A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Book - 1984
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Book by Samuel Johnson, published in 1775. The Journey was the result of a three-month trip to Scotland that Johnson took with James Boswell in 1773. It contains Johnson's descriptions of the customs, religion, education, trade, and agriculture of a society that was new to him. The account in Boswell's diary, published after Johnson's death as The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. (1785), offers an intimate personal record of Johnson's behavior and conversation during the trip.

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin, 1984
ISBN: 9780140432213
0140432213
Characteristics: 429 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm

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