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Scotland's Secret History

Scotland's Secret History( )
Author: MacCannell, Daniel
MacLean, Charles
Editor: Ellington, Marc
ISBN:978-1-78027-303-7
Publication Date:Sep 2017
Publisher:Birlinn, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.99
Book Description:

Illicit distilling in Scotland was seen as a 'right of man' at the end of the 17th century. Attempts to enforce excise duty on the spirit were therefore met with resistance, ranging from riots to more and more ingenious ways of avoiding paying tax. In this book and Charles MacLean and Daniel MacCannell give a fascinating insight into the day-to-day struggles that led to the increase in illicit distilling from the mid-1600s, then to its eventual demise in the early twentieth century....
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Book Details
Pages:160
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Social Science / Criminology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.5 x 9.75 x 0.4 Inches
Book Weight:1.02 Pounds



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