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Empire Of Crime: Organised Crime In The British Empire
- Paperback - Mainstream
In 1908, British reformers banned the export of Indian opium to China. As a result, the world price of opium soared and a century of lucrative drug smuggling began. Criminal producers in other countries exploited the prohibition and gang wars broke out. This book introduces the reader to a collection of heroes and villains.
Scottish Sporting Legends
- Paperback - Mainstream
Scotland may not have won a World Cup (yet!), but many of the country's sportsmen and women are revered as global legends. This title is a celebration of Scotland's rich sporting history, profiling 50 of the nation's all-time greatest sportspeople.
Species On The Edge Of Survival
- Paperback - HarperCollins
A guide to 365 of the world's species on the IUCN (the International Union for Conservation of Nature) Red List. Selected by a group of experts at the IUCN this list profiles a variety of species from the official list of threatened plants and animals.
- Hardback - Hachette Scotland
Sue Lawrence returns with an indispensable guide to preparing stunning meals in your own home. From a new year's day breakfast, to a romantic anniversary dinner, from a book club supper to catering for the rugby team at short notice, 'Eating In' will guide you effortlessly through over 100 recipes.
D&B Business Register
- Paperback - GAP
Subaltern Ethics In Contemporary Scottish And Irish Literature: Tracing Counter-Histories
- Hardback - Palgrave Macmillan
This text develops a Irish-Scottish postcolonial approach by galvanizing Emmanuel Levinas' ethics with the socio-cultural category of the 'subaltern'. It sheds new light on contemporary Scottish and Irish fiction, exploring how these writings interact with the recent restructuring of the 3 state-formations in Ireland and Scotland.
The Ayrshire And Arran Coastal Paths
- Paperback - Cicerone
The coastal paths of Ayrshire and Arran cover a total of 160 miles over a range of terrain, from broad sandy beaches to woodland, farm tracks and old coach roads. Divided into 11 stages, the routes in this guide offer an introduction to long distance walking, as well as a fresh perspective to Scotland's varied landscape.
Scottish Family Legends
- Paperback - Luath
A collection of humorous and thought-provoking true stories by ordinary people about the colourful family member whose experiences have made them a real-life legend. The text tells stories from and about the people who help to make up the rich and diverse tapestry of Scotland's history and present.
A Conspiracy Of Friends
- Hardback - Polygon
It's a conspiracy! Everyone in Corduroy Mansions seems to be struggling with their nearest and dearest in this third volume of the lives of the residents.
- Paperback - Lonely Planet
This is a full-colour guide to the best of Scotland, showcasing the essential experiences. Useful itineraries are organised by region, theme and length of trip.
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