Warehouse Stock Clearance Sale

Grab a bargain today!

A Scots Dictionary of Nature
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Promotional Information

Successful as a hardback, now in paperback, reflecting perennial interest in Scotland's natural beauty and drama; Increasing awareness of the urgent need to preserve and celebrate the Scots language; Appetite for the specific vocabulary of words relating to the natural world, as seen in recent work by Robert Macfarlane and others.

About the Author

Amanda Thomson is a visual artist and writer who teaches at the Glasgow School of Art. She graduated with a first from Glasgow School of Art and has an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her arts-based PhD, from UHI/ the University of Aberdeen, is about the forests of Abernethy and Morayshire. Her artwork is often about notions of home, movement and migration, landscapes and how places come to be made. She lives and works in Glasgow and in Strathspey. A Scots Dictionary of Nature is her first book.

Reviews

"Delightful ... A celebration of Scotland's great outdoors, this is a lovely book to have on the coffee table. Easy to read and interesting to rifle through." Scottish Field; "So good." Robert Macfarlane; "Full of words and expressions which ...[are] ripe for reappropriation." Scotsman; "A reminder of how easily the beauty of language and its connection with nature can be lost." Herald; "A stunning wee book detailing some of the wonderfully inventive Scots words that document the world around us." The List; "...a delight to leaf through" Herald

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 8% commission by selling A Scots Dictionary of Nature on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top