History & Archaeology

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    Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Life
    Peter Piniński - Hardback - Amberley
    Prince Charles Edward's life is often focused on the 1745 Rising. But this new biography charts his early life and reveals the Polish origin of his astonishing dynamism and brittle psyche. Peter Pininski also vividly relates the story of the prince's only child and heir and three hidden grandchildren.
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    Blood On The Wave: Scottish Sea Battles
    John Sadler - Hardback - Birlinn
    John Sadler embarks on a pilgrimage around Scotland's rugged and stunning coastline to explore the fascinating history that has occurred in its waters. Examining an array of skirmishes from the Wars of Independence to the lurking threat of Second World War U-boats, he has created a unique portrait of the Scottish war at sea.
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    Bare-Arsed Banditti: The Men Of The '45
    Maggie Craig - Paperback - Mainstream
    Who were the men who fought with Bonnie Prince Charlie at Culloden? Maggie Craig tells the dramatic and moving stories of the men who were willing to risk everything for their vision of a better future for themselves, their families and Scotland.
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    Bygone Glasgow
    Ian G. McM Stewart - Hardback - Ian Allan
    This colour album features all aspects of the beautiful city of Glasgow, looking back at days gone by and capturing many long lost scenes.
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    Banner In The West: A Spiritual History Of Lewis And Harris
    John Macleod - Paperback - Birlinn
    Today, Lewis and Harris is to many Britain's 'last stronghold of the pure Gospel'. A place still defined by heartfelt principle. In this account of island faith, award-winning journalist tells its story with pace, dry humour and profound humanity.
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    The Boy In A Trenchcoat
    Frank Hurley - Paperback - MacDonald Media
    This autobiography tells a heart-warming story taking in the streets of post-war England and the hills and glens of Scotland. Frank Hurley tells of the hell of living in homeless hostels in the sprawling London Borough of Croydon and the unbridled happiness of running free in Highland hills and catching trout in burns and lochs.
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    Britain, Ireland And The Second World War
    Ian S. Wood - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    Drawing upon both published and unpublished sources, this book illustrates the war's impact on people on both sides of the Irish border and shows how it failed to resolve sectarian problems in Northern Ireland while raising higher the barriers of misunderstanding between it and the Irish state across its border.
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    The Bloody Covenant: Crown And Kirk In Conflict
    Ronald Ireland - Hardback - History
    'The Bloody Covenant' tells the story of the century and a half after the Reformation, a period of discrimination, violence and destruction, until the final settlement of the Church of Scotland in the late 17th century.
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    Bannockburn 1314: A New History
    Chris Brown - Paperback - History
    A history of the most celebrated battle between Scotland and England in which Robert the Bruce defeated the forces of Edward II.
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    Burntisland: A Social History
    Iain Sommerville - Paperback - Burntisland Heritage Trust
    This is the story of the people of Burntisland from 1700 to the present day.

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