The Essential Guide to the Highland Games

The Essential Guide to the Highland Games

Providing all the information that any reader could want on the origins of the Highland Games, their rules, their background and their flavor, including the first comprehensive directory of the Highland Games held around the world.

Author: Michael Brander

Publisher: Canongate Books

ISBN: 0862413028

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 141

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Providing all the information that any reader could want on the origins of the Highland Games, their rules, their background and their flavor, including the first comprehensive directory of the Highland Games held around the world.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Celtic Culture A Celti

Celtic Culture  A Celti

Hammer throwing at the Highland Games Paradoxically, some of the
ROMANTICISM, which reached its apotheosis with Sir ... Essential Guide to the
Highland Games; Colquhoun & Machell, Highland Gatherings; Donaldson,
Scottish Highland ...

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Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781851094400

Category: Civilization, Celtic

Page: 2128

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Categories: Civilization, Celtic

Road To Referendum

Road To Referendum

The Essential Guide to the Scottish Referendum Iain Macwhirter ... it became
fashionable for every middle-class English family to visit Scotland to chase the
deer and watch the Highland Games, which were also largely a Victorian
invention.

Author: Iain Macwhirter

Publisher: Cargo Publishing

ISBN: 9781908885951

Category: Political Science

Page: 420

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The essential guide for anyone who wants to know more about Scotland's biggest political decision, this is the story of the road to referendum and the journay beyond, from one of the UK's most insightful political writers. "A truly important book, particularly at this moment." ~ Andrew Marr. "A terrific book [...] full of shrewd insights. I'd recommend it highly." ~ The Guardian *The official companion to the major television series.*
Categories: Political Science

An Athletics Compendium

An Athletics Compendium

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Publisher: British Library Board

ISBN: UOM:39015059974546

Category: Reference

Page: 261

View: 569

The latest in a series of guides to sporting literature (earlier volumes covered association football and rugby union), An Athletics Compendium provides an extensive and authoritative overview of the United Kingdom literature of track and field. Its compilers have a lifelong interest in and knowledge of all aspects of athletics. All significant publications on the theory and practice as well as the history of athletics are reviewed, and coverage includes the development of the modern Olympic movement.
Categories: Reference

Celtic Culture

Celtic Culture

Dogs ' , Celtica Helsingiensia : Proceedings from Brander , Michael , The
Essential Guide to the Breathnach , Risteard , ' The Earliest Version a
Conference on Celtic Studies , eds . Anders Highland Games . Edinburgh :
Canongate , of Eibhlín ...

Author: John T. Koch

Publisher: Abc-Clio Incorporated

ISBN: 1851094407

Category: History

Page: 2128

View: 979

The most comprehensive reference resource on Celtic culture; an encyclopedia written by and for scholars, yet accessible to all.
Categories: History

University of Edinburgh Journal

University of Edinburgh Journal

Peter Gait The Essential Guide to the Highland Games . Michael Brander .
Edinburgh , Canongate , 1992 , Pp . 141 , £4 . 95 . 0 86241 302 8 Highland
Games are for many a generalised impression located somewhere in the
Highlands ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105016165198

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The Bookseller

The Bookseller

95 pbk THE EDINBURGH LITERARY GUIDE Andrew Lownie Illustrated by
Richard Demarco 0 86241 360 5 18 . 95 pbk THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO
HIGHLAND GAMES Michael Brander 0 86241 3028 £4 . 95 pbk ORKNEY :
CHILDREN AT ...

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ISBN: UIUC:30112096576134

Category: Bibliography

Page:

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Categories: Bibliography

Scotland Culture Smart

Scotland   Culture Smart

The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture John Scotney, Culture Smart! music of
the Gael was the harp ... In reality the competitive solo dancing so popular today
dates from the Victorian revival of the Highland games. At the games, Highland ...

