The Gaelic Otherworld

The Gaelic Otherworld

John Gregorson Campbell's Superstitions of the Highlands & Islands of Scotland and Witchcraft & Second Sight in the Highlands & Islands

Book - 2008
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John Gregorson Campbell was one of the most outstanding folklorists working in Scotland during the 19th century. Based on materials that he had gathered in the 1850s and 1860s, this engaging record is an introduction to a galaxy of fairies, witches, ghosts, and supernatural creatures. This extensive collection on Scottish mythology and culture is written in an anecdotal style and also examines general superstitions and the beliefs and rituals of the traditional calendar.

Publisher: Edinburgh : Birlinn, 2008
ISBN: 9781841587332
1841587338
Branch Call Number: 398.2094115 Campb 3558ad 1
Characteristics: xciii, 769 p. :,ill., maps

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