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Sketches of the Highlanders of Scotland 2 Vols

Stewart, David

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ISBN 10: 0859760235 / ISBN 13: 9780859760232
Editorial: John Donald Publishers Ltd, Edinburgh, 1977
Condición: Very Good+ Encuadernación de tapa dura
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DJs yellowing; Scottish Reprint Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Full title: Sketches of the Character, Manners and Present State of the Highlanders of Scotland, With Details of the Military Service of the Highland Regiments. Originally published 1822. Vol 1: iv, 595pp, fold-out map; Vol 2: viii, 455, ci. Additional postage will be requested for this 2 vol set. N° de ref. de la librería 14439

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Título: Sketches of the Highlanders of Scotland 2 ...

Editorial: John Donald Publishers Ltd, Edinburgh

Año de publicación: 1977

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Very Good+

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good

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Subtitle: With Details of the Military Service of the Highland Regiments Volume: 1 General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1822 Original Publisher: Printed for A. Constable Subjects: Highlands (Scotland) Clans Clans and clan systems History / Europe / General History / Europe / Great Britain History / Military / General Medical / Ethics Social Science / Anthropology / General Travel / Europe / Great Britain Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: SECTION II. m of clanthip -- Consequences of this system -- Effects of the wnit of laws on the manners and character of the people. The division of the people into clans and tribes, under separate chiefs, whose influence remained undiminished till after the year 1748, constitutes the most remarkable circumstance in their political condition, and leads directly to the origin of many of their peculiar sentiments, customs, and institutions. The nature of the country, and the motives which induced the Celts to make it their refuge, almost necessarily prescribed the form of their institutions. Unequal to contend with overwhelming numbers, who drove them from the plains, and, anxious to preserve their independence, and their blood uncontaminated by a mixture with strangers, they defended themselves in those strong holds, which are, in every country, the sanctuaries of national liberty, and the refuge of those who resist the oppression and domination of a more powerful neighbour. Thus, in the absence of their monarchs, and defended by their barrier of rocks, they did not always submit to the authority of a distant government, which could neither enforce obedience, nor afford protection. The division of the country into so many straths, vall...

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Title: Sketches of the character, manners, and present state of the Highlanders of Scotland: with details of the Military Service of the Highland Regiments.

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Stewart, David Major-General.; M., A.;
xv. 396 p. ; 8º.

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