The Clans

By Gordon Jarvie

Format: Paperback

Explains how the idea of clanship developed and traces the one-time hostility between Highlanders and Lowlanders. This title helps readers find out: where the clans were found; what the connection was with the Gaelic language; who the clan chiefs were, and how the clans were organised; how the clansmen dressed; and, where clan names came from.

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Now rewritten and redesigned to include photographs of objects from National Museums Scotland, "The Clans" explains how the idea of clanship developed and traces the one-time hostility between Highlanders and Lowlanders. Readers can find out: where the clans were found; what the connection was with the Gaelic language; who the clan chiefs were, and how the clans were organised; how the clansmen dressed; where clan names came from; how to design their own tartan; and, how to write a praise poem or lament - and more. The book also includes a list of websites and suggestions for places to visit.

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Format Paperback
Imprint National Museums of Scotland Enterprises - Publishing
Publication Date 6 Jan 2011
ISBN 9781905267446
Number of Pages 48

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