Studies in Folk Life Pbdirect: Essays in Honour of Iorwerth C. Peate, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Studies in Folk Life Pbdirect

Essays in Honour of Iorwerth C. Peate, 1st Edition

Edited by Geraint Jenkins


372 pages

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This volume focuses on aspects of folk life studies, written in the honour of Dr Iorwerth C. Peate. It covers all the various aspects of folk life, from linguistics to sociology, from architecture to agrarian history reflecting the wide interests of Dr Peate and his valuable contribution.

Table of Contents

1. The Gwerin of Wales 2. The Institute for Dialect and Folklore Research in Uppsala 3. The Welsh Contribution to the Development of the Ulster Folk Museum 4. Folk Life Studies in East Anglia 5. Once upon a Time 6. The Concept of Diffusion in its Application to Vernacular Building 7. Sod and Turf Houses in Ireland 8. Representations of Houses on some Irish Maps of c. 1600 9. Megalithic Building Survivals 10. Historical Aspects of Peat-cutting in Wales 11. Fenland Peat 12. Sea Sand and Shells as Manure 13. Sheep in North Ronaldsay, Orkney 14. The Welsh Plough Team to 1600 15. The 'Rope-wood' and its European Distribution 16. The Tweed Salmon Coble 17. The 'great wheel' in the Scandinavian Countries 18. Investigation of an Industry and its Products 19. The Supernatural in Welsh Place-names 20. Prefixed Pronominal Forms in a Welsh Dialect

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General