Scottish Folk-Lore and Folk Life - Studies in Race, Culture and Tradition (Paperback)

Scottish Folk-Lore and Folk Life - Studies in Race, Culture and Tradition By Donald MacKenzie Cover Image
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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:

  1. - The People, Their Origins and History
  1. - The Celtic Theory
  1. - Intrusions of Aliens
  1. - Language and Customs
  1. - Swine Cults: Sanctity and Abhorrence of Pig
  1. - Giant Lore of Scotland
  1. - Ancient Goddess Forms
  1. - Fairies and Fairyland
  1. - Demons of Land and Water
  1. - Festivals and Ceremonies
Product Details
ISBN: 9781444656367
ISBN-10: 1444656368
Publisher: Obscure Press
Publication Date: January 22nd, 2010
Pages: 320
Language: English