Folk in Print: Scotland's Chapbook Heritage, 1750-1850

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John Donald, 2007 - 438 pages
Though they represent a great unmined treasure-trove of history, literature and popular culture, chapbooks have been incomprehensibly and disgracefully ignored. This title presents a study of this form of publication.

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Acknowledgements ΙΟ
The Chapmen
The Folk in their Condition

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About the author (2007)

Edward J. Cowan was formerly Professor of Scottish History at the University of Glasgow and Director of the university's Dumfries Campus. He previously taught at the Universities of Edinburgh and Guelph, Ontario. A fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, he died in December 2021.

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