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Clubbing Together: Ethnicity, Civility And Formal Sociability In The Scottish Diaspora To 1930
- Hardback - Liverpool University Press
'Clubbing Together' offers a global study of Scottish ethnic associationalism, exploring transnationally the evolution and role of Scottish clubs and societies.
Collieries, Communities And The Miners' Strike In Scotland, 1984-85
- Paperback - Manchester University Press
Jim Phillips analyses the 1984-5 miners' strike by focusing on its vital Scottish dimensions, especially the role of workplace politics and community mobilisation.
Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995
- PR - W. Green
Providing a full copy of the Act together with authoritative commentary, this text notes all legislative amendments that have been made since the publication of the previous edition.
Crimsoning The Eagle's Claw: The Viking Poems Of Ro̜gnvaldr Kali Kolsson, Earl Of Orkney
- Paperback - Arc Publications
A genuinely unique European treasure, this volume bristles with all 33 of Rognvaldr's verses from the Orkneyinga Saga. While full of highly stylised, often grotesque images, the poems convey the skill, vigour and daring of the original.
The Christmas Truce
- Hardback - Picador
Following in the tradition of 'Mrs Scrooge' and 'Another Night Before Christmas', Carol Ann Duffy offers us another charming and original festive poem.
The Constant Star
- Hardback - Hodder & Stoughton
Susan Cahill enjoys her job at the BBC until a bomb destroys the building and brings unwelcome responsibilities and an autocratic new boss, Walter Boscombe. He has no time for ambitious young women from Shadwell and seems determined to break Susan's spirit - and her heart. Breda Hooper, Susan's widowed sister-in-law, and her small son are rescued from the East End's shattered docklands by Danny, Susan's estranged husband. Settled in a shabby caravan in the Vale of Evesham, Breda soon finds herself entangled in village affairs in more ways than one, with only her quick wits, her new friends and the ever dependable Danny to keep her out of trouble.
Contemporary Scottish Plays
- Paperback - Bloomsbury
To paraphrase Alistair Beaton's Caledonia - the first play in this collection - 'The English have anthologies, the Spanish have anthologies, the French have anthologies - why should not Scotland have its anthology?' Scotland is entering a crucial period in its history, where its identity is being debated daily, from everyday conversation to the national and international press. At the same time, its theatre is resurgent, with key Scottish playwrights, theatres and theatre companies expanding their performance vocabularies while coming to prominence in national and international contexts. This text collects 5 Scottish plays.
Careers In Scotland 2014-2015
- Paperback - Gateway
This guide contains comprehensive, up-to-date information on a range of careers and related full-time courses in Scotland.
Can't-Dance-Cameron: A Scottish Capercaillie Story
- Paperback - Picture Kelpies
Cameron the capercaillie thinks he's the worst dancer in the Scottish Cairngorms but maybe with the help of his new friend, Hazel the squirrel, he'll be able to dance after all.
Collins Quiz Master
- Paperback - Collins
'Collins Quiz Master' offers more than 200 quizzes to test your general knowledge to the limit. With 4000 questions arranged in easy, medium and difficult sections, you can set the pace as quiz master for your friends and family, or pit yourself against the quiz master in a battle of wits.