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7 edition of Stories from Scottish history found in the catalog.

Stories from Scottish history

by Sir Walter Scott

  • 97 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by T.Y. Crowell & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Scotland -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMadalen G. Edgar.
      ContributionsEdgar, Madalen G.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA761 .S5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 331 p. :
      Number of Pages331
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6981381M
      LC Control Number07007539
      OCLC/WorldCa8561741

        That means whenever Book Weeks roll around, we are positively chomping at the bit to visit schools and share in their literary celebrations! This week is Book Week Scotland, offering an opportunity to share Scottish authors, poets, playwrights, storytellers and more! Scotland has a wonderfully rich literary history. This authoritative, entertaining, and eminently browsable reference book, arranged in an easily accessible A-to-Z format, is an absorbing and imaginative feast of Scottish lore, language, history, and culture, from the mythical origins of the Scots in Scythia to the contemporary.

      Very Good. This book brings Scottish history to life for readers of all ages. Here are the stories of Robert the Bruce, Mary, Queen of Scots, Deacon Brodie, John Logie Baird and many others. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. p. Contact This Seller; Hide DetailsPrice Range: $ - $ The authors of the bestselling The Colour of Time, return with this stunning, harrowing portrayal of the conflicts that ravaged the world between and Covering the destruction of the two World Wars, as well as a range of national and colonial entanglements, The World Aflame is a heart-breaking visual rendition of the war-torn decades that defined the 20th century, brought to life by.

      Wilderness Guide, Jonathan Willet shares his favourite Highland Reading; Classic Books about the Scottish Highlands. The have been a huge number of books written about the Highlands and covering all manner of subjects. The following four are some of my favourites, and ones I constantly refer to. Song of the Rolling Earth, Sir John Lister-Kaye. Appreciate the suggestions. I am looking for more of a 30, foot view of Scottish history as opposed to an in-depth study of a certain topic or time period. I think the Neil Oliver book might be more what I am shooting for. I can only imagine books on Scottish History could fill an entire library!


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