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The Edinburgh history of Scotland.

The Edinburgh history of Scotland.

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Scotland -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[General editor: Gordon Donaldson.
      ContributionsDonaldson, Gordon, ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA760 .E3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5977433M
      LC Control Number66004284
      OCLC/WorldCa1349044

      saw one of the world’s great theatrical innovations when theatre director Tyrone Guthrie resurrected in a modern fashion the 'thrust' or 'apron' stage for his production of Lyndsay's Satire of the Three Estates at Edinburgh's Assembly Hall of the Church of Scotland, as part of the Edinburgh International Festival - an innovation that went on to revolutionise theatre building and theatre.


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