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The cornkister days : portrait of a land and its rituals

Cameron, David Kerr, 1928-1984
With a knowledge and a skill that reveals his passion for the land and its people, David Kerr Cameron picks his way through the rural upheavals and developments of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries towards the landscape we recognise today. In doing so he provides a wide-sweeping and unforgettable view of our rural history and completes his great rural trilogy portraying the old farming landscapes of Scotland's North-east Lowlands.Both nostalgia and great understanding are revealed as the author recalls a society based on the plough, a society that moved 'against the tapestry of the year
London : Gollancz, 1984.
263 pages,16 pages of plates : illustrations, 1 portrait ; 23 cm.
Index terms:
ScotlandAgricultural industriesFarmsSocial lifeca 1850-ca 1920Farming
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