History & Archaeology

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  • Cover scan of The Soay Of Our Forefathers
    The Soay Of Our Forefathers
    Laurance Reed - Paperback - Birlinn
    The island of Soay nestles bewteen the Strathaird peninsula and the Cuillins. Despite its proximity to Skye it has been little visited. Evacuated in 1953 it has since been re-occupied. This is a definitive account of this little known island.
  • Cover scan of Stirling And Central Scotland
    Stirling And Central Scotland
    John Gifford; Frank Arneil Walker - Hardback - Yale University Press
    The Stirling and Central Scotland guide covers the castles and major buildings that range outwards from Stirling. It includes the strongholds of medieval magnates at Doune, Blackness and Castle Campbell.
  • Cover scan of Leeds
    Leeds: The Story Of A City
    David Thornton - Paperback - Fort
    Dr Thornton, an acknowledged expert on the city, explains how Leeds developed from a tiny settlement on the banks of the Aire into one of Europe's most vibrant cities.
  • Cover scan of Cumbria's Lost Railways
    Cumbria's Lost Railways
    Peter W. Robinson - Paperback - Stenlake
    While the decline of Cumbria's rail network began long before Beeching, by the 1990s, it began a recovery with the reopening of many stations and the restoration of many freight services. However, this book recalls the huge network whch used to operate at a much more relaxed - and refined - pace.
  • Cover scan of Old Bexhill
    Old Bexhill
    Charles Kaye - Paperback - Stenlake
    Bexhill was once a popular holiday resort and many of the photographs in this book depict the town in its Edwardian heyday. Little Common, Sidley and Cooden are also featured.
  • Cover scan of Old Egremont
    Old Egremont
    E. Alan Read - Paperback - Stenlake
    Local Egremont characters, such as Dodger Pattinson and Albert Henson, feature in this title, as do many well-known former shops and sights. Winscales no. 1, the Haile Morr and Florence mines and the town's railway station are also featured.
  • Cover scan of Wheels Around Caithness And Sutherland
    Wheels Around Caithness And Sutherland
    Robert Grieves - Paperback - Stenlake
    This collection of photographs illustrates many locations across Caithness and Sutherland, and every picture has at least one set of wheels in it too. The selection features scenes from various locations including Halkirk, Bonar Bridge, Lairg, Wick, Tongue and Thurso.
  • Cover scan of I Remember
    I Remember: Memories Of Raasay
    John Nicolson - Paperback - Birlinn
    John Nicolson's memoirs cover his early life on Raasay, one of the least-known jewels of the Hebrides, up to when he left in 1941. It offers the story of the island and its people during the war years and provides a glimpse of a lost way of life.
  • Cover scan of The Scottish Witch-Hunt In Context
    The Scottish Witch-Hunt In Context
    - Paperback - Manchester University Press
    Covering the whole period of the Scottish witch-hunt, from the mid-16th century to the early 18th, this book is a collection of essays on Scottish witchcraft and witch-hunting. It provides a comparative dimension of witch-hunting beyond Scotland.
  • Cover scan of The Stewarts

    The Stewarts: Kings & Queens Of The Scots, 1371-1625
    - Paperback - Tempus
    The authoritative and accessbile history of the Stewart Royal family, Kings and Queens of the Scots from Robert II Stewart to James VI Stewart, the last monarch to really know and understand the Scots.

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