British & Irish History

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    Arran: A History
    Thorbjo╠łrn Campbell - Paperback - Birlinn
    A fascinating and comprehensive account of Arran's long and eventful history, which stretches back to the great stone circles more than 5000 years old.
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    Air Bilean An T-Sluaigh
    Maighread A. Challan - Hardback - Queen's University of Belfast
    This is a study of the continuation of the Gaelic oral tradition in North Uist.
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    Ayrshire Then & Now
    Dane Love - Hardback - History
    Home to stunning countryside, 6 rivers, 60 miles of sandy beaches, and over 40 castles, Ayrshire is a county ingrained with a fascinating history. It has notable links to Robert Burns, William Wallace and Robert the Bruce, not to mention some of the finest golf course in the world. This book takes a trip down memory lane, comparing old photographs of the region with the same scenes today.
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    Arran & Ayrshire: From Scotland In Miniature To Burns' Country And Beyond
    Colin Nutt - Hardback - Ness Publishing
    This book begins its journey with an exploration of Arran which circles the island and probes its mountainous hinterland. Great Cumbrae is visited next before reaching the mainland at Largs in North Ayrshire. An illustrated tour of North, East and South Ayrshire follows, in which Robert Burns' country is investigated.
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    Arisaig And Morar: A History
    Denis Rixson - Paperback - Birlinn
    Arisiag and Morar are part of an area so rugged and desolate it was itself known as the Highlands of the Highlands. This book provides an accessible account of the area.
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    At The Loch Of The Green Corrie
    Andrew Greig - Paperback - Quercus
    A fishing trip honouring a dying man's wish becomes a meditation on life, nature and friendship, a literary biography and a celebration of the beauty of the Highlands of Scotland.
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    Aberdeen Beyond The Granite
    Ian R. Mitchell - Hardback - Luath
    Now known as the oil capital of Europe, this description does little justice to Aberdeen's rich history of great artists and poets, architects and adventurers, writers and revolutionaries. This book explores the unseen side of Aberdeen from the easily forgotten days before the discovery of North Sea oil to the present day.
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    Aberdeen And Beyond: At Work And Play
    Raymond Anderson - Hardback - Black & White
    A must-have for anyone interested in the changing facade of the Scottish highlands, this stunning collection features images and observations of life in Aberdeen and the North-east from days goneby.
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    Aberdeen: A Pictorial Souvenir
    Colin Nutt - Hardback - Ness Publishing
    A photographic tour of the city of Aberdeen that aims to capture its mood and illustrate the principle landmarks and places of interest. From its famous silvery granite architecture to fine parks and gardens plus historically significant enclaves, the book's coverage reflects the great variety and unique character of the city.
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    At The Loch Of The Green Corrie
    Andrew Greig - Hardback - Quercus
    A fishing trip honouring a dying man's wish becomes a meditation on life, nature and friendship, a literary biography and a celebration of the beautiy of the Highlands of Scotland.

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