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Gaelic Scotland the transformation of a culture region by Charles W. J. Withers

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

Subjects:

Places:

  • Highlands (Scotland),
  • Scotland,
  • Highlands

Subjects:

  • Celts -- Scotland -- Highlands -- History,
  • Civilization, Celtic,
  • Highlands (Scotland) -- Civilization,
  • Highlands (Scotland) -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementCharles WJ Withers.
SeriesHistorical geography series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA880.H6 W58 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 464 p. :
Number of Pages464
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2035293M
ISBN 100415004594
LC Control Number88011388

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