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Jock's In The Jungle
- Hardback - Pen & Sword Military
In 1943, there was no thought of good times for two battalions of Scottish soldiers. For them, India meant a new and unimaginably arduous kind of training.
John Brown: Queen Victoria's Highland Servant
- Paperback - Sutton
A century after Queen Victoria's death, debate still rages over her relationship with her ghillie, John Brown. Were they ever married? What was the extraordinary hold he had over her? This biography aims to shed new light on these questions.
- Paperback - John Donald
James III is the most enigmatic of the Stewart kings of Scotland. In this study, Norman Macdougall seeks to explain why King James was challenged by a huge rebellion in 1482, which he narrowly survived, and why he succumbed to a further rising in 1488, which placed his eldest son on the throne as James IV.
Jutland To Junkyard: The Raising Of The Scuttled German High Seas Fleet From Scapa Flow
- Paperback - Birlinn
In June 1919 the German High Seas Fleet, one of the most powerful in history, sank in Scapa Flow. From 1924 the fleet was raised, ship by ship, and scrapped. This is the story of the salvage operation and the drama and ingenuity involved.
- Paperback - Waverley
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The Jacobites At Urbino: An Exiled Court In Transition
- Hardback - Palgrave Macmillan
Following the Glorious Revolution the court of the exiled Stuarts was for many years based in France until after the failure of the Jacobite rising of 1715 when it was forced to move to Rome. This book provides a study of the court in transition when exiled King James III lived in Palazzo Ducale at Urbino.
James The Good: The Black Douglas
- Paperback - Luath
Sir James the Good - or 'Black Douglas' as he was known by the English - terrified the northern shires of England throughout the reign of King Robert the Bruce and the Wars of Independence. David R. Ross brings history alive as he tells the story of Sir James' life.
The Jacobite Dictionary
- Paperback - Neil Wilson
This dictionary spans the years of the Stuart succession to the Glorious Revolution and beyond, giving detailed information on the world of Jacobitism, including toasts, nicknames and biographies.
James VI And I: Ideas, Authority And Government
- Hardback - Ashgate
The main themes of this collection of essays are James's ideas and policies in presentation and implementation. Most of the contributions engage to varying degrees with one or both of the intertwined concerns of kingly authority and religious policy.
- Hardback - Birlinn
Aberdeen has its fair share of attention from historians down the centuries. This book brings to the foreground those who personify the Aberdeen story, and examines what may happen after oil.