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- Add to BasketDae Ye Ken?
- Paperback - Luath
Split thematically, and including subjects from clothes (claes) to socialising (gang oot on the toon), this pictorial mini Scots/English guide by Vicki Gausden provides an explanation to some common - and not so familiar - words and phrases in the Scots language.
- Add to BasketDeadline: The Story Of The Scottish Press
- Paperback - Saint Andrew
'Deadline' is the companion to the BBC Scotland television series of the same name, a celebration of the last 50 years or so of the Scottish press. The book exposes how the press dealt with the great pillars of Scottish identity - religion, education and law - as well as with politics.
- Paperback - Black & White
Norman Watson gives a history of Dundee from revisiting the city's origins to describing its recent achievements. He describes the city's thrilling and turbulent history, its poverty and prosperity, its see-sawing cultural identity and growing reputation in science, education and the arts.
- Add to BasketDavid Livingstone: Mission And Empire
- Paperback - Hambledon and London
David Livingstone was one of the supreme representatives of the British Empire whose reputation has swung between extremes of adulation and dismissal. This book is an account of Livingstone's life and his achievements.
- Add to BasketDomination And Lordship: Scotland, 1070-1230
- Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
This volume centres upon the era conventionally labelled the 'Making of the Kingdom', or the 'Anglo-Norman' era in Scottish history.
- Add to BasketDonald Dewar: Scotland's First First Minister
- Paperback - Mainstream
Collectively, these spirited, passionate essays paint a vivid portrait of the life, career and politics of Donald Dewar. He was one of the most respected politicians to have served Scotland, and the first First Minister of the new Scottish Parliament.
- Paperback - Tempus
Few kings deserve more than David I the reputation as maker of his kingdom. Although overshadowed in memory by his descendant, Robert the Bruce, it was David who laid the foundations of the Scottish monarchy and set in motion the changes that created the kingdom that vied with England for mastery of the British Isles.
- Paperback - Osprey
When Charles Stuart was crowned King of Scotland, Cromwell led the English army north to counter the threat he now posed. Their march on Edinburgh was opposed by Leslie's Scottish army who forced them back as far as Dunbar. Battle ensued, and the Scots fought with determination until Cromwell led his cavalry against their right wing.
- Paperback - Shire
This chronological gazetteer of the battlefields of England and Scotland shows you how to find them and it includes 69 sites, each with a description map of the battle which took place there. Various baronial and border wars are included.
- Add to BasketDivided Gaels: Gaelic Cultural Identities In Scotland And Ireland 1200-1650
- Hardback - Oxford University Press
In this study, Wilson McLeod challenges the familiar view that Gaelic Scotland and Gaelic Ireland formed a cultural unit during the late Middle Ages and early modern period. He tests the view of a unified Gaelic 'culture-province' by examining the surviving sources, especially formal bardic poetry.