Best of Scotland: A Caledonian Miscellany (Hardback)John MacLeod (author)
Hardback 112 Pages / Published: 25/07/2019
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In this imaginative, informative and amusing miscellany, award-winning journalist John MacLeod explores some of the well-known symbols of Scottish culture (as well some of the quirkier ones) and looks beneath the surface to shatter some long-held assumptions that will surprise even the most well-informed Scotophile. Did you know, for example, that the kilt was actually banned in Scotland at one point, and that particular tartans were never originally identified with specific clans, let alone surnames?
Publisher: Birlinn General
Number of pages: 112
Dimensions: 226 x 246 mm
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