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The Last Stronghold: The Scottish Gaelic Traditions of Newfoundland

By: BENNETT Margaret:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Canongate 1989:

Seller ID: 24204


Paperback ISBN 0862411971 First UK edition. Covers are slightly rubbed at edges. Unmarked text. Illustrated. 200 pages The traditions that have come down to us of the Gaelic diaspora of the 18th & 19th century rarely mention Newfoundland. Only in a few anecdotes, attributable to sailors and other travellers, are there hints that a Gaelic community once flourished in that remote land. And since our information was confined to those tantalisingly vague and brief reports, it simply never occurred to us that Gaelic might actually have survived into our own times. Margaret Bennett's book has chang... View more info