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Travels in an Old Tongue: Touring the World Speaking Welsh By Pamela Petro

Travels in an Old Tongue: Touring the World Speaking Welsh
by Pamela Petro

The idiosyncratic and witty travelogue of a young Welsh-speaking woman who travels the globe in search of Welsh communities.

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Travels in an Old Tongue: Touring the World Speaking Welsh Summary


Studying in Lampeter, Dyfed and learning Welsh, Pamela Petro found it infuriating that whenever she stumbled with her Welsh, the locals would always revert to English. She decided to go where English was not an option - all kinds of unlikely places with long-standing Welsh-speaking communities. She visited the Hong Kong Men's Choir, all Chinaman who sing in Welsh; the Japanese bardic "eisteddfod" in Tokyo; the Welsh golfers of Oslo; the diners of the Paris Welsh society; and Patagonia.

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GOR001312791
Travels in an Old Tongue: Touring the World Speaking Welsh
Pamela Petro
Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
1998-02-27
336
000655010X
9780006550105
N/A
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