British & Irish History
BIC code: HBC
See also: History & Archaeology
- Hardback - Birlinn
Hidden inside all of us - every human being on Earth - is the story of our ancestry. Printed on our DNA are the origins of our lineages, the time in history and prehistory when then arose, the epic journeys people have made across the globe. Based on new research involving the most wide-ranging sampling of DNA ever made in Britain, Alistair Moffat, shows how all of us who live on these islands aare immigrants.
- Add to BasketBurns Night: A Freestyle Guide
- Hardback - Saraband
This is a cheeky guide which provides you with all the inspiration you need to host and toast one of the world's greatest birthday parties. Whether you're a veteran of this great tradition or you're going to your first Supper, this guide has the lowdown, from addressing the haggis to toasting the bard's immortal memory.
- Add to BasketBraw Stuff Fae Scotland
- Hardback - doodlemacdoodle
'Braw Stuff fae Scotland' is a collection of Scottish people, ideas and discoveries from Neolithic times to the modern day. Dipping into this book will inspire and amuse you, making you proud of your connection with Scotland whatever it is.
- Add to BasketBy Hill And Shore In South Kintyre
- Paperback - Grimsay
Rich in its evocation of places, people, and creatures great and small, this anthology provides lasting enjoyment to all readers, at home and abroad, with a passion for 'lovely, long Kintyre'.
- Add to BasketThe Book Of Banff: Royal And Ancient Burgh
- Hardback - Halsgrove
The royal burgh of Banff has a rich and varied history dating back hundreds of years. 'The Book of Banff' is a reflection of times past and a celebration of the sense of belonging that exists in the community.
- Add to BasketBanner Of Faith
- Hardback - Birlinn
In this account of island faith - from unknown, Megalithic builders to a war of Free Church schism waged on the Internet - award-winning journalist John MacLeod outlines the gripping religious history of this Hebridean community.
- Add to BasketBlackhall Past And Present: Over 200 Photographs, Maps And Drawings Depicting 150 Years In Blackhall
- Paperback - Roxburgh
A pictorial look at the past and present of Blackhall.
- Add to BasketBuilding London: The Making Of A Modern Metropolis
- Hardback - Mainstream
Marshall provides an illustrated study of London's architectural history and development, documenting how the city was built and introducing the great architects and engineers. The book contains rare images from the earliest days of photography, as well as evocative photographs from the last 100 years.
- Add to BasketThe Borders: A History Of The Borders From Earliest Times
- Paperback - Birlinn
This text is a history of the Borders from earliest times, from the author of 'The Edinburgh Fringe', 'Remembering Charles Rennie Mackintosh' and 'Arthur and the Lost Kingdoms'.
- Add to BasketThe Little Book Of Scottish Patriotism: Here's Tae Us, Wha's Like Us?
- Paperback - Crombie Jardine
This book contains all the key dates and names that make Scotland so great. Factual, but written in a light-hearted way, the guide highlights the contribution that inventive Scots have made to the world we know today.