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A Companion to Scottish culture

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Published by Holmes & Meier Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Scotland -- Civilization -- Encyclopedias.,
    • Scotland -- Encyclopedias.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by David Daiches.
      ContributionsDaiches, David, 1912-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA772 .C63 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination441 p. :
      Number of Pages441
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3481632M
      ISBN 100841907927
      LC Control Number82000986
      OCLC/WorldCa8170443

      This book shows you how to celebrate Scotland's national poet with a night of food, toasts, song and poetry. Robert Burns is an icon of Scottish culture and each year, on Janu people all over the world gather to honor his memory. Learn how to organize your own Burns Supper/5(5). A Diverse Assembly: The Debate on a Scottish Parliament, Smout, T. C. A History of the Scottish People, –, ——. A Century of the Scottish People, –, Withers, Charles W. J. Gaelic Scotland: The Transformation of a Culture Region, Woman's Claim of Right Group.

      ‘exemplary and wonderfully readable’ - Financial TimesOver , words in length, and written by more than 70 distinguished contributors, the Oxford Companion to Scottish History aims to cover more than 20 centuries of history, and interpret history broadly, covering areas such as archaeology, climate, culture, languages, immigration, migration, and emigration. This volume considers the major themes, texts and authors of Scottish literature of the twentieth and, so far, twenty-first century. It identifies the contexts and impulses that led Scottish writers to adopt their creative literary strategies. Moving beyond traditional classifications, it draws on the most recent critical approaches to open up new perspectives on Scottish [ ].

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