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  • Scottish Tradition (RLE Folklore)by David Buchan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 120.00

    Scottish folk literature is characterised by a wide range of creative expression: story, song, play and proverb. This anthology, first published in 1984, provides an authoritative introduction to Scottish folk literature, and is unique in that it deals with all the genres intrinsic to Scottish tradition. Its selected texts offer an unusual and diverse... more...

  • The Ballad and the Folk (RLE Folklore)by David Buchan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    The ballad is an enduring and universal literary genre. In this book, first published in 1972, David Buchan is concerned to establish the nature of a ballad and of the people who produced it through a study of the regional tradition of the Northeast of Scotland, the most fertile ballad area in Britain. His account of this tradition has two parallel... more...

  • A Scottish Ballad Book (RLE Folklore)by David Buchan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 120.00

    The popular appeal of the ballad is perennial, and few literary genres give so much pleasure to so many kinds of people. This anthology, first published in 1973, is drawn from the richest ballad tradition in Britain, that of the Northeast of Scotland. It provides a fresh and original choice of songs that ranges from the old ballads like ?Gil Brenton?... more...

  • The Rough Guide to the Energy Crisisby David Buchan

    Rough Guides Ltd 2012; Not Available

    The Rough Guide to the Energy Crisis is a comprehensive guide to the workings of today's energy world, explaining the seductive nature of fossil fuels and the reasons why international climate change negotiations are proving so difficult. If you're interested in escaping the trap of fossil fuels and moving to a low carbon world, this is the guide... more...

  • Future Roles of U.S. Nuclear Forcesby Glenn Buchan; David Matonick; Calvin Shipbaugh; Richard Mesic

    RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95

    Since the end of the Cold War, the United States has been re-examining its basic assumptions about foreign policy and instruments of national security polcy. This study examines the possible roles of nuclear weapons in contemporary US national security policy. more...

  • The Glenbuchat Balladsby David Buchan; James Moreira; Robert Scott

    University Press of Mississippi 2007; US$ 60.00

    Sometime in the early nineteenth century, most likely in the year 1818, the Reverend Robert Scott, minister of the parish of Glenbuchat in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, compiled a collection of traditional ballads that until now has not been published. Most of the ballad collections produced during the Scottish Romantic Revival were eventually anthologized... more...

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