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Peat fire memories

life in Lewis in the early twentieth century

by Macdonald, Kenneth

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Published by Tuckwell Press in association with the European Ethnological Research Centre [and] the National Museums of Scotland in East Linton, East Lothian, Scotland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lewis with Harris Island (Scotland)
    • Subjects:
    • Macdonald, Kenneth, 1891-1957 -- Childhood and youth.,
    • Lewis with Harris Island (Scotland) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKenneth Macdonald.
      SeriesFlashbacks ;, no. 16
      ContributionsEuropean Ethnological Research Centre., National Museums of Scotland.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA880.L43 M325 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 135 p. :
      Number of Pages135
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3377569M
      ISBN 101862322228
      LC Control Number2004478158
      OCLC/WorldCa53156327

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