle ages to the early 20th century. The role played by collectors such as Ramsay, Burns, Scott and Hogg is surveyed as are such themes as contemporaneity, fairy belief, the Border Ballads, 19th-century protest ballads and the songs of the 20th-century travelling fraternity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781862320086
ISBN-10: 186232008X
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 153mm x 6mm)
Pages: 196
Imprint: Tuckwell Press Ltd
Publisher: Birlinn General
Publish Date: 19-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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This book examines the ordinary, routine, daily behaviour, experiences and beliefs of people in Scotland from the earliest times to 1600.

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