History Of Specific Subjects
BIC code: HBX
See also: History & Archaeology
- Blood On The Wave: Scottish Sea Battles
- Hardback - Birlinn
John Sadler embarks on a pilgrimage around Scotland's rugged and stunning coastline to explore the fascinating history that has occurred in its waters. Examining an array of skirmishes from the Wars of Independence to the lurking threat of Second World War U-boats, he has created a unique portrait of the Scottish war at sea.
- Back From The Brink
- Paperback - Brown, Son & Ferguson
The fight to stop the closure of the Kvaerner Govan shipyard in Glasgow was the most high profile industrial campaign in Scotland since the 1970s. Just days away from closure in 1999, the yard is asked to participate in the building of a multi-billion pound warship order from the Minstry of Defence. This book tells the story.
- The Book Of The Bagpipe
- Hardback - Appletree
The Book of the Bagpipe charts the history of the pipes from their origins in ancient times, right up to the present day.