Eighteen essays engaging with aspects of Hamish Henderson's remarkable contribution to contemporary Scottish culture.
Hamish Henderson's activities ranged from song-writing and song-collecting to poetry and politics. Edinburgh Folk Club's annual Carrying Stream Festival has celebrated his life and legacy since 2002.
This book contains a selection from The Hamish Henderson Lectures, painting a fascinating picture of this multi-faceted Scot - poet, soldier, scholar, folklorist, song-maker and political activist.
Editor Eberhard 'Paddy' Bort works at the Institute Of Governance at The University Of Edinburgh, and is also chair of Edinburgh Folk Club.
Contributors are Margaret Bennett, Eberhard Bort, Steve Byrne, Corey Gibson, Rob Gibson, George Gunn, Joy Hendry, Tom Hubbard, Geordie McIntyre, Brian McNeill, Ewan McVicar, Pino Mereu, Timothy Neat, Tessa Ransford, Mario Relich, Donald Smith, Sheila Stewart and Gary West.
Paperback, 320 pages.
"The father of the Scottish Folk Revival..."
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