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150 famous Scots

Lily Seafield

150 famous Scots

by Lily Seafield

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Published by Waverly Books in New Lanark .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scotland -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOne hundred fifty famous Scots
    StatementLily Seafield.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT814 .S43 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190 p. ;
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23842794M
    ISBN 109781902407142
    LC Control Number2009510203
    OCLC/WorldCa313674655

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      This is written in the same vein as Cahill's How the Irish Saved Civilization. I learned about Scottish history but really the entire world. From inventions to famous people, this book explores how Scotland and its citizens contributed to the modern (by what they did in the and s)/5(). The first selection on this list, British writer Alexander McCall Smith’s 44 Scotland Street ()—the first book in a series of the same name—takes readers to a bustling bohemian street in Edinburgh’s New Town, specifically to building No. There we are introduced to an eccentric widow, a self-preening-obsessed surveyor, and a mother determined to have her five-year-old son master.


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