dance called America the Scottish Highlands, the United States, and Canada by Hunter, James

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Published by Mainstream Pub. in Edinburgh .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Highlands (Scotland),
  • North America

Subjects:

  • Scots -- North America -- History.,
  • Highlands (Scotland) -- Emigration and immigration -- History.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementJames Hunter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE184.S3 H86 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1026539M
ISBN 101851588078
LC Control Number96101812

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