Our Highland folklore heritage

  • 167 Pages
  • 4.98 MB
  • English
G. Souter, The "Northern chronicle" office , "Dingwall, Inverness
Folklore -- Scot



Statementby Alexander Polson.
LC ClassificationsGR145.H6 P6
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 167 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6705353M
LC Control Number27018632

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Polson, Alexander. Our Highland folklore heritage. "Dingwall, G. Souter; Inverness, "Northern chronicle" Office, OUR HIGHLAND FOLKLORE HERITAGE.

by Alexander Polson. Published by The Northern Chronicle Office. 1st. Very good condition. Blue boards, gilt titles. Some damp marks to covers. Light foxing. Stock no. Price £ Our Highland heritage Hardcover – January 1, by Clara Mae Beach Our Highland folklore heritage book › Visit Amazon's Clara Mae Beach Page.

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Our Highland Heritage full free pdf books. This book provides a general overview and synthesis of various topics in Highland folklore. The book covers ideas on witchcraft, death omens, second sight, the pagan survivals in festivals, etc.

Each chapter brings together tales from other sources, the author's own experiences, and some discussion of related by: 9. The book has some interesting information about early highland superstitions, culture, and traditions.

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Award winning living history museum in Newtonmore. Our rich culture of tales from both our more ancient European ancestors and our more recent Boer ancestors can contribute greatly to our children’s education.

Some of our most famous tales are that of Racheltjie de Beer, a twelve-year-old Boer girl during the Great Trek, who was part of a group of Voortrekkers journeying from the Orange Free.

Published as part of the successful Folk Tales series. Combines well-known legends with previously unpublished stories.

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