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The articles in this reference to Gaelic Scotland have been commissioned from over 60 experts. The entries range from the early 6th century to the present day. This edition has been revised and updated, taking account of recent developments in the media, politics, the arts and literature.
Hardcover, 363 pages
Published by Blackwell Reference (first published August 6th 1987)
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Derick Smith Thomson, known as Ruaraidh MacThòmais in his native Gaelic, was a Scottish poet, publisher, lexicographer, academic and writer. He was originally from Lewis, but spent much of his life in Glasgow, where he was Professor of Celtic at the University of Glasgow from 1963 to 1991. He is best known for setting up the publishing house Gairm, along with its magazine, which was the ...more