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British calendar customs: Scotland

Banks, Mary Macleod.

British calendar customs: Scotland

by Banks, Mary Macleod.

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Published by Pub. for the Folk-lore society, W. Glaisher ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland,
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- Scotland.,
    • Festivals.,
    • Wells.,
    • Scotland -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Mrs. M. Macleod Banks with a preface by the Rev. Canon J. A. MacCulloch, D.D.
      SeriesPublications of the Folk-lore society. C, CIV, CVIII, Publications of the Folklore Society ;, 100, 104, 108.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGT4845.A2 B3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6366803M
      LC Control Number38006190
      OCLC/WorldCa2904146

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The Folklore Society (FLS) is a learned society, based in London, devoted to the study of all aspects of folklore and tradition, including: ballads, folktales, fairy tales, myths, legends, traditional song and dance, folk plays, games, seasonal events, calendar customs, childlore and children's folklore, folk arts and crafts, popular belief, folk religion, material culture, vernacular language.

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