History & Archaeology

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  • Cover scan of The Yellow On The Broom
    The Yellow On The Broom: The Early Days Of A Traveller Woman
    Betsy Whyte - Paperback - Birlinn
    Betsy Whyte was born into a family of travellers who roamed the Scottish countryside between the wars. This vivid description of a childhood on the road amidst a misunderstood people is a rich evocation of a vanishing world.
  • Cover scan of A Year In The Life Of Glencoe
    A Year In The Life Of Glencoe
    Bill Birkett - Paperback - Frances Lincoln
    Glencoe is shaped by ancient volcanoes and Ice Age glaciers; on the slopes, the red stag stamps his authority across the purple heather, and the golden eagle rules the air; down below are farms and little communities. In this stunning photographic essay, Birkett captures the heartbeat of the Highlands of Scotland.
  • Cover scan of Yorkshire's Last Days Of Colliery Steam
    Yorkshire's Last Days Of Colliery Steam
    G. T. Heavyside - Paperback - Stenlake
    This book remembers Yorkshire mining in its heyday before strikes and eventual destruction, and recalls an aspect of the industry that is all but forgotten today. Featuring fifty-nine photographs, a full history of steam in the county's mining industry and technical information.