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The system of clans grew out of ancient Celtic tribal traditions and is based on a fierce love for both family and homeland. People the world over eagerly trace their ancestry to claim they are descended from ancient clans, and new tartans are regularly designed and approved. An indispensable guide to Celtic ancestry, Clans & Tartans looks at the origins, both geograph ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published May 7th 2003 by Thunder Bay Press (first published 2000)
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Also credited as "James MacKay" or "James Alexander MacKay".

Dr. James Alexander MacKay was a prolific Scottish writer and philatelist whose reputation was damaged by a criminal conviction for theft and repeated accusations of plagiarism. In an obituary by John Holman, Editor of the British Philatelic Bulletin, Mackay was described as a "philatelic writer without equal". Mackay's output was broad.
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