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  • E-Book | Pub: 24 Sep 2020
    £18.99

    In the 1890s, the people of north-west Scotland grew tired of Government Commissions sent to consider a railway to Ullapool.  Despite rock-solid arguments in favour of such a railway, neither government nor the big railway companies lifted a finger...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Apr 2023
    £9.99

    Discover the critically acclaimed Rebecca Connolly thrillers today. From the dark shores of the island of Stoirm to the stunning Scottish Highlands, to the streets of Glasgow and the moors of Culloden, join investigative reporter Rebecca Connolly as...

  • E-Book | Pub: 11 Jan 2000
    £25.00

    The reign of James VI (1567–1625) remains one of the most enigmatic in Scottish history. There are long periods within it that resemble black holes in our knowledge. This study is a concerted attempt by a group of ten scholars of the reign, drawn...

  • E-Book | Pub: 08 Sep 2003
    £25.00

    In 1644 a massive Scottish army of Scottish Covenanters moved over the border into England, claiming they were not invading their neighbour but acting to save its liberties, by helping ensure that the absolutist King Charles I did not win the civil...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Apr 2023
    £3.99

    Richard Hannay is the star of John Buchan’s original spy thriller, The Thirty-Nine Steps. Spanning five novels and crossing paths with many of Buchan’s other characters, Hannay has stood the test of time. Towards the end of John Buchan’s last...

  • E-Book | Pub: 27 Dec 2000
    £25.00

    The ‘Rough Wooings’, fought by major figures of sixteenth-century Europe for the hand of the young Mary Queen of Scots, were wars as intense, wide-ranging and devastating as the wars of the three Edwards which ravaged fourteenth-century...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Nov 2021
    £25.00

    The relationship between Scotland and England has been critical in shaping the cultural and political history of Britain over many centuries, yet historians have rarely devoted much attention to it. This book recognises the importance of viewing the...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Nov 2021
    £25.00

    This collection of essays presents historical approaches to the links which have existed for over 800 years between Scotland and one of the areas of continental Europe closest to her: the Low Countries. Topics include: Flemish settlers in...

  • E-Book | Pub: 10 Dec 2012
    £7.99

    Scottish history has been shaped and defined by a series of great battles. John Sadler gives the first full military history of Scotland for many years. From Mons Graupius to Culloden, he shows how terrain and politics shaped the campaigns and...

  • E-Book | Pub: 12 Dec 2000
    £30.00

    This volume examines the Scottish book trade from c.1500 to c.1720, looking at booksellers, bookbinders, stationers and printers and their relationship to the forces of authority. The scale of the Scottish book trade in this period was surprisingly...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Feb 2002
    £30.00

    This new edition of Michael Fry’s remarkable book charts the involvement of the Scots in the British empire from its earliest days to the end of the twentieth century. It is a tale of dramatic extremes and craggy characters and of a huge range...

  • E-Book | Pub: 06 Jun 2011
    £25.00

    In 1637 Scotland exploded in rebellion against King Charles I. The rebellion sought not only to undo hated anglicising policies in the Church, but to reverse the wholesale transfer of power to London which had followed the 1603 Union of the Crowns....

  • E-Book | Pub: 20 Apr 2015
    £4.99

    Trevor Griersor, a Scottish university lecturer, is spending a term in Canberra, lecturing on Scottish authors. One day a stranger phones, with garbled news of Trevor’s brother Norman who vanished in Australia many years before, and has since,...

  • E-Book | Pub: 06 Nov 2009
    £30.00

    The Search for Salvation is an innovative and interdisciplinary study of lay faith in Scotland in the later Milddle Ages, examining both the religious ideas and practices of the people, and the ways in which these were shaped by images in...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Nov 2012
    £8.99

    ‘A gripping insight into many Scots who ventured forth in a trade harsher than fiction but no less colourful’ – Scots Magazine Seawolves is an exciting and thorough examination of Scots connected to piracy, whether they are...

  • E-Book | Pub: 06 Sep 2013
    £4.99

    Steven Dunbar gets the news that an old friend, Dr Simone Ricard of Medicins Sans Frontieres, has died in an accident while attending a scientific meeting in Prague. She and her team have been working to eradicate polio in the border region between...

  • E-Book | Pub: 15 Feb 2012
    £4.99

    July, 1700, Rome. Atto Melani – once a celebrated castrato soprano, now a spy in the service of King Louis XIV, the Sun King – mingles with other high-ranking guests at the villa of Cardinal Spada. Despite being there to celebrate the...

  • E-Book | Pub: 02 Feb 2012
    £4.99

    It is the late seventeenth century and still the movement of the planets remains a mystery despite the revolutionary work of Johannes Kepler, Galileo Galilei and Tycho Brahe almost a hundred years previously. Edmond Halley – dynamic adventurer...

  • E-Book | Pub: 23 Oct 2006
    £25.00

    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 Guelders,...