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Scotland, the autobiography

Scotland, the autobiography

2,000 years of Scottish history by those who saw it happen

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Published by Viking in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scotland -- History -- Anecdotes.,
  • Scotland -- Biography.,
  • Scotland -- Civilization.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [450]-467) and index.

    Statement[edited by] Rosemary Goring.
    GenreAnecdotes., Biography.
    ContributionsGoring, Rosemary.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA761 .S27 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 483 p. ;
    Number of Pages483
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21360350M
    ISBN 100670916579
    ISBN 109780670916573

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