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The hunt for Rob Roy : the man and the myths

Author: David Stevenson
Publisher: Edinburgh : John Donald, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rob Roy (Robert MacGregor, 1671-1734) bears a name that is extraordinarily well known internationally through the heroic images created for him by tradition, by Sir Walter Scott and by Hollywood, yet no scholarly biography of him has ever been written. Instead the tendency has been to leave him to hero-worshippers endlessly repeating old tales. This is the first life of Rob to written by an experienced historian,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stevenson, David, Ph. D.
Hunt for Rob Roy.
Edinburgh : John Donald, 2004
(OCoLC)654964705
Named Person: Rob Roy; McGregor family.; Rob Roy MacGregor; McGregor family.; Rob Roy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Stevenson
ISBN: 0859765903 9780859765909
OCLC Number: 56203149
Description: xvi, 339 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: David Stevenson.

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Rob Roy bears a name that is well known internationally through the heroic images created for him by tradition, by Sir Walter Scott and by Hollywood, yet no scholarly biography of his has been  Read more...

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