Hail Caledonia

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The Highlands and Islands of Scotland are a magnet for tourists from all over the world, but just a few centuries ago they were seen as a wild, dangerous place peopled by fierce and warlike inhabitants. Illustrated with historic prints, posters and photographs, this absorbing book investigates the ways in which Walter Scott and Queen Victoria popularized the Highlands, and how the railways made them accessible even to tourists of modest means.

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Hail Caledonia

Hail Caledonia

The Lure of the Highlands and Islands

Paperback192pp Illustrated233x156mm

9781445640044     Product Code: 502959

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The Highlands and Islands of Scotland are a magnet for tourists from all over the world, but just a few centuries ago they were seen as a wild, dangerous place peopled by fierce and warlike inhabitants. Illustrated with historic prints, posters and photographs, this absorbing book investigates the ways in which Walter Scott and Queen Victoria popularized the Highlands, and how the railways made them accessible even to tourists of modest means.

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