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The New Penguin History of Scotland

From the Earliest Times to the Present Day

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsR. A. Houston (Editor), W. W. J. Knox (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages624
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7351628M
ISBN 100140263675
ISBN 109780140263671

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