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Published: 24 February 2011

768 Pages | 9 maps


ISBN: 9780199693054

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The Oxford Companion to Scottish History

Edited by Michael Lynch

Oxford Quick Reference

  • Covers more than 20 centuries of history, and interprets history broadly, covering for example archaeology, climate, culture, languages
  • Contributors include the foremost authorities in their fields
  • Multi-authored entries analyse key themes such as national identity, women and society, living standards, and religious belief in great depth
  • Covers immigration, migration, and emigration, and deals extensively with Scots abroad - from Canada to Russia to New Zealand
  • The A-Z entries are complemented by maps, genealogies, a glossary, a chronology, and an extensive guide to further reading
  • Includes historical personalities such as Columba, Macbeth, and William Wallace
  • Extends from Orkney and Shetland to Galloway, from the Western Isles to the Borders

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