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Before Scotland : the story of Scotland before history

Author: Alistair Moffat
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, c 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Transforms prehistory into a narrative history, demonstrating that the history of the land that became Scotland is one of dramatic geological events and impressive human endeavour.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alistair Moffat
ISBN: 050005133X 9780500051337
OCLC Number: 254036246
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 338 - 340.
Description: 352 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Painted Islands; 2. The Ice Domes; 3. The Wildwood; 4. The Kindred Ground; 5. Homely Geometry; 6. The Iron Warlords; 7. Caledonia; 8. The Last of the British
Responsibility: Alistair Moffat.

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"'I enormously enjoyed Before Scotland. It manages to evoke a vision of the past and of landscape in a remarkable way. The approach moving backwards and forwards across time is absolutely right - Read more...

 
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