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LC ClassificationsDA772 .N6 1970
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Paginationxvii, 371 p.
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Open LibraryOL4911929M
ISBN 100837133424
LC Control Number76104225

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OCLC Number: Notes: "A study of the interplay of character and history."--Jacket. Description: xvii, pages 21 cm: Contents: Pt. I: The early Scots --The wild Scots --The fusing of the Scots --An undisciplined people --The Scots as warriors --The women --Poverty and character --A nationalistic people --Traits inborn --Traits induced : The tides and storms of religious change.

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