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    Renfrewshire is largely ignored in the general studies of Scotland’s cultural heritage. “Renfrewshire: A Scottish County’s Hidden Past” redresses the balance and for the first time provides an overview of the archaeological...

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    Ever since the days of the Grand Tour, Tuscany has cast its spell over the British. Attracted by the perfect combination of history, art, architecture, superb natural beauty and weather – not to mention magnificent traditions of food and drink...

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    Packed full of information, Scottish Wild Flowers is an ideal guide for both visitors and residents of Scotland who wish to learn about the fascinating wealth of wild flowers that can be found there. Each species is illustrated in full colour with a...

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    For almost a century the islands of Orkney and Shetland were under the rule of the Stewart earls, father and son, a rule remarkable for its infamous reputation in island history. Robert Stewart was an illegitimate son of James V, king of Scots, who...

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    The publication of ‘An Introduction to Scottish Ethnology’ sees the completion of the fourteen-volume Scottish Life and Society series, originally conceived by the eminent ethnologist Professor Alexander Fenton. The series explores the...

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    The publication of ‘An Introduction to Scottish Ethnology’ sees the completion of the fourteen-volume Scottish Life and Society series, originally conceived by the eminent ethnologist Professor Alexander Fenton. The series explores the...

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    Duncan McLaren was a dominant (and at times domineering) figure in nineteenth-century Edinburgh and Scotland. Yet he has virtually disappeared from public view. ‘The Member for Scotland’ was the nickname given him at Westminster because...

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    Based on exclusive interviews with players past and present, Behind the Thistle gives a unique insight into the drama and emotion of representing Scotland in that most rarefied of environments – Test match rugby. Drawing on first-hand...

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    In late November, 1893, a humpback whale – as rare a sight in the North Sea then as it would be now – followed herring shoals into the Tay estuary, and travelled as far upstream as Dundee docks to linger in the home waters of the biggest...

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    The Hebrides of Scotland – around 500 diverse islands – form the north-western Atlantic fringe of Europe. This book surveys the cultural landscape of this dramatically beautiful, complex and conflicted area, with emphasis on what may be...

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    White Gold is a study of how and why England, the biggest and wealthiest rugby country on the planet, never dominated the game it invented on a global scale – until Clive Woodward took charge from 1997 to 2004. Ten years on from the greatest...

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    White Gold is a study of how and why England, the biggest and wealthiest rugby country on the planet, never dominated the game it invented on a global scale – until Clive Woodward took charge from 1997 to 2004. Ten years on from the greatest...

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    This is the first study of Scottish war art and artists of the twentieth century. A fascinating visual record of Scotland’s experience of conflict, both on the home front and in theatres of war, it features over 200 works of art, many of which...

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    Anstruther is one of the most picturesque villages on the north coast of the Forth, packed with architectural delights and filled with historical resonance. Trade with the Low Countries began as early as the late fourteenth century; during the...

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    Max Benitz reports from the frontline of a highly controversial war in a perceptive and revealing account of several months spent in Afghanistan with this world-famous infantry battalion. Training with them and living amongst them as they undertake...

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    Scotland is justly famed for its magnificent scenery – mountains, lochs, islands, wild rocky places and sandy beaches. All this is evidence of an exciting geological history which began 3,500 billion years ago and is still continuing. The...