Where Beards Wag All. The Relevance of the Oral Tradition
by Evans, George Ewart
Condition: Fine/Very Good
Newton Abbot: Country Book Club, 1973. In this book George Evans sets out to explain the special importance of the oral tradition on which he has relied. The memories of the old men and women of the village, born perhaps between 1880 and 1895, supplement and humanise the documentary evidence of the historian and the material evidence of the archaeologist. 26 chapters over 4 sections: Craftsmen, Agriculture, The Village, Migrant Workers. 29 illustrations. 296pp. Dust jacket has light edgewear.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Gentleman, David. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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