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  • Cover scan of Wheels Around Inverclyde
    Wheels Around Inverclyde
    Robert Grieves - Paperback - Stenlake
    This book contains a varied selection of photographs showing the main forms of transport that were once to be found in and around the towns of Port Glasgow, Greenock, Gourock, Kilmacolm and Weymss Bay. Plenty of street scenes of the towns included make this of interest to transport fans and Inverclyde locals.
  • Cover scan of The Age Of The Clans
    The Age Of The Clans: The Highlands From Somerled To The Clearances
    Robert A. Dodgshon - Paperback - Birlinn
    This overview of Highland society deals with four main themes - the changing political relationships in the region, the composition and alliances of the clans, the changes in settlement, and the economy of the Highlands and Islands.
  • 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 - 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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    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.
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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.

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