British & Irish History: C 1700 To C 1900

BIC code: HBCR
See also: History & Archaeology

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  • Cover scan of The Good Sir James
    The Good Sir James: The Life And Times Of Sir James Grant Of Grant Of Castle Grant
    G. M. Fraser - Paperback - Librario
    Sir James Grant of Grant was one of the leaders of the 'Age of Improvement', overseeing agricultural advances and even town planning when he established the village of Grantown on Spey. During the famine of 1782/3 Sir James' initiative kept the population from starving by importing grain, largely at his own expense.
  • Cover scan of The Garden Cottage Diaries
    The Garden Cottage Diaries: My Year In The Eighteenth Century
    Fiona J. Houston - 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.
  • Cover scan of Greyfriars Bobby A-Z
    Greyfriars Bobby A-Z: In Fact And Fiction
    - Paperback - George Robinson
    This text presents everything the reader needs to know about Greyfriars Bobby.
  • Cover scan of The Garden Cottage Diaries
    The Garden Cottage Diaries: My Year In The Eighteenth Century
    Fiona J. Houston - Hardback - 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.
  • Cover scan of George Wade, 1673-1748
    George Wade, 1673-1748
    Denise Chantry - Hardback - Arthur H. Stockwell
    A biography of Field Marshal George Wade, best remembered for his role in disarming and pacifying the clans after the Jacobite Rising of 1715, and for the network of roads and bridges he built in the Scottish Highlands.
  • Cover scan of Gems Of Old Scotland
    Gems Of Old Scotland: Scenes And Stories From The Old Statistical Account Of The 18th Century
    Maisie Steven - Paperback - Argyll
    In 1790, an eminent Scotsman had the very ambitious idea of compiling a complete picture of life in the whole of his country. He called on the assistance of every parish minister and sent 166 questions on every aspect of life in the last decade of the 18th century. This text contains highlights of the 'Old Statistical Account'.
  • Cover scan of The Gentleman Usher
    The Gentleman Usher: The Life And Times Of George Dempster (1732-1818), Member Of Parliament And Laird Of Dunnichen And Skibo
    John Evans - Hardback - Pen & Sword Military
    George Dempster was one of the best-known and most popular Scotsmen of his day. He served for 30 years as an MP in Westminster and was closely involved with the expansion of British influence and trade across the world, particularly in India and North America. John Evans tells his story.
  • Cover scan of George Lockhart Of Carnwath, 1681-1731
    George Lockhart Of Carnwath, 1681-1731: A Study In Jacobitism
    D. Szechi - Paperback - Tuckwell
    Through an in-depth analysis of the attitudes, beliefs and assumptions of one of the most active Jacobites of the early 18th century, the author sheds light on the inner workings of Jacobitism in Scotland leading up to and following the Union of 1707.
  • Cover scan of Glasgow
    Glasgow: The Forming Of A City
    - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    Glasgow offers readers an insight into Glasgow at the millennium, covering the most recent scholarship and opinion, and looking to the future of Glasgow in the coming century.

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