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  1. North Uist in History and Legend

    North Uist in History and Legend [Paperback]

    Bill Lawson(Author)

    $18.95

    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
  2. The Legacy of Rome

    The Legacy of Rome: Scotland's Roman Remains [Paperback]

    Lawrence Keppie(Author)

    $18.95

    ISBN: 9781912476947
    Published by : Origin
    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, while the north and west remained outside Roman control, though cer... .... Learn More
  3. Cupar

    Cupar: The History of a Small Scottish Town [Paperback]

    Paula Martin(Author)

    $21.95

    ISBN: 9781912476732
    Published by : Origin
    Cupar was created a royal burgh in 1328, though its name is Pictish, suggesting that there had been an important settlement there since the 7th or 8th century if not earlier. Until the 16th century it was among the richest royal burghs in Scotland... .... Learn More
  4. Lost East Lothian

    Lost East Lothian [Paperback]

    Craig Statham(Author)

    $21.95

    ISBN: 9781912476954
    Published by : Origin
    East Lothian, a unitary authority area including the old county of Haddingtonshire, is one of Scotland's most historic places - John Knox was born in Haddington in the early years of the sixteenth century; important links were forged with the Low ... .... Learn More
  5. The Briggers

    The Briggers: The Story of the Men Who Built the Forth Bridge [Paperback]

    Elspeth Wills(Author)

    $28.95

    ISBN: 9781839830044
    Published by : Origin
    The Forth Bridge has long been recognised as one of the finest examples of Victorian engineering on the planet and has achieved an iconic status as one of the great feats of western civilisation since its official opening in 1890. Lavishly illustr... .... Learn More
  6. Glasgow Street Names

    Glasgow Street Names [Paperback]

    Carol Foreman(Author)

    $18.95

    ISBN: 9781912476879
    Published by : Origin
    In this hugely enlightening book, Carol Foreman investigates the origins of many of Glasgow's street names, examining the influences and inspirations for many of the city's most famous thoroughfares, from local association and sentimentality to th... .... Learn More
  7. The Forth and Clyde Canal

    The Forth and Clyde Canal: A History [Paperback]

    Thomas Dowds(Author)

    $14.95

    ISBN: 9781912476435
    Published by : Origin
    The Forth and Clyde Canal, completed in 1790, was by far the largest engineering project that had ever been seen in Scotland. It allowed coal and machinery to travel East and grain to travel West. Passengers could travel between Glasgow and Edinbu... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland

    The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland [Paperback]

    Ernest Walker Marwick(Author); Ernest Marwick(Author)

    $18.95

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    ISBN: 9781912476923
    Published by : Origin
    The two island groups of Orkney and Shetland have much in common. In each the grey stone houses and treeless landscapes are scoured in winter by stinging gales, and in summer lie under the endless days of the ‘simmer din’.

    Ori... .... Learn More
  10. Hebridean Island

    Hebridean Island: Memories of Scarp [Paperback]

    Angus Duncan(Author)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781912476695
    Published by : Origin
    The island of Scarp lies off the west coast of North Harris in the Outer Hebrides and was populated for more than 400 years until 1971, when the last of the native population left.  This magnificent account of Scarp describes an island commun... .... Learn More

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