Image Not Available


Bennett, Margaret

7 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 077351810X / ISBN 13: 9780773518100
Published by McGill Queens University Press, Mointreal & Kingston, 1998
Used Condition: VG+ Hardcover
From Book Bazaar (Ottawa, ON, Canada)

AbeBooks Seller Since June 3, 1998

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 51.75 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 15.00 From Canada to U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Signed by author on half -title page. 326 pages; clean and good c ondition. Photos. Foredge lightly soiled. Black cloth with gilt titles on spine. Blue DJ with white titles. VG+/VG+. Bookseller Inventory # 201664

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details


Publisher: McGill Queens University Press, Mointreal & Kingston

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:VG+

Dust Jacket Condition: VG+

Signed: Signed by Author

About this title


Relying heavily upon oral tradition, the book embraces the diverse disciplines of folklore, history, language, geography, literature, sociology, agriculture, botany, and home economics. It covers emigration history, community and domestic lifestyles, religious and social structure (including songs, poems, legends, and folktales), customs and beliefs, and material culture. Discussions are supported throughout by testimonies of many Townshippers, quoted verbatim, enabling the "voice" of the Gael to continue to be heard. Oatmeal and the Catechism will be of great interest to scholars and students of Gaelic studies and folklore in addition to Quebecers and others whose Scottish ancestors settled in Quebec and eastern Canada and helped carve a country out of the wilderness.

About the Author:

Originally from the Isle of Skye, Margaret Bennett comes from a long line of traditional singers, pipers and story tellers - Gaelic on her mother's side, Lowland Scots on her father's. She has sung at folk festivals and concerts world wide and has featured in films, documentaries and on radio. She has an MA in folklore and a PhD in ethnology. She specialises in traditional song, customs, folk medicine, and emigrant traditions and has taught in both Glasgow and Edinburgh. She has published several books and many articles.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Established in 1974 - located in Ottawa, Canada - open 7 days / week. Online books are in a separate location from the store.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Visa, MasterCard accepted. 5% GST will be added to Canadian orders. All books guaranteed as described and may be returned within 5 days of receipt and notification. Restocking charges may apply. Shipping costs are the responsibility of the buyer. AIRmail includes insurance. Surface mail outside Canada and U.S.A. does not include insurance and will be at the buyer's risk. Online books are in a separate location from my bookstore.

Shipping Terms:

We ship within 24 hours of accepting orders.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express