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War damage in Scotland

James Alexander Forsyth

War damage in Scotland

a guide for the Scottish houseowner

by James Alexander Forsyth

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Published by J. Smith & sons ltd. in Glasgow .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland.,
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Real property -- Scotland.,
    • Damages -- Scotland.,
    • Insurance -- Scotland -- War risks.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Law and legislation -- Scotland.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby James A. Forsyth.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG8055 .F6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination49 p.
      Number of Pages49
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6440619M
      LC Control Number42023995
      OCLC/WorldCa5387464

      Scotland - Scotland - Cultural life: Scotland’s culture and customs remain remarkably vigorous and distinctive despite the country’s union with the United Kingdom since the early 18th century and the threat of dominance by its more powerful partner to the south. Its strength springs in part from the diverse strands that make up its background, including European mainstream cultures. The Highlands (Scots: the Hielands; Scottish Gaelic: a’ Ghàidhealtachd [ə ˈɣɛːəl̪ˠt̪ʰəxk], 'the place of the Gaels') is a historic region of Scotland. Culturally, the Highlands and the Lowlands diverged from the later Middle Ages into the modern period, when Lowland Scots replaced Scottish Gaelic throughout most of the Lowlands. The term is also used for the area north and west.


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