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The Oxford Companion to Scottish History (Oxford Paperback Reference) Paperback – November 1, 2007


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Product Details

  • Series: Oxford Paperback Reference
  • Paperback: 768 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (November 1, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199234825
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199234820
  • Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 7.2 x 1.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #915,432 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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`Review from previous edition exemplary and wonderfully readable' Financial Times

`a treasure-trove of informed entries ... will become the main point of entry for both serious and casual readers of Scottish history' History Today

`an essential purchase for anyone who wants or needs to know about any aspect of Scotland' Glasgow Herald

`brings freshness to both subject matter and writing ... accurate and reliable' History Scotland

`compelling reading ... a handy and entertaining reference' Aberdeen Press and Journal

`an impressively informed volume' The Independent

`it should be part of any serious personal library' Glasgow Herald

About the Author


Michael Lynch is Sir William Fraser Professor of Scottish History at the University of Edinburgh. He is a Trustee of the National Museums of Scotland, Chairman of the Ancient Monuments Board for Scotland, and President of the Historical Association of Scotland.

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Dag Stomberg on June 1, 2010
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Thoroughly researched and written in a spirited and approachable style, here is a comprehensive coverage of Scotland's rich past.
Truly an encyclopedic reference to a complex story with unparalleled insight.

This is a book for lovers of a fascinating history!

Dag Stomberg
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By green-cheese on March 5, 2012
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Just the job and well worth the asking price. Excellent! I shall dip into this volume for years to come.
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By Terry Lee on February 9, 2011
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This a great book and very helpful in learning about the History of the Scottish people and their customs and country.
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