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  1. The Endless Tide

    The Endless Tide [Paperback]

    Iain R. Thomson(Author)


    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
  2. The Northern Earldoms

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

    Barbara Crawford(Author)


    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
  3. 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)


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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
  4. A Life in Balkan Archaeology

    A Life in Balkan Archaeology [Paperback]

    John Chapman(Author)

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    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
  5. The Black Douglases

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

    Michael Brown(Author)


    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
  6. Alexander III, 1249-1286

    Alexander III, 1249-1286: First Among Equals [Paperback]

    Norman H. Reid(Author)


    ISBN: 9781910900383
    Published by : John Donald
    Winner of the Saltire Society Scottish History Book of the Year 2019

    Presiding over an age of relative peace and prosperity, Alexander III represented the zenith of Scottish medieval kingship. The events which followed his early and unexp... .... Learn More
  7. Composing Myself and Other Texts

    Composing Myself and Other Texts: Collected Writings [Hardback]

    Andrzej Panufnik(Author)


    ISBN: 9780907689904
    Published by : Toccata Press
    Series: Musicians on Music
    Volume: 11
    Sir Andrzej Panufnik used to say that he communicated in music, not words. But his literary legacy is substantial, as this book demonstrates. Its major element is Composing Myself, the autobiography he wrote in 1985, long since a collector'... .... Learn More
  8. The Jacobite Duchess

    The Jacobite Duchess: Frances Jennings, Duchess of Tyrconnell, c.1649-1731 [Hardback]

    Frances Nolan(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783276141
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Irish Historical Monographs
    Volume: 23
    Frances Jennings, elder sister of Sarah, duchess of Marlborough, had an interesting and eventful life, most notably as the influential wife of Richard Talbot, earl of Tyrconnell, Catholic viceroy of Ireland under James II. Born circa 1649 i... .... Learn More
  9. Relapse into Bondage

    Relapse into Bondage: Political Memoirs of a Romanian Diplomat, 1918-1947 [Paperback]

    Alexandru Cretianu(Author); Sherman David Spector(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781592110957
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    “For students of Romanian foreign policy from 1933 to 1945 this book is still a must: few Romanian diplomats have published their memoirs, and this is a good opportunity to hear the voice of one of them.” – Dov B. Lungu, The I... .... Learn More
  10. Rosario Romeo storico e politico

    Rosario Romeo storico e politico [Paperback]

    Giustina Manica(Editor); Guido Pescosolido(Editor)


    ISBN: 9788859621164
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    This book offers a reflection on the legacy of Rosario Romeo (1924-1987), a great Italian historian who was also a journalist and politician. Collaborator of newspapers such as Corriere della Sera and La Stampa, in 1984 he was elected for the Euro... .... Learn More

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