Scottish Highlanders A People and Their Place by James Hunter

Cover of: Scottish Highlanders | James Hunter

Published by Mainstream Publishing .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • British & Irish history,
  • Places & peoples: general interest,
  • Travel,
  • History: World,
  • Regional Geography,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Scotland,
  • Hunters, James,,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • SCOTLAND_DESCRIPTION AND TRAVEL,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • Travel / Europe / Great Britain,
  • Europe - General,
  • 1948-,
  • Highlands,
  • Highlands (Scotland),
  • History

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8970751M
ISBN 101851584439
ISBN 109781851584437

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