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Brochs of Scotland
This book examines some of the most spectacular ancient monuments in Britain: the iron age brochs of north and west Scotland. It places the building of these unique fortifications...
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Campbells, The 1250-1513
If not perhaps the most popular Highland clan, the Campbells are undoubtedly one of the most successful. The Campbell earls of Argyll have traditionally enjoyed a rather unsavoury...
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Columba
Who was St Columba? How did this Irish aristocrat become the most important figure in early Scottish Christianity? This book examines the different roles played by the saint in...
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Darien: Journey in Search on an Empire
The attempts to establish a colony of Caledonia on the inhospitable isthmus of Panama in the late seventeenth century is one of the most tragic moments of Scottish history. The...
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Drovers
In a bygone age when few people travelled far from their homes and almost any journey was an adventure the drovers regularly made the long perilous trip from the Scottish highlands...
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Faded Map, The
In this modern age the regional and national boundaries which define Scotland seem fixed and permanent. But of course this has not always been so. In this book Alistair Moffat...
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Glasgow Boys: Masterpieces of Art
A group of primarily Scottish artists (mainly William York Macgregor, Joseph Crawhall, George Henry, Edward Atkinson Hornel, Sir John Lavery and Arthur Melville), the Glasgow Boys...
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Great Scottish Inventions & Discoveries
Not just a checklist of the John Logie Bairds, the Alexander Flemings and the John MacAdams, all well enough known, but such unsung heroes as James Lindsay, inventor of the light...
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Great Tapestry of Scotland: Making a Masterpiece
The brainchild of bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith, historian Alistair Moffat and artist Andrew Crummy, the Great Tapestry of Scotland is an outstanding celebration of...
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Handbook of Scotland's History
The Essential Guide to Scottish History. Scotland has more history than you can shake a spurtle at, or a shinty stick, or a sporran - one of the many reasons for the nation's newfound...
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Herring Tales
Scots like to smoke or salt them. The Dutch love them raw. Swedes look on with relish as they open bulging, foul-smelling cans to find them curdling within. Jamaicans prefer them...
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Hidden Ways
Join Alistair Moffat as he walks the forgotten paths of Scotland. Roman roads, warpaths, pilgrim routes, drove roads and abandoned rail roads are all included in this book which...
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History Behind Game of Thrones: North Remembers
Why were castles so important? Was there a limit to the powers a medieval king could use - or abuse? What was the reality of being under siege? Was there really anything that can...
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History of Scotland
Scotland's long and often turbulent past is filled with many great heroes and villains, triumphs and disasters. This colourful introduction to the history of Scotland traces the...
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History of Scotland Without the Boring Bits
As an antidote to more sober accounts of Scotland's history, Ian Crofton offers a colourful chronology of the eccentric, the infamous, the bawdy, the horrific and the hilarious...
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History of Scotland's Landscapes
It's easy to overlook how much of our nation's history is preserved in the land around us. The very shape and lie of the land can be read to tell of our changing nation in ways...
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History of Scotland: Oliver
Scotland is one of the oldest countries in the world with a vivid and diverse past. Yet the stories and figures that dominate Scottish history - tales of failure, submission, thwarted...
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History of the Bagpipe
The History of the BagpipesScotland has a wealth and variety of music and one of the oldest and most successful of wind instruments the bagpipe. In essence, the bagpipe is a wind...
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Honours of Scotland, The
THe Honours of Scotland tells the turbulent story of the Honours - Scotland's crown jewels - and the equally dramatic tale of the Stone of Destiny. Over the centuries, Scotland's...
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If History Was Scottish
Scots have made a huge contribution to the world - you only have to look at a tea towel listing the famous sons and daughters of the saltire to see that. Surprisingly, there is...
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Illustrated History of Scotland
This book provides a fresh and modern approach to Scotland's fascinating history, from the prehistoric past to the innovative present. It contains special features on subjects...
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Inventory For The Nation
On 2 August 1908, Alexander Ormiston Curle, a 41-year-old solicitor and antiquarian, set off by bicycle from the Borders fishing village of St Abbs on a mission to inspect all...
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Kings & Queens of Scotland
The kingdom of Scots was the last of the non-Anglo-Saxon states of Britain to survive as a political entity. Alone of the 'Celtic' nations, it was not absorbed into England by...
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Kings in the North, The: Pictish Realms Fortiu & Ce
Some years ago a revolution took place in Early Medieval history in Scotland. The Pictish heartland of Fortriu, previously thought to be centred on Perthshire and the Tay found...
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Knights Templar and Scotland
Places and books like Rosslyn Chapel and 'The Da Vinci Code' have focused attention on Scotland's Knights Templar. Who they were and what they did has been touched upon, but never...
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Legacy of Rome
As an outpost of empire, Scotland played a significant, if unusual, role in the Roman world. The south and east were occupied intermittently from AD 79 to the early third century...
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Little Book of Scotland
The Little Book of Scotland is a funny, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of the sort of frivolous, fantastic or simply strange information which no-one will want to be without...
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Little Books: Scottish History
From prehistoric Scotland to the 2014 referendum for independence, this little book covers all the main events throughout Scotlands history.A concise and excellent guide to Scottish...
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Little History of Scotland: German Edn
Schottland - Eine kurze Geschichte des Landes'Schottlands Beitrag zur modernen Welt ist enorm, wenn man bedenkt, wie klein das Land ist. Ein kurzes und leicht verdauliches Bchlein...
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Lords of the Isles: Viking Warlords to Clan Chiefs
In contrast to most of Scotland, the north-western coast and the islands beyond were a region of mixed political control as well as culture into the sixteenth century. The divergent...
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Made in Scotland (Aug)
Of the wide range and diversity of British products that are now household names, both at home and abroad, the Scots can take pride in the fact that many of them began in Scotland...
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Makers of Scotland: Picts, Romans, Gaels & Vikings
During the first millennium AD the most northerly part of Britain evolved into the country known today as Scotland. The transition was a long process of social and political change...
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