British & Irish History: C 1700 To C 1900

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  • Cover scan of The Poet Chief
    The Poet Chief: Alexander Robertson 13th Of Struan, 1670-1749
    James Robertson - Paperback - Librario
    Alexander Robertson was unique in having taken a prominent part in the 3 great Jacobite risings on behalf of the banished Stuart kings. This book explores his life and times.
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    The Scottish Enlightenment: The Historical Age Of The Historical Nation
    Alexander Broadie - Paperback - Birlinn
    This title explores the achievement of the Scottish Enlightenment. It looks not only at the thought, ideas and people who lived then but also at the creations that were animated by that thought.
  • Cover scan of Ourselves And Others
    Ourselves And Others: Scotland 1832-1914
    Graeme Morton - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    Graeme Morton shows that identity, like industry, is a key element in explaining the period 1832-1914.
  • Cover scan of Ourselves And Others
    Ourselves And Others: Scotland 1832-1914
    Graeme Morton - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    Graeme Morton shows that identity, like industry, is a key element in explaining the period 1832-1914.
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    History Of Scotland: To The Present Time
    Peter Hume Brown - Paperback - Cambridge University Press
    Taken together, Hume Brown's study of Scotland provides a far-reaching, coherent narrative of the nation's history, from the Roman occupation of North Britain in the first century to the changes and events that brought the nation into the 20th century.
  • Cover scan of The Spirit Of The Union
    The Spirit Of The Union: Popular Politics In Scotland, 1815-1820
    Gordon Pentland - Hardback - Pickering & Chatto
    Gordon Pentland's study has three aims: to place the uprising in a wider context by exploring the modes of politics between 1815-20 as well as the situation outside Scotland; to provide the first full account of the rising itself; and to examine the legacies of both the politics of 1815-20 and the Radical War.
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    Scottish Public Opinion And The Anglo-Scottish Union, 1699-1707
    Karin Bowie - Paperback - Boydell & Brewer
    Examining the Anglo-Scottish union crisis of 1699-1707, this study looks at the growing influence of public opinion during this period, as well as reviewing the founding of the British union.
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    Black Friday: The Story Of The Eyemouth Disaster
    Peter Aitchison - Paperback - Birlinn
    189 men drowned in a single afternoon in Scotland's worst fishing disaster. It decimated the coastal community of Eyemouth where the effects of Black Friday are felt yet, some 120 years on. This book tells the story of Eyemouth.
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    Iron Road: The Railway In Scotland
    Philip John Greer Ransom - Paperback - Birlinn
    'Iron Road' is a comprehensive and authoritative history of the Scottish railways. A pleasure for any railway enthusiast, this title explores technical details as well as social and cultural aspects of the industry, drawing together a vast amount of carefully researched material.
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    None Dare Oppose: The Laird, The Beast And The People Of Lewis
    John Macleod - Hardback - Birlinn
    Donald Munro, factor to Sir James Matheson, was the most hated figure on the Island of Lewis during the mid 19th century. Within months of his appointment he had seized almost every office of civic, legal and industrial power and held the entire island under a reign of terror. This book tells the story of the islanders during this time.

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