Scotland"s history approaches and reflections by Donaldson, Gordon.

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Published by Scottish Academic Press in Edinburgh .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementGordon Donaldson ; edited by James Kirk.
ContributionsKirk, James.
LC ClassificationsDA759 .D66 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 165 p. :
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1162892M
ISBN 100707307287
LC Control Number94142481

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