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Men of muscle and the Highland Games of Scotland

Charles Donaldson

Men of muscle and the Highland Games of Scotland

with brief biographies of the leading athletes of the last fifty years

by Charles Donaldson

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by [Evening Times] in Glasgow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Extracts from the Glasgow Evening Times, 1900-1901.

Statementby Charles Donaldson.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,138p., [25] plates ;
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13664688M


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Men of Muscle, and the Highland Games of Scotland, with Brief Biographies of the Leading Athletes of the Last Fifty Years. Extract Details: Publisher: Carter & Pratt: Place of Publication: Glasgow, Scotland: Date of Publication: Date(s) of Re-Publication: BL Catalogue: General Reference Collection df "An Athletics Compendium.

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By using our website you consent to our use of cookies. Please read our. The Scottish Highland Games Association, who represent over 60 Highland games in Scotland, state that all competitors in open heavy events must wear a kilt when they compete.

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Events & Festivals Scotland is home to more than festivals every year, including the Edinburgh Festival Fringe - the world's largest arts festival.

This means that no matter the time of year, there's always something going on. This modern revival of the Highland Games received an enormous boost with the visit of King George IV to Scotland inalthough events were held in the years just prior to that.

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