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The Highlands and islands of Scotland

Macdonald, Angus

The Highlands and islands of Scotland

by Macdonald, Angus

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Published by Rizzoli in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Highlands (Scotland),
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Islands -- Scotland -- Pictorial works.,
    • Highlands (Scotland) -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 158) and index.

      Statementtext by Angus Macdonald ; photographs by Patricia Macdonald ; foreword by George Mackay Brown.
      ContributionsMacdonald, Patricia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA880.H7 M1225 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p. :
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2029338M
      ISBN 100847813835
      LC Control Number91006596

      Books set in Highlands and Islands, Scotland: [Kidnapped, The Black Island, Stargazing: Memoirs of a Young Lighthouse Keeper, The Cheviot, the Sta. Superstitions of the highlands and islands of Scotland by Gregorson Campbell, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      The Highlands By (author) Calum I. Maclean; Foreword by Sorley Maclean. In a new edition of this classic book, introduced by the world-renowned Gaelic poet Sorley Maclean, the late Calum I. Maclean, a Gaelic-speaking Highlander, interprets the traditional background, culture and ways of . Options range from single day to multi-day excursions to the ‘Highlands’ & ‘Islands’. Experience the splendour and solitude of Scotland's west coast, up the glens to the ancient heartlands of the Picts and the Celtic Britons in our own Roaming Scotland minibus. The telling of their stories is a good start to explore our own inner journey.

      Get this from a library! The Highlands and Islands of Scotland. [Angus Macdonald; Patricia Macdonald; George Mackay Brown] -- Discusses the historic sights that can be found in the highlands and on the islands of Scotland. The book presents a rounded view of the history of Gaelic Scotland since the late-Victorian period. This is the first overview of the highlands and islands since Bringing together of economic, cultural, social and political history of Gaelic Scotland. it sets recent debate about community ownership and land reform in historical context.


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