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- Add to BasketThe Decline Of Jute: Managing Industrial Change
- Hardback - Pickering & Chatto
By looking at the decline of the jute industry, this study assesses the successes and failures of Britain's managed economy. It also addresses broader arguments about the political economy of 20th-century Britain.
- Add to BasketThe Drove Roads Of Scotland
- Paperback - Birlinn
Interweaving folklore, social comment and economic history, this work provides an account of Scotland's droving trade and the routes by which cattle and sheep were brought from every corner of the land to markets in central Scotland.
- Add to BasketDae Yeh Mind Thon Time?: Tales From The Dundee Tenements
- Paperback - Black & White
Mae Stewart was brought up in Dundee in the 1940s and 50s: although it was a world without television, inside toilets or electric light, her life was filled with fun. In 'Dae Yeh Mind Thon Time' Mae provides a nostalgic look at life in the tenements.
- Add to BasketDiscovering The Scottish Revolution 1688 To 1746
- Paperback - Pluto
By exploring the political and economic changes of the late 17th and early 18th centuries in Scotland Neil Davidson reveals how social and economic power was transferred from one class to another to take the nation from a feudal economy to a new centre or focus of power for the emerging capitalist system.
- Add to BasketThe Devil's Cup: Coffee, The Driving Force In History
- Paperback - Canongate
Self-appointed social anthropologist of coffee, Stewart Lee Allen travelled all over the globe to research this study. He began his investigations in Ethiopia, sailing in dhows to the Yemen, the first country to import coffee back in 500 A.D.
- Add to BasketDoon The Watter: A Century Of Holidays On The Clyde
- Hardback - B & W
The authors present a unique collection of photographs from the archives of the Herald in Glasgow depicting life doon the watter. This is a nostalgic look at the way we used to live, as well as a journey around the seaside towns of the Clyde.
- Add to BasketDamn' Rebel Bitches: The Women Of The '45
- Paperback - Mainstream
Craig tells the stories of the many women caught up in the last Jacobite Rising, some of whom gave money and hospitality, acted as spies and raised men for Prince Charles' army, and others who had no choice, who were raped and persecuted after Culloden.
- Add to BasketThe Democratic Intellect: Scotland And Her Universities In The Nineteenth Century
- Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
Scotland's generalist approach to higher education characterised the country's intellectual life, even into the 19th century, when economic, social and political pressures enforced an increasing conformity to English models. This is an account of the history of these movements.