Scottish Highlanders: a people and their place
Right across the world there are people who think of themselves as Scottish Highlanders, people who, though they may be separated from Scotland's hills and glens by many thousands of miles and several generations, still identify with this remote locality on the western edge of Europe. What is the truth behind the many myths surrounding the Highland past? Who were the Scottish Highlanders and where did they come from? What part did they play in Scotland's evolution as a nation state? How did Highlanders become one of the most widely-dispersed peoples on Earth? This book introduces the reader to the people of the Scottish Highlands, to the sort of men and women, past and present, whose fierce attachment to their Gaelic language and their Celtic heritage ensured the survival of so much of what makes the Scottish Highlands unique.
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|author||Hunter, James, 1948-|
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|record_details||ils:.b11307730|Book|Books||English|Mainstream Pub.,|1992.|192 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of color plates : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm.|
|subject_facet||Highlands (Scotland) -- Description and travel, Highlands (Scotland) -- History, Hunter, James, -- 1948- -- Travel -- Scotland -- Highlands|
|title_display||Scottish Highlanders : a people and their place|
|title_full||Scottish Highlanders : a people and their place / James Hunter|
|title_short||Scottish Highlanders :|
|title_sub||a people and their place|
|topic_facet||Description and travel, History, Hunter, James, Travel|