History & Archaeology


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  • Cover scan of The Edinburgh Highland Reel And Strathspey Society
    The Edinburgh Highland Reel And Strathspey Society: A History
    James Moray Calder - Paperback - Tuckwell
    The Edinburgh Highland Reel and Strathspey Society was formed in 1881, to practise and promote Scottish National Music, especially Reel and Strathspey playing in the old Highland fashion. This book takes a comprehensive look at its history.
  • Cover scan of Geography, Science And National Identity
    Geography, Science And National Identity: Scotland Since 1520
    Charles W. J. Withers - 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.
  • Cover scan of The Late Medieval Scottish Parliament
    The Late Medieval Scottish Parliament: Politics And The Three Estates, 1424-1488
    Roland Tanner - Paperback - Tuckwell
    This work gives the Scottish Parliament a human face by examining the actions of those who attended. In the past it was seen as an ineffective institution, but this book shows that this picture of weakness is far from accurate.
  • Cover scan of No Tragic Story
    No Tragic Story: The Fall Of The House Of Campbell
    Raymond Campbell Paterson - Paperback - John Donald
    From exile, the ninth Earl of Argyll joined the unstable and mrecurial Duke of Monmouth in a plot against the new king, James I. The Earl was captured and executed and the fate of the clan removed a force for stability in the Highlands.
  • Cover scan of Scotland In The Eighteenth Century
    Scotland In The Eighteenth Century: Union And Enlightenment
    David Allan - Paperback - Longman
    This is the story of Scotland's transformation from a small, poverty-stricken and isolated country to economic powerhouse and internationally acclaimed centre of European philosophy, science and literature.
  • Cover scan of Old Bude
    Old Bude
    Joan Rendell - Paperback - Stenlake
  • Cover scan of Old Cullen And Portsoy
    Old Cullen And Portsoy
    Alan Cooper - Paperback - Stenlake
  • Cover scan of Old Larkhall
    Old Larkhall
    James Hamilton - Paperback - Stenlake
  • Cover scan of Old Galston
    Old Galston
    Hugh Maxwell - Paperback - Stenlake
    Old Galston features over fifty very rare and unpublished photographs from previously untapped local collections, which are accompanied by a full history of this ancient community. Includes extensive reference to the news stories of yesteryear, including the daring robbery of Co-op's safe in 1920.
  • Cover scan of Old Kilbirnie And Glengarnock
    Old Kilbirnie And Glengarnock
    Elizabeth J. Steele - Paperback - Stenlake
    This book features fifty-two period photographs of Kilburnie and Glengarnock, which were taken in the early 1900s when they were at the heart of Ayrshire's industrial might.

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