Highland Folk Ways -

Highland Folk Ways



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This is the classic book on the ancient customs, crafts and techniques of the Scottish Highlands. The past is evoked with a fascinating blend of historical narrative and detail, with descriptions of the fireplaces and furniture, the creels and cas chroms which were a vital part of everyday life in the Highland communities, but which have now become strange in the modern world of machinery and technology. Highland Folk Ways vividly describes the many aspects and artefacts of our ancestors' lives; the clothes, cooking utensils, weapons, food and the implements for fishing, farming and building are all meticulously depicted and placed in historical context. The book has over 70 illustrations, and is surely the definitive resource book for everyone who wants to rediscover the lifestyle of the clansmen and crofters.

Product code: 9781912476305

ISBN 9781912476305
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H195xW130xS30
No. Of Pages 392
Publisher Birlinn General
This book explores pre-clan history, the formation of clans, the geography of the settlements and the development of farming techniques

and crofting