9789812349507

Insight Guide Scotland

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  • ISBN13:

    9789812349507

  • ISBN10:

    9812349502

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-02-01
  • Publisher: Insight Guides

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Summary

Insight Guides, the world's largest visual travel guide series, in association with Discovery Channel, the world's premier source of nonfiction entertainment, provides more insight than ever. From the most popular resort cities to the most exotic villages, Insight Guides capture the unique character of each culture with an insider's perspective.Inside every Insight Guide you'll find:.Evocative, full-colour photography on every page.Cross-referenced, full-colour maps throughout.A brief introduction including a historical timeline.Lively essays by local writers on the culture, history, and people.Expert evaluations on the sights really worth seeing .Special features spotlighting particular topics of interest.A comprehensive Travel Tips section with listings of the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions, as well as practical information on getting around and advice for travel with children

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Scottish Character
15(5)
History
Decisive Dates
20(3)
Beginnings
23(6)
Battle for the Throne
29(8)
The Age of Rebellion
37(10)
The Making of Modern Scotland
47(14)
Features
Highlanders and Lowlanders
61(8)
How the Kirk Mould Minds
69(4)
Scots Geniuses
73(4)
The Great Tartan Monster
77(8)
Scotland's Painters
85(8)
Song and Dance
93(4)
Games Highlanders Play
97(4)
A Fondness for Festivals
101(4)
The Lure of the Green Turf
105(6)
Hunting, Shooting & Fishing
111(6)
A Wee Dram
117(4)
Porridge, Haggis and Cock-a-Leekie
121(10)
Places
Introduction
131(2)
Edinburgh
133(30)
Glasgow
163(22)
The Borders
185(14)
The Southwest
199(14)
Forth and Clyde
213(6)
The West Coast
219(12)
Skye
231(10)
The Inner Hebrides
241(10)
The Outer Hebrides
251(8)
Central Scotland
259(10)
The East Coast
269(18)
The Northern Highlands
287(12)
Orkney
299(8)
Shetland
307
Insight on
Old and New Town Architecture
158(36)
Historic Castles and Abbeys
194(42)
A Crofter's Rugged Life
236(60)
Highland Flora and Fauna
296
Information panels
Laying Down the Law
50(15)
Scots Idioms
65(83)
Money Men of Charlotte Square
148(9)
World's Biggest Arts Festival
157(13)
Culture Comes in from the Cold
170(34)
The Ploughman Poet
204(76)
The Impact of Big Oil
280(15)
Peatland Versus Profit
295(17)
Travel Tips
Getting Acquainted
312(1)
Planning the Trip
313(2)
Practical Tips
315(2)
Getting Around
317(5)
Where to Stay
322(16)
Where to Eat
338(7)
Culture & Nightlife
345(2)
Shopping
347(1)
Sports
348(2)
Further Reading 350

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