Author: John Scotney

Publisher: Kuperard

ISBN: 9781857336214

Category: Travel

Page: 168

View: 655

Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will enable you to steer clear of embarrassing gaffes and mistakes, feel confident in unfamiliar situations, and develop trust, friendships, and successful business relationships. Culture Smart! offers illuminating insights into the culture and society of a particular country. It will help you to turn your visit-whether on business or for pleasure-into a memorable and enriching experience. Contents include: * customs, values, and traditions * historical, religious, and political background * life at home * leisure, social, and cultural life * eating and drinking * do's, don'ts, and taboos * business practices * communication, spoken and unspoken
Categories: Travel

Explorer s Guide Sarasota Sanibel Island Naples A Great Destination Sixth Edition

Explorer s Guide Sarasota  Sanibel Island   Naples  A Great Destination  Sixth Edition

... i: Captiva Islands Essential Guide, 227 Sanibel Bean Island Coffees, 167
Sanibel Cemetery, 129430 Sanibel Day Spa, 146 ... See Oscar Scherer State
Park Schilling Fine jewelers, 220 ScoopDaddy's, 85 Scottish Highland Games 6:
Celtic ...

Author: Chelle Koster-Walton

Publisher: The Countryman Press

ISBN: 9781581577341

Category: Travel

Page: 320

View: 975

Gain an insider’s vantage point on this exceptional part of the Florida coast. Whether Charlotte Harbor’s wild shorelines and preserved estuaries, or Sarasota’s historic culture sweetened by sugar magnates, travelers have an in-depth look on the environment, history, and culture of this beautiful stretch of coastline. Now in its 6th fully updated edition, this guide gives visitors and locals access to the best of Florida’s Gulf Coast. Do it all, from the fabled “Sanibel stoop” for collecting seashells to dining in the finest five-star bistros. The author’s deep local knowledge again provides the most reliable info available to this paradise.
Categories: Travel

Highland Heritage

Highland Heritage

Scottish Americans in the American South R. Celeste Ray. Bauman , Richard , ed
. 1992 . ... Under the Kilt : Variations on the Scottish - American Ground . ” Journal
of American Ethnic ... The Essential Guide to Highland Games . Edinburgh ...

Author: R. Celeste Ray

Publisher:

ISBN: UVA:X004474013

Category: History

Page: 256

View: 700

Explores how the Scottish heritage and folklore thrives and blends with Southern regional myths and culture, and how that creates a unique sense of identity for Scottish Americans.
Categories: History

Modern Scottish History 1707 to the Present The modernisation of Scotland 1850 to the present

Modern Scottish History  1707 to the Present  The modernisation of Scotland  1850 to the present

Brander , M 1992 The Essential Guide to Highland Games . Edinburgh . Brendon
, P 1992 Thomas Cook – 150 Years of Popular Tourism . London . * Brown , CG
1996 ' Popular Culture and the Continuing Struggle for Rational Recreation ' , in ...

Author: Anthony Cooke

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105021276089

Category: Scotland

Page: 304

View: 925

Categories: Scotland

The Oxford Essential Guide for Puzzle Solvers

The Oxford Essential Guide for Puzzle Solvers

Author:

Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group

ISBN: 0425175995

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 498

View: 711

A valuable resource for game solvers and crossword-puzzle enthusiasts presents thousands of entries, organized by the number of letters and featuring a host of category listings and subject categories, ranging from Countries and the Arts to Military Figures and Literature. Original.
Categories: Games & Activities

Scotia

Scotia

BOOKS RECEIVED Michael Brander, The Essential Guide to the Highland
Games. Edinburgh: Canongate Press PLC, 1992 ... Hunger, Emigration and the
Scottish Highlands in the Nineteenth Century. Edinburgh: John Donald
Publishers, Ltd.

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Publisher:

ISBN: NWU:35556022000566

Category: Scotland

Page:

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Categories: Scotland

The Modernisation of Scotland 1850 to the Present

The Modernisation of Scotland 1850 to the Present

From the 1970s, government has increasingly supported Scottish sporting
initiative, and this is bound to continue with lottery funding being now available to
individual targeted ... Brander, M 1992 The Essential Guide to Highland Games.

