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Author McLeod, Wilson.

Title Divided Gaels : Gaelic cultural identities in Scotland and Ireland c.1200-c.1650 / Wilson McLeod
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 288 pages) : maps
Summary In this study, Wilson McLeod challenges the familiar view that Gaelic Scotland and Gaelic Ireland formed a cultural unit during the late Middle Ages and early modern period. He tests the view of a unified Gaelic 'culture-province' by examining the surviving sources, especially formal bardic poetry
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Celts -- Scotland.
Celts -- Ireland.
Cultural awareness -- Scotland -- History.
Cultural awareness -- Ireland -- History.
Scottish Gaelic poetry -- History and criticism.
Irish poetry -- History and criticism.
Scotland -- Foreign relations -- Ireland -- History.
Ireland -- Foreign relations -- Scotland -- History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191714610 ebook