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- Paperback - Sutton
This text explores the hidden treasures of Scotland's capital city and unlocks the forgotten meaning of landmarks that have become familiar. It tells the reader how to find and understand Edinburgh's nooks and crannies, and includes information on the location of and access to all the sites covered.
Castles Of Scotland: A Voyage Through The Centuries
- Hardback - Batsford
'Castles of Scotland' is a must for all those fascinated by Scotland's culture, history and heritage. Written by a leading authority on Scottish historic monuments, this book features many rare photographs from the collection of Historic Scotland. It is the follow-up to the bestselling book 'Liquid History'.
Clan Donald's Greatest Defeat
- Paperback - Tempus
One of the bloodiest battles in Scottish history and a devastating defeat for Clan Donald, the battle of 'Red' Harlaw was fought on 24 July 1411. It is one of the most famous fought on Scottish soil and infamous for the ferocity and duration of the fighting.
Culloden, 1746: Battlefield Guide
- Paperback - Pen & Sword Military
The Battle of Culloden in 1746 is one of the most famous ever fought on British soil. This book looks at how the Duke of Cumberland's government army managed to defeat the Jacobite rebels, shaping the history of Scotland to this very day.
Coal Not Dole: Memories Of The 1984/85 Miners' Strike
- Paperback - Stenlake
In 1984, the National Coal Board announced a reduction in coal output that amounted to the loss of twenty pits and 20,000 jobs. The National Union of Mineworkers saw this as an attack on their members and called them out on strike. This is the story of that bitter, year-long dispute.
Catalogue Of Aerial Photographs 1994
- Paperback - RCAHMS
This catalogue provides a summary of the results obtained by The Royal Commission in its nineteenth annual programme of aerial survey. The main task has been to engage in wide-ranging prospective reconnaissance with the long-term purpose of recording the country's archaeological heritage.
Creating A Future For The Past: The Scottish Architects' Papers Preservation Project
- Paperback - RCAHMS
From 1999-2004, the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Scotland received funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund for the Scottish Architects' Papers Preservation Project. This report documents the project from inception to conclusion.
The Cradle King: A Life Of James VI And I
- Paperback - Pimlico
First published 400 years after the Scottish King James VI took over the English throne from Elizabeth I in March 1603, this is a biography of a fascinating and misunderstood monarch.
Curiosities Of Art And Nature: The New Annotated And Illustrated Edition Of Martin Martin's Classic 'A Description Of The Western Islands Of Scotland'
- Paperback - Islands Book Trust
This book contains a facsimile of Martin Martin's first edition, the first detailed account of the Western Isles, written over 300 years ago, together with extensive notes and a new introduction by Michael Robson.
Changing Life In Scotland And Britain, 1830s-1930s
- Paperback - Heinemann
Designed to cover the most up-to-date Standard Grade requirements, these books should provide everything you need to prepare your students for their exams. There are exam-style questions and full-colour presentation throughout.