Old Skye Tales
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BeschreibungA reissue of MacKenzie's collection of legends, folklore and superstitions from the Isle of Skye.
PortraitWilliam Mackenzie was born in 1851 in Melness, Sutherland though moved to Skye at an early age. He began teaching in Uig and in 1879 was appointed headmaster of Valtos in Staffin. He became active in the crofter agitation of the 1880s and was one of the crofters' representatives at the Napier Commission of 1884. He retired in 1915 and began to write his reminiscences, which were published in two books in 1930 and 1934. The present volume is an edited compilation of these two works.
Untertitel: Traditions, Reflections and Memories. New ed. b&w illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Birlinn General
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2002
Seitenanzahl: 128 Seiten