By (author) Ian MacDougall
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Bondagers by Ian MacDougall
Book DescriptionThese personal recollections of their working lives by eight Scots women farm workers were recorded in interviews in 1997-98 by the Scottish Working People's History Trust. At the time of the interviews the respective ages of the eight women ranged from 82 to 93. All of them retained clear recollections of their working years on farms in the south-east of Scotland, as well as other aspects of their lives, including their housing, educational and recreational experiences. Their memories appear here in edited form, but in their own spoken words.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781862321229
(216mm x 135mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Tuckwell Press Ltd
Publisher: Birlinn General
Publish Date: 25-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ian MacDougall
Voices from Lilliesleaf, Paperback (November 2015)
This first oral history of Lilliesleaf (Roxburghshire) to be published portrays a lost lifestyle which reflects that of many villages and rural areas of Scotland.
Voices of Scottish Journalists, Paperback (November 2013)
Contains oral history accounts from 22 leading Scottish journalists working in the first half of the twentieth century. With a Foreword by eminent journalist Neal Ascherson and Introduction and full explanatory notes by Ian MacDougall, plus a comprehensive index.
All Men are Brethren, Paperback (September 2008)
Looks at the history of the thousands of French and other prisoners of war (POW) in Scotland during the Napoleonic Wars. This work describes conditions at each Scots depot (as the POW camps were then termed) at locations such as Edinburgh Castle, Perth and Penicuik. It also describes in detail how the prisoners passed their years of captivity.
Oh! Ye Had to be Careful, Paperback (September 2000)» View all books by Ian MacDougall
For 150 years until its closure in 1954, the gunpowder mill at Roslin contributed to the industrial development of Scotland. Here, surviving workers tell of the daily work of the mill, with its dangers, and of the men and women who worked there.
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