Traditional elements in the diet of the Northern Isles of Scotland.
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Published by ScottishCountry Life Museums Trust in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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Originally published in "Ethnological food research: reports from the Second International Symposium for Ethnological Food Research, Helsinki, August 1973", Helsinki, 1975.

ContributionsInternational Symposium for Ethnological Food Research, (2nd : 1973 : Helsinki)
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Open LibraryOL20663453M

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