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Walking with cattle : in search of the last drovers of Uist

Author: Terry J Williams
Publisher: Edinburgh : Birlinn, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A skilful weave of travel writing, first-hand interviews and archival research which presents a fascinating picture of a heritage now on the verge of living memory

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Williams, Terry J.
Walking With Cattle : In Search of the Last Drovers of Uist.
La Vergne : Birlinn, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Terry J Williams
ISBN: 9780857903693 0857903691
OCLC Number: 1000454152
Description: 1 online resource : map
Contents: Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Map; 1. Beginnings; 2. A Small Pilgrimage; 3. The Journey West; 4. Searching for Drovers; 5. Circles on the Map; 6. The North Ford; 7. Six Down and Two to Go; 8. Cattle Boats and Iron Rails; 9. Hooves Along the High Street; 10. All Alone on the Dirie Mor; 11. Going, going . . .; 12. Not Only Cattle; 13. Dealing and Wheeling; 14. Return to Lochmaddy; Acknowledgements; Further Reading; Picture Section.
Responsibility: Terry J. Williams.

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'Compact and focused in her ambition, [Williams] pursues Uist's drovers from the Atlantic's edge to the marts of Oban and Dingwall, bringing us memories from practitioners from a former way of life. Read more...

 
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