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Gannets, Borders, and Ballads Linn Clawson
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Size: 8.5" x 11"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9798885674546
My wife and I traveled to Scotland in May 2022. This book tells the story of that visit in a sequential narrative heavily fortified by many color photographs and supplemental background information gleaned from many sources encountered on our journey. We spent four days in North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland, and hired a personal guide for three of those days. His contributions enrich the story. The body of our visit was participation in a traditional music and history tour of Scotland's Borders, the Isle of Arran, and part of Argyll. The emphasis on traditional music finds voice in frequent siting of traditional ballad lyrics. This book should appeal to a broader audience than family ...
The Oxford Tribe Peter Rudiak-Gould
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Size: 5.25" x 8"
Binding: Perfect Bound
The city of dreaming spires. Eden meets academia. The oldest university in the Anglo world. The stuffiest place in Britain, and the silliest place, too. Oxford is many things to many people, but for Peter Rudiak-Gould, newly arrived as a student of anthropology, it was the most exotic tribe he could hope to study (or join). Part memoir, part travelogue, part field guide, The Oxford Tribe will entertain the seasoned traveler and the armchair philosopher alike.