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  1. High Pasture Cave

    High Pasture Cave: Ritual, Memory and Identity in the Iron Age of Skye [Hardback]

    S.A. Birch(Author); J.T. Mackenzie(Author); G. Cruickshanks(Author)

    Regular Price: $75.00

    Special Price: $56.25

    ISBN: 9781785709500
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    High Pasture Cave, located on the island of Skye, Scotland, occupies a liminal location on the very edge of a settlement and appears to have been a focus for specific and special activities. Its extended period of use is indicated by ephemeral sig... .... Learn More
  2. Repeopling La Manche

    Repeopling La Manche: New Perspectives on Neanderthal Lifeways from La Cotte de St Brelade [Hardback]

    Rebecca Scott(Editor); Andrew Shaw(Editor)

    Regular Price: $49.99

    Special Price: $37.49

    ISBN: 9781789251524
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Prehistoric Society Research Papers
    Volume: 10
    The current geography of north-west Europe, from the perspective of long term Pleistocene climate change, is temporary. The seaways that separate southern Britain from northern France comprise a flooded landscape open to occupation by hunter-gathe... .... Learn More
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Cromwell and Scotland

    Cromwell and Scotland: Conquest and Religion 1650-1660 [Paperback]

    R. Scott Spurlock(Author)


    ISBN: 9781910900437
    Published by : John Donald
    This book examines the role of religion in the story of Oliver Cromwell’s invasion and subsequent occupation of Scotland. Analysis of the printed propaganda produced by the Scots and the English makes it clear that both nations defined their... .... Learn More
  6. She is But a Woman

    She is But a Woman: Queenship in Scotland 1424–1463 [Paperback]

    Fiona Downie(Author)


    ISBN: 9781910900499
    Published by : John Donald
    She is But a Woman, the first in-depth study of medieval Scottish queens, investigates the relationship between gender and power in the medieval Scottish court by exploring the art of queenship as practised by Joan Beaufort and Mary of Guel... .... Learn More
  7. The Knights of the Golden Circle in Texas

    The Knights of the Golden Circle in Texas: How A Secret Society Shaped a State [Paperback]

    Randolph W. Farmer(Author)


    ISBN: 9781592111572
    Published by : Vita Histria
    The United States today is a divided nation and some say the country may be heading toward breakup, or possibly civil war. That has happened before and the result was disastrous. As many as 750,000 Americans perished during the Civil War. A study ... .... Learn More
  8. North Uist in History and Legend

    North Uist in History and Legend [Paperback]

    Bill Lawson(Author)


    ISBN: 9781912476961
    Published by : Origin
    Like all the Hebrides, North Uist has a fascinating history and a landscape scattered with historic sites, from Neolithic burial chambers, Iron Age forts and medieval churches to battle-sites and townships forged in the days of kelp trade and dese... .... Learn More
  9. Cahokia

    Cahokia: City of the Cosmos [Paperback]

    John E. Kelly(Author); James A. Brown(Author)

    Regular Price: $34.95

    Special Price: $26.25

    ISBN: 9781785708855
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
    Volume: 6
    The large American Indian city of Cahokia sits amidst a diverse natural landscape within the larger central Mississippi river valley. Well positioned on the rich agricultural soils of the Mississippi river bottomlands of the Amercan Bottom it is ... .... Learn More
  10. The Cultural History of Musical Instruments in Scotland

    The Cultural History of Musical Instruments in Scotland: 1700 to the Present Day [Paperback]

    Vivien E. Williams(Editor); Hugh Cheape(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781910900208
    Published by : John Donald
    What can a bagpipe, a fiddle or a harpsichord tell us about national culture and identity? Each country has a different story to tell, and Scotland’s story has not yet been told. This book traces the cultural and social history of musical in... .... Learn More

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