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Landscapes Of Protest In The Scottish Highlands After 1914: The Later Highland Land Wars
- Hardback - Ashgate
In November 1918, the implementation of agrarian change in the Scottish Highlands threatened another wave of unemployment and eviction for the land-working population, which led to widespread and varied social protest. Those who had been away on war service (and their families) faced returning to exactly the same social and economic conditions in the Scottish Highlands they had hoped they had left behind in the struggle to make 'a land fit for heroes'. Widespread and varied social protest rapidly followed. It argues that, previously, there has been a failure to capture fully the geography, chronology typology and rate of occurrence of these events.
- Paperback - Birlinn
'Lost Dundee' brings the second city of Renaissance Scotland back to life showing, through previously undiscovered photographs and drawings, the life and the maritime quarter of this great port.
Largo's Untold Stories
- Paperback - Steve Savage
The village of Largo in Fife has many larger than life characters in its history and Leonard Low ranges from the ancient Romans, to a little-known Scottish admiral, to witch trials, to the original Robinson Crusoe, to an unscupulous sea captain, and to an expedition to find the North West Passage. This book is full of fascinating stories about Largo.
The Long 1890s In Egypt: Colonial Quiescence, Subterranean Resistance
- Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
This title explores an understudied moment in Egypt's modern history: the turn of the 19th century to the 20th century.
Lost Glasgow: Glasgow's Lost Architectural Heritage
- Paperback - Birlinn
Carol Foreman tells a story of the development of a great city through the ages. Her work traces Glasgow's history primarily through buildings which have been demolished, but which played a central part in the city's story at one time or another.
The Last Highlander: Scotland's Most Notorious Clan Chief, Rebel & Double Agent
- Paperback - HarperPress
'The Last Highlander' looks at the life of Simon Fraser; Jacobite, turncoat, traitor and the last nobleman to be executed for treason after failing to persuade the battered remnants of Bonnie Prince Charlie's army to make a last stand in the wake of the defeat at Culloden.
Land, Law And People In Medieval Scotland
- Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
This book examines the encounter between Gaels and Europeans in Scotland in the central Middle Ages, offering insights into an important period in the formation of the Scots' national identity.
- Paperback - Cambridge University Press
The 'Cambridge County Geographies' were designed to provide a series of concise guides to British regions. This guide to Linlithgowshire by T. S. Muir was first published in 1912 and contains numerous illustrative figures as well as a list of the chief towns and villages within the county.
Liberal Nationalisms: Empire, State, And Civil Society In Scotland And Quebec
- Hardback - McGill-Queen's University Press
Written by James Kennedy, this is a revealing comparative history of nationalist politics in Scotland and Quebec.
Livingston At 50
- Paperback - Luath
A collection of photographs for the Livingston Development Corporation and associated commentary forms the basis of this lively and colourful history, celebrating the town's 50th birthday.