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Scottish world

Scottish world

history and culture of Scotland

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scotland -- Civilization.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Harold Orel, Henry L. Snyder, Marilyn Stokstad ; texts by the editors ... (et al.).
    ContributionsOrel, Harold, 1926-, Snyder, Henry L., Stokstad, Marilyn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA772
    The Physical Object
    Pagination328p. :
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18291387M
    ISBN 100500250790


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