TITLE

Reflecting on three decades of Hebridean ethnography

AUTHOR(S)
Macdonald, Sharon
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Journal of Scottish Historical Studies;Sep2004, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p165
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines how Hebridean ethnography is addressed in the book "Scottish Crofters: A Historical Ethnography of a Celtic Village," 2nd edition, by Susan Parman. Arguments against the main thesis of Parman; Reflection on the book's discussion of mental illness; Definition of historical ethnography.
ACCESSION #
20026423

 

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