Author: Anthony Cooke

Publisher: John Donald

ISBN: 186232073X

Category: History

Page: 304

View: 615

This is the second volume of a distance-learning history of Scotland course running from January 1998. The successful completion of the course gives students the equivalent to Junior Honours/OU Level 3 and carries 60 SCOTCAT points. This book covers 1850 to the present.
Categories: History

Scottish Life and Society Bibliography for Scottish ethnology

Scottish Life and Society  Bibliography for Scottish ethnology

Author: Alexander Fenton

Publisher: John Donald

ISBN: UOM:39015060543462

Category: History

Page: 625

View: 950

Covering every aspect of human life in Scotland, this list of ethnological papers makes a substantial contribution to ethnological scholarship, particularly in national identity. In addition to papers, aids to ethnological research are included and are classified as such under subject headings.
Categories: History

The Cumulative Book Index

The Cumulative Book Index

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Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015058373922

Category: American literature

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A world list of books in the English language.
Categories: American literature

British Book News

British Book News

99 pbk 0 283 06127 8 ( Who ' s Who in British History ) The Essential Guide to the
96pp illus 234 x 168mm 320pp illus Shepheard - Walwyn £21 . 95 Highland
Games O Guide to the country house G Tells the story of one of rock ' s 085683
091 ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015064549499

Category: Best books

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Includes no. 53a: British wartime books for young people.
Categories: Best books

Scottish Life and Society

Scottish Life and Society

Playford , H . Collection of Original Scotch Tunes ( Full of Highland Humours ) for
the Violin . Being the First of This ... Shepherd , R . Let ' s Have a Ceilidh , the
Essential Guide to Scottish Dancing , Edinburgh , 1992 . Smout , T C . A Social ...
Webster , D . Scottish Highland Games , Edinburgh , 1973 . Whyte , I D . Scotland
 ...

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Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015070706224

Category: Scotland

Page:

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Categories: Scotland

Scottish Life and Society Oral literature and performance culture

Scottish Life and Society  Oral literature and performance culture

Playford , H . Collection of Original Scotch Tunes ( Full of Highland Humours ) for
the Violin . Being the First of This ... Shepherd , R . Let ' s Have a Ceilidh , the
Essential Guide to Scottish Dancing , Edinburgh , 1992 . Smout , T C . A Social ...
Webster , D . Scottish Highland Games , Edinburgh , 1973 . Whyte , I D . Scotland
 ...

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Publisher:

ISBN: IND:30000116732623

Category: Scotland

Page:

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Categories: Scotland

The Rough Guide to Camping in Britain 2

The Rough Guide to Camping in Britain 2

For campers keen to immerse themselves in Scottish culture there are historic
ruins, Highland Games and whisky tours, while anyone will enjoy the idyllic
locations, enchanting lochs and amazing sunsets that are part and parcel of the ...

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 9781409358954

Category: Travel

Page: 392

View: 533

The Rough Guide to Camping in Britain reviews over three hundred of the country's best campsites, travelling from Scilly to Shetland, taking in Yorkshire hills, Hampshire glampsites, Welsh Islands and Highland co-operatives. This, the second edition, features new campsites that have caught our attention since the first editon, and has been thoroughly researched and updated. Written by campers for campers, Rough Guides' writers have visited sites across the country, checking out views, testing the shower temperatures and spending night after night under canvas. The Rough Guide to Camping in Britain explores everything from equipment and cooking to glamping, wild camping and festivals. Full-colour throughout, its pictures bring the splendid sites to life, whilst indexes, maps and lists arranged by category help you move through the guide with ease. The Rough Guide to Camping in Britain is the complete companion for novice campers who don't know where to start and experienced tent-riggers looking for a new destination. Whether you want snug tipis and creature comforts or simple sites in stunning wilderness locations, this guide has it covered. Now available in PDF format.
Categories: Travel