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Gaelic Cape Breton step-dancing : an historical and ethnographic perspective / John G. Gibson.

Author/Creator:
Gibson, John G. (John Graham), 1941- author.
Publication:
Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2017.
Series:
McGill-Queen's studies in ethnic history. Series two 43.
McGill-Queen's studies in ethnic history. Series two ; 43
Format/Description:
Book
xxxii, 464 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Step dancing -- Nova Scotia -- Cape Breton Island -- History.
Step dancing -- Scotland -- History.
Cape Breton Island (N.S.) -- Social life and customs.
Scotland -- Social life and customs.
Manners and customs.
Step dancing.
Nova Scotia -- Cape Breton Island.
Scotland.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
Placing the phenomenon of Gaelic Cape Breton step-dancing into an historical perspective.
Contents:
The religious background in Scotland, 1746-1846
Step-dancing in Catholic Gaelic Cape Breton and northeastern Nova Scotia from 1790
The Mary "Tulloch" Macdonald phenomenon examined
Dancing in the Catholic Margarees, Glendale, and Boisdale
The Gluasad Gàidhealach/Gaelic movement in Cape Breton, 1919-46
Step-dancing in Presbyterian Cape Breton from 1790
The evidence for step-dancing in Scotland, 1775-1848
Dancing in moderate Presbyterian Gaelic parishes in Scotland
Dancing in inland Gaelic Strathspey and northwestern Perthshire
Changes in dancing in Gaelic Scotland : the dancing record from Gaelic songs, 1850-85
The four doctors, an t-Òranaiche/The songster, and others, 1879-1914
Scottish attitudes to dance : twentieth-century letters from Gaelic Scotland
Dancing schools and dancing-masters in Gaelic Scotland, 1775-1845
Last words : a Scottish country dancing enigma.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 397-446) and index (pages 447-464).
Other format:
Gibson, John G. (John Graham), 1941- Gaelic Cape Breton step-dancing.
ISBN:
0773550593
9780773550599
OCLC:
964328993
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