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Where Beards Wag All. The Relevance of the Oral Tradition by  George Ewart Evans - First Edition  - 1973 - from Andmeister Books and Biblio.com

Where Beards Wag All. The Relevance of the Oral Tradition

by Evans, George Ewart

Condition: Fine/Very Good


Newton Abbot: Country Book Club, 1973. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Gentleman, David. 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.


  • Seller: Andmeister Books GB (GB)
  • Seller: Inventory #: 000417
  • Title: Where Beards Wag All. The Relevance of the Oral Tradition
  • Author: Evans, George Ewart
  • Illustrator:Gentleman, David
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Country Book Club
  • Place: Newton Abbot
  • Date published: 1973
  • Keywords: History; Social Sciences; Wheelwright; Whitening-Roll Maker; Marshmen; Norwich Drovers; Dialect; Jack Page; Helmingham; Suffolk; Tollemache; Stone-Picking; Pettingill; Somerleyton;
  • Bookseller catalogs: History; Social Sciences;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / General; SOCIAL SCIENCE / General;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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