Book

Scotland / [project editor, Alexia Georgiou].

Georgiou, Alexia. (Added Author).
  • ISBN: 9789812823410
  • ISBN: 9812823417
  • Description: 368 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 5th ed.
  • Publisher: Singapore : Apa Publications ;

Available copies

  • 0 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 914.11/Scotland (Text to phone) Checked out 05/08/2014

Content descriptions

General Note: "New edition, fully updated, new photography"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 361) and index.
Contents Note: Introduction. The best of Scotland ; Scotland the brave ; The Scottish character -- History. Decisive dates ; Beginnings ; Battle for the throne ; The Age of Rebellion ; The making of modern Scotland -- Features. Highlanders and lowlanders ; How the kirk moulds minds ; Scots geniuses ; The Great Tartan Monster ; Scotland's painters; Song and dance ; Games highlanders play ; A fondness for festivals ; The lure of the green turf ; Hunting, shooting, and fishing ; A wee dram ; Porridge, haggis, and cock-a-leekie -- Insights on. Old and new town architecture ; Historic castles and abbeys ; A crofter's rugged life ; Highland flora and fauna -- Information panels. Laying down the law ; Scots idioms ; Edinburgh's money men ; The world's biggest arts festival ; A cultural explosion ; The Ploughman Poet ; Black gold in the North Sea ; Peatland versus profit -- Places. Edinburgh ; Glasgow ; The borders ; The southwest ; Forth and Clyde ; The west coast ; Skye ; The inner Hebrides ; The Outer Hebrides ; Central Scotland ; The east coast ; The northern highlands ; Orkney ; Shetland -- Travel tips. Transport. Getting there ; Getting around -- Accommodation. Edinburgh ; Glasgow ; The borders ; The southwest ; Forth and Clyde ; The west coast ; Skye ; The inner Hebrides ; The Outer Hebrides ; Central Scotland ; The east coast ; The northern highlands ; Orkney ; Shetland ; Hostels and camping -- Eating out. Edinburgh ; Glasgow ; The borders ; The southwest ; Forth and Clyde ; The west coast ; Skye ; The inner Hebrides ; The Outer Hebrides ; Central Scotland ; The east coast ; The northern highlands ; Orkney ; Shetland -- Activities. Museums, galleries, places of interest ; Music ; Theatre ; Festivals ; Clubs, pubs, and bars ; Shopping ; Sports -- A-Z, practical information. Admission fees ; Budgeting for your trip ; Children's activities ; Disabled travellers ; Embassies, consulates ; Emergencies ; Gay travellers ; Health and medical care ; Money matters ; Senior travellers ; Tourist information ; Visas and passports.
Subject: Scotland > Guidebooks.