History & Archaeology

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    Ireland: History Of A Nation
    David Ross - Paperback - Waverley
    This work tells the story of Ireland from prehistoric times to the present day. Fact windows in the text highlight many noteworthy aspects of Irish history and a chronology gives an overview of Ireland's major cultural, political and religious trends.
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    Wales: History Of A Nation
    David Ross - Paperback - Waverley
    This worl explains how Wales developed from its Celtic origins, through its joining the Union and its social, political and industrial development from then through to the modern age.
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    Bludie Harlaw: Realities, Myths, Ballads
    Ian A. Olson - Hardback - John Donald
    This title brings together records in Scots, Latin, Gaelic and English to describe the lead-up to and conduct of the Battle of Harlaw.
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    A Grass Bank Beyond: Memories Of Mull
    Fionna Carothers - Paperback - Birlinn
    In 'Four Ducks on a Pond', Nicholas the Cat, assisted by novelist Annabel Carothers, observed his family of humans and animals during one year on the Ross of Mull in the early 1950s. 'A Grass Bank Beyond' covers an extended period before mains services and frequent ferries brought about change to the Ross. Fionna remembers the freedom she enjoyed roaming the island on foot, bicycle, pony, or boat. On family outings she absorbed stories and legends about the island, attended agricultural shows and local concerts, and saw the Queen arrive for an official visit to Mull at the height of a great storm.
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    The Northern Earldoms: Orkney And Caithness From AD 870 To 1470
    B. E. Crawford - Hardback - John Donald
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    John Maclean: A Scottish Revolutionary Life
    Dave Sherry - Paperback - Bookmarks Publications
    In a year in which we commemorate the First World War and also debate the question of Scottish independence, John Maclean is a figure from working class history who can speak to us today. This concise biography highlights his power as an orator and organiser, and the tensions between revolutionary internationalism and Scottish nationalism in his activities.
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    Scotland Vs England: Whit Will They Dae Withoot Us?
    Ian Black - Paperback - Black & White Publishing
    For 300 years, Scotland and England have stood together, united in glorious kinship. This text is full of angry jibes and gentle jokes between the Jocks and the Auld Enemy. It has been updated to cover the 2014 independence debate.
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    Central Glasgow Through Time
    Etta Dunn - Paperback - Amberley
    This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which central Glasgow has changed and developed over the last century.
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    Glorious By My Sword: The Army Of Montrose 1644-45 And The Military Revolution
    Charles Singleton - Paperback - Helion
    A young poet, leading a gallant band whose adventure ends in defeat, betrayal and execution, Montrose was a doomed King's general who dared to win, but lost everything. The author examines the troops and their operational doctrines and places the Scots Royalists within a greater European context. The book is enlivened by specially-commissioned colour uniform plates based on the latest research, showing how Montrose's troops really appeared on the battlefield.
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    Kings, Lords And Men In Scotland And Britain, 1300-1625: Essays In Honour Of Jenny Wormald
    - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    Late medieval and early modern Scottish history has seen much recent work on 'kingship' and 'lordship', but the 15th and 16th centuries are usually studied separately. This collection brings them together in tribute to Jenny Wormald, one of the few scholars to bridge this divide.

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