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Moral statistics of the Highlands and islands of Scotland

by Society for the education of the poor in the Highlands, Inverness, Scotland.

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Published by Printed for the Education Society in Inverness .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Education -- Scotland.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled from returns received by the Inverness Society for the education of the poor in the Highlands. To which is prefixed a report, on the past and present state of education in these districts.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC5056.G8 S7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, [2], [7]-73 p., 1 l., xlviii p.
      Number of Pages73
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6991520M
      LC Control Number07039980
      OCLC/WorldCa6459582

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      The following list of books set in Scotland features novels in chronological order, including bestselling books such as Sunset Song, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie and Docherty. There are a number of titles by distinguished Scottish authors such as Iain Banks, . Guide to the Highlands and islands of Scotland including Orkney and Zetland, descriptive of their scenery, statistics, antiquities, and natural history. Containing also directions for visiting the Lowlands of Scotland, with descriptive notices, and maps.. by Anderson, George,

      In the Scottish Parliament election held on 3 May , the Highlands and Islands region was the last to declare its regional votes, which were the decisive results in determining that the Scottish National Party overtook the Scottish Labour Party to obtain the largest representation in the Scottish . Highlands and Islands of Scotland — 1 of the 2 main Scottish regional subdivisions, along with the Scottish Lowlands.; Subcategories. This category has the following 18 subcategories, out of 18 total.


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