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Why Scots should rule Scotland

Alasdair Gray

Why Scots should rule Scotland

independence

by Alasdair Gray

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Published by Canongate in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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At head of title: Independence.

StatementAlasdair Gray.
The Physical Object
Pagination64p. ;
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22304869M
ISBN 100862413915


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