History & Archaeology


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    All Manner Of People: The History Of The Justices Of The Peace In Scotland
    Johan Findlay - Hardback - Saltire Society
    In 1609, King James IV decided that the English system of lay justice could provide a means of controlling an increasingly lawless society north of the border. Thus the Justices of the Peace were born and, over almost four centuries, have discharged a wide variety of duties.
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    Anglo-Scottish Relations, From 1603 To 1900
    - Hardback - Oxford University Press
    In 1603, England and Scotland came together and Great Britain was created. But how did this union last when so many others in Europe have failed? This volume provides an account of two nations who have often differed, remained very distinct and yet have achieved endurance in European terms.
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    Anglo-Scottish Relations, From 1900 To Devolution And Beyond
    - Hardback - Oxford University Press
    Tracing the relationship between Scotland and England following the unifying reign of Queen Victoria, through the devolution debates and into a future where the union will be under continuing pressure to evolve, this text looks at tensions between the Scots and the English and the implications for the union.
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    Auldearn 1645: The Marquis Of Montrose's Scottish Campaign
    - Hardback - Greenwood
    The titles in this series provide an insightful, yet concise, overview of 17 major battles of the renaissance period.
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    An Abundance Of Witches: The Great Scottish Witch-Hunt
    P. G. Maxwell-Stuart - Paperback - Tempus
    This is the first history of the most intense period of witch-hunting in Scotland between 1658-62. Peter Maxwell-Stuart is an acknowledged expert on the occult and his previous books include 'Satan's Conspiracy', 'Witchcraft', 'Witch Hunters' and 'Wizards'.
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    The Auld Hoose: The Story Of Robert Gordon's College
    Jack Webster - Hardback - Black & White
    Originally called the Robert Gordon Hospital, it opened its door to its first pupils in 1750, celebrated 250 years of existence in 2000 and is now a coeducational independent school with an enviable academic record. Former pupil Jack Webster charts the history of Gordon's from those early days.
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    Argyll: The Enduring Heartland
    Marion Campbell - Paperback - House of Lochar
    This new edition of Marion Campbell's classic evocation of her homeland includes amendments made just before her death.
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    The Antonine Wall: The North-West Frontier Of The Roman Empire
    David John Breeze - Paperback - RCAHMS
    The Antonine Wall could be considered the most important surviving Roman monument in Scotland. This booklet was published as part of the process of its nomination as a World Heritage Site.
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    Argyll And The Highlands' Last Days Of Steam
    W. A. C. Smith - Paperback - Stenlake
    This album of steam-era images by railway photographer Bill Smith includes locations such as Kyle of Lochalsh, Bridge of Orchy and Dunblane.
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    The Audacious Admiral Cochrane: The True Life Of A Naval Legend
    Brian Vale - Hardback - Conway Maritime
    Lord Cochrane was a dominant figure in the maritime history of the 19th century, leading British, Chilean and Greek navys to famous victories. But, behind his achievements, there lay a complex figure who saw things in stark contrast, and could exhibit extreme paranoia and jealousy.

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