Language and Poverty

The Persistence of Scottish Gaelic in Eastern Canada

Gilbert Foster (Author) 

Foster looks at the cultural survival of minority populations and stresses the importance of maintaining a tradition of literacy.

"...real scholarship displayed...The ability to combine understanding of Irish and Scots seventeenth century history with North American contemporary experience is not common...Its relevance to Atlantic Canada is obvious." - Dan McInnes, St. Francis Xavier University

ISERBooks. Softcover. Published in 1988. 138 pages. ISBN 0-919666-62-0. B&w photos.

$23.95 CAD

Subjects: Autobiography/BiographyCulture, Politics, and IdentityHistoryNewfoundland and Labrador Studies