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3 edition of Species History in Scotland found in the catalog.

Species History in Scotland

by Robert A. Lambert

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Scottish Cultural Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history,
  • Conservation of wildlife & habitats,
  • Evolution,
  • Zoology & animal sciences,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - General,
  • Nature,
  • History - General History,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Scotland,
  • General,
  • Animals

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9363029M
    ISBN 101840170115
    ISBN 109781840170115

      A British combat nurse, just back from World War II is reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon in Scotland. She steps between two stones in an ancient standing circle and is whisked away to a warring and dangerous Scotland of The book offers a fictional backdrop to Scotland’s Highland history and it’s a rollicking adventure. Scottish history books are as varied and fascinating as the country itself. A Century of the Scottish People, T C Smout. A Dictionary of Scottish History Gordon Donaldson. A Gathering of Eagles Maxwell Gordon. A History Book for Scots Walter Bower.

    History of Scotland. Lays of the Covenanters By James Dodds () Tales of the Scottish Peasantry By Alexander and John Bethune () History of Scotland By William Robertson () Scotland, Social and Domestic Memorials of Life and Manners in North Britain by Rev. Charles Rogers LL.D., FSA Scot () Ten Tales.   From pioneering economic and social history in his debut Scottish Trade on the Eve of Union, – () and the classic History of the Scottish People, (), to his great passion for environmental history realised most recently in his co-authored History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland, (), as well as a.

    The flora of Scotland is an assemblage of native plant species including over 1, vascular plants, more than 1, lichens and nearly 1, total number of vascular species is low by world standard but lichens and bryophytes are abundant and the latter form a . Native tree species are those which arrived naturally in Scotland without direct human assistance as far as we can tell. Most of our native tree and shrub species colonised Scotland after the last Ice Age (which ended roughly 9, years ago), with seeds dispersed by wind, water, and animals.


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