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  1. 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
  2. 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
  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. 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
  5. 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
  6. The Antonine Wall

    The Antonine Wall [Paperback]

    David Breeze(Author)

    $18.95

    ISBN: 9781912476930
    Published by : Origin
    As the most advanced frontier construction of its time, and as definitive evidence of the Romans' time in Scotland, the Antonine Wall is an invaluable and fascinating part of this country's varied and violent history. For a generation, from about ... .... Learn More
  7. The Last Dawn

    The Last Dawn: The Royal Oak Tragedy at Scapa Flow [Paperback]

    David Turner(Author)

    $18.95

    ISBN: 9781839830020
    Published by : Origin
    On 13 October 1939, HMS Royal Oak, one of the British navy’s top battleships, was destroyed at the Royal Navy’s main anchorage at Scapa Flow, Orkney. The audacious attack, by a German U-boat, was the first major blow against Britain of... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. White Fella – Black Fella

    White Fella – Black Fella: Early European Explorers and Their Engagement with Australian Aborigines [Paperback]

    Wilson McOrist(Author)

    $35.00

    ISBN: 9781922669414
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    The early European explorers of Australia, from the early 1600s to the mid-1800s, narrated the bewilderment, misunderstandings, affection, and hostility that arose in their encounters with the Indigenous peoples. Of their reports, many are little ... .... Learn More
  10. Australia's Tasman Wars

    Australia's Tasman Wars: Colonial Australia and Conflict in New Zealand, 1800–1850 [Paperback]

    Craig Wilcox(Author)

    $35.00

    ISBN: 9781922669452
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    The British settlement in eastern Australia in 1788 and the strong establishment of the British colony of New South Wales created a maritime frontier in the Tasman Sea and Southwest Pacific. Maritime frontier conflict occurred from Tonga to Tahiti... .... Learn More

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