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  • Cover scan of Burgess, Merchant And Priest
    Burgess, Merchant And Priest: Burgh Life In The Scottish Medieval Town
    Derek Hall - Paperback - Birlinn
    This is the first synthesis to be attempted of what life was like in some Scottish communities - not simply with regard to houses, clothes and lifestyles but also in relation to the religious houses which played an important part in their life.
  • Cover scan of Puir Labourers And Busy Husbandmen
    Puir Labourers And Busy Husbandmen: The Countryside Of Lowland Scotland In The Middle Ages
    Piers Dixon - Paperback - Birlinn
    Exploring the new way of life brought to the Scottish medieval countryside by feudalism, the threat of revolution, & the spread of Benedictine monasticism, this book focuses on farming, peat extraction, woodland management, malting, baking & brewing.
  • Cover scan of Old Bulwell
    Old Bulwell
    David J. Ottewell - Paperback - Stenlake
    Now a suburb of Nottingham, this book shows Bulwell in its heyday, when it was a busy independent market town. The old Picture House, the trams that served Market Place, Strelley House, floods in 1908 and 1932 and Bestwood ironworks are among the local landmarks featured.
  • Cover scan of Old Kimberley
    Old Kimberley
    David J. Ottewell - Paperback - Stenlake
    Originally a small farming community, Kimberley flourished following the Industrial Revolution, illustrated with views of Digby and Kimberley Collieries and images of Victoria Mills. Kimberley locals are seen parading through the town for the Coronation of King George V.
  • Cover scan of Old Retford
    Old Retford
    David J. Ottewell - Paperback - Stenlake
    Retford's impressive market square features alongside pictures of the town's fire engine and crew in the late 1940s, youngsters fishing on the River Idle, Trinity Hospital and the Chesterfield Canal. Also included are views of Strawberry Terrace, Retford Grammar School and the royal visit of 1914.
  • Cover scan of Scottish Nationality
    Scottish Nationality
    Murray G. H. Pittock - Hardback - Palgrave
    This text offers a survey of events and issues in the formation of Scottish identity. It is a summary history of Scotland and a study of the development of Scottish national feeling. It explores Scotland's relationship to England.
  • Cover scan of Scottish Nationality
    Scottish Nationality
    Murray G. H. Pittock - Paperback - Palgrave
    This text offers a survey of events and issues in the formation of Scottish identity. It is a summary history of Scotland and a study of the development of Scottish national feeling. It explores Scotland's relationship to England.
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    They Belonged To Glasgow: The City From The Bottom Up
    Rudolph Kenna; Ian Sutherland - Paperback - Neil Wilson
    Based upon eye-witness accounts, They Belonged To Glasgow is a revealing portrait in words of how ordinary people have lived in the second city of the empire over the course of the last 250 years.
  • Cover scan of The Devil's Cup
    The Devil's Cup: Coffee, The Driving Force In History
    Stewart Lee Allen - 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.
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    Old Arbroath
    Fiona C. Scharlau - Paperback - Stenlake
    The photographs of Arbroath's fishing community give a portrayal of what life was like for the families who depended on the sea for a living. Also included are pictures of Arbroath at play, with children enjoying a ride on one of Kerr's miniature trains and crowds at the open-air swimming pool.

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