Ethnology of Dumfries and Galloway: What everyday life can tell us

Mark Mulhern, Researcher, European Ethnological Research Centre, Edinburgh University

Ethnology deals with the detail of life at different times and in different places. Typically it is done by using documentary sources of different kinds like diaries and letters. It also makes use “oral” evidence based on interviews and discussions.

Mark Mulhern and Caroline Milligan, based at the University of Edinburgh, and Alison Burgess from Dumfries separately described different aspects of this major current project in which they and others are involved.

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