The Scots in Germany: Being a Contribution Towards the History of the Scot Abroad (Classic Reprint)

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When I several years ago commenced to write this book, voices were not wanting advising me to abandon the idea, chie?y on account of the vast area from which the material had to be gathered and the almost total want of preparatory inquiry into this particular branch of Scottish History.

When I nevertheless persevered in my task, though experiencing to the full the truth of those Cassandra voices, it was owing not only to an interest which warmed with the increasing difficulties, but to the very kind and active help that friends of historical research both in Scotland and in Germany have afforded me in supplying copies of records or other sources of information, or in reading proofs, or in acting as guides through the labyrinths of their libraries. It would be too long to mention their names; my thanks are due to them all, in particular to the librarians and keepers of records in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, St Andrews, Fort Augustus, Dundee, and in half a hundred places in Sweden, Germany and Austria.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Ernst Ludwig Fischer


Published Date - August 26 2019

ISBN - 9780266420248

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.2 cm

Page Count - 346

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