The Burns Supper - A Concise History by Clark McGinn
The long and happy story of Burns Night - the annual celebration of Scotland's national bard - is explored in this history of what has been called ‘the biggest party in the world’. The book traces the evolution of this tradition of conviviality and the celebration of Robert Burns' poetry across centuries and continents up to the present day.
Clark McGinn holds a PhD from the University of Glasgow for his research on the history of the Burns Supper. His other books on the subject include The Ultimate Burns Supper Book and The Burns Supper: A Comprehensive History.
Publisher: Luath Press Ltd.
Date of publication: 2018
Number of pages: 287