Biography & Autobiography

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  1. The Northern Earldoms

    The Northern Earldoms: Orkney and Caithness from AD 870 to 1470 [Paperback]

    Barbara Crawford(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9781912476817
    Published by : Origin
    The medieval earldoms of Orkney and Caithness were positioned between two worlds, the Norwegian and the Scottish. They were a maritime lordship divided, or united, by the turbulent waters of the Pentland Firth. This unlikely combination of island ... .... Learn More
  2. The Man Who Gave Away His Island

    The Man Who Gave Away His Island: A Life of John Lorne Campbell of Canna [Paperback]

    Ray Perman(Author)

    $14.95

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    ISBN: 9781912476893
    Published by : Origin
    In 1938 John Lorne Campbell bought the Hebridean isle of Canna. He wanted to prevent it becoming a rich man's playground (like so many other islands and Highland estates), to preserve a part of traditional Gaelic culture and show that efficient fa... .... Learn More
  3. The Endless Tide

    The Endless Tide [Paperback]

    Iain R. Thomson(Author)

    $18.95

    ISBN: 9781912476589
    Published by : Origin
    In The Endless Tide, Iain R. Thomson turns his attention to the Hebrides, and the collection of stories that permeate the area. Meeting a vast cast of characters, he ranges from personal anecdotes of country life to political and scientific issues... .... Learn More
  4. Emma and Claude Debussy

    Emma and Claude Debussy: The Biography of a Relationship [Hardback]

    Gillian Opstad(Author)

    $70.00

    ISBN: 9781783276585
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The singer Emma Bardac (1862-1934) has often been presented as a woman who ensnared Claude Debussy (1862-1918) because she wanted to be associated with his fame and to live a life of luxury. Indeed, in many biographies and composer-related studies... .... Learn More
  5. Alexander Paterson: Prison Reformer

    Alexander Paterson: Prison Reformer [Hardback]

    Harry Potter(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781783276677
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Sir Alexander Paterson (1884-1947) is best remembered for his role as Commissioner of Prisons and as the individual responsible for some of the greatest British innovations in the field of penal practice. All major prison reforms of his day can be... .... Learn More
  6. A Life in Balkan Archaeology

    A Life in Balkan Archaeology [Paperback]

    John Chapman(Author)

    Regular Price: $50.00

    Special Price: $37.50

    ISBN: 9781789257298
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This lively memoir tells the story of a boy growing up in Plymouth, Devon, getting excited about archaeology after visits to mainland Greece and Crete, trying to get into Greek archaeology and relocating northwards into the Balkans, where he spent... .... Learn More
  7. Apollonia on my Mind

    Apollonia on my Mind: The memoir of a paraplegic ocean scientist [Paperback]

    Dr. Nicholas C. Flemming(Author)

    Regular Price: $80.00

    Special Price: $75.00

    ISBN: 9789464260328
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Honor Frost Foundation General Publication
    Volume: 2
    The ocean conceals secrets, ancient, modern, and future. Nic Flemming’s memoir recounts the life of a pioneer in ocean science. Each chapter describes a thread that structured his work: underwater cities, submerged Ice Age caverns dripping w... .... Learn More
  8. Apollonia on my Mind

    Apollonia on my Mind: The memoir of a paraplegic ocean scientist [Hardback]

    Dr. Nicholas C. Flemming(Author)

    Regular Price: $160.00

    Special Price: $155.00

    ISBN: 9789464260335
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Honor Frost Foundation General Publication
    Volume: 2
    The ocean conceals secrets, ancient, modern, and future. Nic Flemming’s memoir recounts the life of a pioneer in ocean science. Each chapter describes a thread that structured his work: underwater cities, submerged Ice Age caverns dripping w... .... Learn More
  9. James VI and I

    James VI and I: Collected Essays by Jenny Wormald [Hardback]

    Jenny Wormald(Author); Miles Kerr-Peterson(Editor)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781910900253
    Published by : John Donald
    The renowned historian Jenny Wormald was a ground-breaking expert on early modern Scottish history, especially Stewart kingship, noble power, and wider society. She was most controversial in her book-length critique of Mary, Queen of Scots. Unfort... .... Learn More
  10. The Black Douglases

    The Black Douglases: War and Lordship in Late Medieval Scotland, 1300-1455 [Paperback]

    Michael Brown(Author)

    $39.95

    ISBN: 9781910900413
    Published by : John Donald
    During the century and a half of their power the Black Douglases earned fame as Scotland’s champions in the front line of war against England. On their shields they bore the bloody heart of Robert Bruce, the symbol of their claim to be the p... .... Learn More

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