History & Archaeology


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    Curious Scotland: Tales From A Hidden History
    George Rosie - Hardback - Granta
    George Rosie unearths and illuminates many neglected aspects of Scottish history in a rich collection of episodes that range from the Picts to the Indian tribes of North America.
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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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    The Cyclist's Guide To Hillclimbs On Scottish Highland Roads
    John H. McKendrick - Paperback - Pocket Mountains
    This title features 40 of the best road climbs in the north of Scotland, many of them on the old military roads.
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    Columba's Iona: A New History
    Rosalind K. Marshall - Paperback - Sandstone Press
    May 2013 marked 1450 years since the arrival on Iona of Columba, the imperious Irishman who founded its famous monastery and became Scotland's best known Celtic saint. The author charts the many developments on the island throughout the centuries, investigating why it has had such an enduring influence on Scottish life.
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    Canna: The Story Of A Hebridean Island
    John Lorne Campbell - Paperback - Birlinn
    Dr John Lorne Campbell was a renowned Gaelic scholar, and was the owner of the island of Canna until 1981. He died in 1996. This book relates the history of Canna, its wildlife and its people.
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    A Croft In The Hills
    Katharine Stewart - Paperback - Birlinn
    'A Croft in the Hills' captures life on a hill croft 50 years ago. A couple and their young daughter, fresh from life in the town, struggle to get the work done and make ends meet in an environment that is, at times, hard and unforgiving.
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    Clanship To Crofters' War: The Social Transformation Of The Scottish Highlands
    T. M. Devine - Paperback - Manchester University Press
    Devine charts the story of the Scottish Highlanders from medieval times to the great crofters' rebellion in the 1880s, and argues that the 18th and 19th centuries saw the transformation of a nation at a pace without parallel in Europe.
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    Court, Kirk, And Community: Scotland 1470-1625
    Jenny Wormald - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    This volume focuses on society and religious life in Reformation Scotland from 1470 to 1965. Jenny Wormald traces the turbulent and often calamitous evolution of Scotland from medieval and feudal to the modern state. Whilst undergoing the transformation in religious life from Catholic to Protestant, Scotland also had to contend with a changing monarchy, war and government.
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    Court, Kirk, And Community: Scotland 1470-1625
    Jenny Wormald - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    This volume focuses on society and religious life in Reformation Scotland from 1470 to 1965. Jenny Wormald traces the turbulent and often calamitous evolution of Scotland from medieval and feudal to the modern state. Whilst undergoing the transformation in religious life from Catholic to Protestant, Scotland also had to contend with a changing monarchy, war and government.
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    Columba's Iona: A New History
    Rosalind Kay Marshall - Hardback - Sandstone
    In May 2013, it will be 1450 years since the arrival on Iona of Columba, the imperious Irishman who founded its famous monastery and became Scotland's best known Celtic saint. The author charts the many developments on the island throughout the centuries, investigating why it has had such an enduring influence on Scottish life.

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