British & Irish History: C 1700 To C 1900
BIC code: HBCR
See also: History & Archaeology
- Add to BasketScottish Public Opinion And The Anglo-Scottish Union, 1699-1707
- 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.
- Add to BasketBlack Friday: The Story Of The Eyemouth Disaster
- 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.
- Add to BasketIron Road: The Railway In Scotland
- 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.
- Add to BasketNone Dare Oppose: The Laird, The Beast And The People Of Lewis
- 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.
- Add to BasketDalrymple Crescent, A Snapshot Of Victorian Edinburgh
- Paperback - T. & J. Lamb
This text gives a cross-section of life in Edinburgh in the 19th century, by focusing on a street - Dalrymple Crescent - during that fascinating time.
- Add to BasketVictorian Scotland
- Hardback - RCAHMS
RCAHMS is showcasing images from its National Collection in a remarkable illustration of the Victorian era. From the pioneering work of renowned photographers to never before seen excerpts from private family albums, 'Victorian Scotland' is a window on the lives of the generation that changed the world.
- Add to BasketThe Garden Cottage Diaries: My Year In The Eighteenth Century
- Paperback - Saraband
For a full year, Fiona Houston recreated the lifestyle of her Peebleshire ancestor, living in a basic one-roomed cottage on her own resources, as a challenge to compare it with today's diet and lifestyle. Find out in this fascinating, funny and honest account how she donned historic dress and lived on a shoestring.
- Add to BasketThe Dynamics Of Heritage: History, Memory And The Highland Clearances
- Hardback - Ashgate
Focusing on the interaction between history and memory and, in particular, on museums as a memory medium, this book deals with the memorialization of the Highland Clearances over the 20th century.
- Add to BasketBonnie Prince Charlie: A Life
- Hardback - Amberley
Prince Charles Edward's life is often focused on the 1745 Rising. But this new biography charts his early life and reveals the Polish origin of his astonishing dynamism and brittle psyche. Peter Pininski also vividly relates the story of the prince's only child and heir and three hidden grandchildren.
- Add to BasketBare-Arsed Banditti: The Men Of The '45
- Paperback - Mainstream
Who were the men who fought with Bonnie Prince Charlie at Culloden? Maggie Craig tells the dramatic and moving stories of the men who were willing to risk everything for their vision of a better future for themselves, their families and Scotland.