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The Great Feud

Oliver Thomson

The Great Feud

The Campbells & the Macdonalds

by Oliver Thomson

  • 95 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Sutton Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: c 1000 to c 1500,
  • British & Irish history: c 1500 to c 1700,
  • Scotland,
  • Genealogy,
  • General,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9867624M
    ISBN 100750943157
    ISBN 109780750943154

      What is so splendid about a great literary feud is the way it reveals the gap between our image of what writers are — beings endowed with sensitivity and wisdom far beyond that of most people 5/5. A literary feud is a conflict or quarrel between well-known writers, usually conducted in public view by way of published letters, speeches, lectures, and the book Literary Feuds, Anthony Arthur describes why readers might be interested in the conflicts between writers: "we wonder how people who so vividly describe human failure (as well as triumph) can themselves .

      Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2Pages: Very interesting book about the facts as they actually happened. Ap I learned about how stupid people are for carrying a grudge and feuding over money.5/5.

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Being a newly active member of the Clan Donald, I had always seen references to the Macdonald/Campbell feud but never understood it or the history. Tomson tells the story from the beginnings with the events that led to the centuries old competition between these two great by: 1.

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An account of the remarkable rivalry, sometimes bloody conflict, between two great families which originated on the west coast of Scotland - the Campbells and the MacDonalds. Starting with the violent death of the Campbell chief in the feud then went on for years in Scotland and Northern Ireland, with numerous cullings and clashes inflicted by both sides, amongst which.

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