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David Livingstone: Mission And Empire
- Hardback - Hambledon and London
David Livingstone was one of the supreme representatives of the British Empire whose reputation has swung between extremes of adulation and dismissal. This book is an account of Livingstone's life and his achievements.
Geography, Science And National Identity: Scotland Since 1520
- Hardback - Cambridge University Press
Withers brings together work on the history of geography and the history of science with extensive archival analysis to explore how geographical knowledge has been used to shape an understanding of the nation.
- Paperback - Yale Nota Bene
David Livingstone is revered as one of the world's greatest explorers and missionaries and as the first European to cross Africa. This biography reveals the man behind the myth, one capable of ruthless cruelty as well as self-sacrifice.
Across The Pond
- Paperback - Whittles
Crossing the Pond provides a history of one of the world's great oceans - the North Atlantic. Beginning with its basic geography, the author traces a chronological voyage through history starting with the early exploration of the Atlantic.
The Life And Adventures Of John Nicol, Mariner
- Paperback - Canongate
This work renders the story of a man whom history has nearly forgotten. In his many voyages the Scottish-born sailor John Nicol twice circumnavigated the globe, visiting every inhabited continent and participating in many great events of exploration.
My Schools And Schoolmasters, Or, The Story Of My Education
- Paperback - B & W
This is Hugh Miller's classic account of his extraordinary life - from the hardships of his early life in Cromarty to his later years as a scientist, journalist, lecturer and defender of Christianity against the Evolutionists.
The Highland Geology Trail
- Paperback - Luath
This guide to the geology of the diverse landforms of the north and west Highlands of Scotland offers the answers to questions as diverse as where fossils can be found on Skye to where the oldest rocks in Europe are located.
The Historic Landscape Of Loch Lomond And The Trossachs
- Paperback - RCAHMS
This report seeks to explore the historic landscape of the National Park and to explain the important contribution that archaeology can make to the understanding of that landscape.
Twa Tribes: Scots Among The Native Americans - Hugo Reid, Alexander Ross And Charles McKenzie
- Paperback - NMS
Based on the contemporary writings of three very different individuals, this is an account of the special relationship some Scots developed with the native peoples of North America.
Exploring Geology On The Isle Of Arran: A Set Of Field Exercises That Introduce The Practical Skills Of Geological Science
- Paperback - Cambridge University Press
The Isle of Arran in the Firth of Clyde is an ideal location to introduce beginners to field geology because of the richness and variety of over 600 million years of history packed into a tiny area. This book teaches basic field geology skills.