The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland

Ernest Marwick not only recounts countless tales which have been transmitted aurally and by writing, but also places these tales within geographical and historical contexts, thus enabling a deeper appreciation of this wonderful material.

The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland

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The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Ernest Marwick
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-07 - Publisher: Birlinn Ltd

The two island groups of Orkney and Shetland have much in common. In each the grey stone houses and treeless landscapes are scoured in winter by stinging gales, and in summer lie under the endless days of the ‘simmer din’. Originally Norwegian, they have been part of Scotland for five
The folklore of Orkney and Shetland
Language: en
Pages: 215
Authors: Ernest Marwick
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1975 - Publisher:

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The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland
Language: en
Pages: 215
Authors: Ernest W. Marwick
Categories: Folklore
Type: BOOK - Published: 1975 - Publisher: B. T. Batsford Limited

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Celtic Culture: A-Celti
Language: en
Pages: 2128
Authors: Ernest W. Marwick
Categories: Civilization, Celtic
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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Examples of Printed Folk-lore Concerning the Orkney & Shetland Islands
Language: en
Pages: 277
Authors: George Fraser Black
Categories: Folk songs, Scots
Type: BOOK - Published: 1903 - Publisher:

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