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Ireland

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  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Apr 2022
    £30.00

    Challenging the conventional interpretation of Mary of Guise as the defender of Catholicism whose regime climaxed with the Reformation Rebellion, Pamela Ritchie shows that Mary was, on the contrary, a shrewd and effective politique, whose own...

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

    This collection of essays on early modern Scotland offers ‘new perspectives’ on aspects of Scottish history from 1560 to 1800. Some essays challenge accepted interpretations; others explore subjects and sources that have previously not attracted...

  • E-Book | Pub: 10 Oct 2019
    £30.00

    This collection of innovative essays celebrates the New Town of Edinburgh over the 250 years since its original creation. The contributing authors discuss the intellectual, economic and political contexts which provided the impetus for the city of...

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Apr 2022
    £20.00

    The Norman invasion of Britain, as depicted in the Bayeux Tapestry, is well known, but the later invasion of Ireland is much less well documented. Yet much of what we see today in Irish heritage has Norman roots. Ireland and Britain have many...

  • E-Book | Pub: 02 Apr 2020
    £9.99

    In April 1820, a series of dramatic events exploded around Glasgow, central Scotland and Ayrshire. Demanding political reform and better living and working conditions, 60,000 weavers and other workers went on strike. Revolution was in the air. It...

  • E-Book | Pub: 24 Nov 2003
    £25.00

    In the first part of the volume are collected six essays which comment on mainly institutional matters: the merchant community, the universities and the study of science and medicine. Two important themes emerge from these studies; firstly the...

  • E-Book | Pub: 24 Nov 2003
    £30.00

    By comparison with their English counterparts, Scottish nineteenth-century railways have suffered from a degree of neglect by economic historians. Most of the existing literature is written for the railway enthusiast, concentrating mainly on...

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

    This is the second volume of a three-volume study of Scottish social change and development from the eighteenth century to the present day, originally published by John Donald in association with the Economic and Social History Society of...

  • Paperback | Pub: 21 Mar 2024
    £17.99

    Early historic Scotland – from the fifth to the tenth century AD – was home to a variety of diverse peoples and cultures, all competing for land and supremacy. Yet by the eleventh century it had become a single, unified kingdom, known as...

  • E-Book | Pub: 06 May 2021
    £5.99

    In a life stranger than any fiction, Grace O’Malley, daughter of a clan chief in the far west of Ireland, went from marriage at fifteen to piracy on the high seas. She soon had a fleet of galleys under her commander, but her three decades of...

  • Paperback | Pub: 04 Aug 2022
    £12.99

    Placenames are a constant source of debate. Who was Edwin, whose name is said to live on in that of Scotland’s capital city? Are the ‘drum’ and ‘chapel’ still to be found in Drumchapel? And which ‘king’ had...

  • E-Book | Pub: 15 Dec 2003
    £20.00

    ‘Mobbing and rioting’ in late eighteenth-century Scotland was often the only recourse of the people in response to high food prices, the threat of eviction or the prospect of compulsory military service. This study of popular disturbances in the...

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Apr 2021
    £8.99

    Longlisted for the Highland Book Prize 2019 When Les and Chris Humphreys moved to Ardnamurchan 15 years ago, little did they realise they would be sharing their home with some of Britain’s most elusive and misunderstood mustelids. Amongst all the...

  • Paperback | Pub: 04 Aug 2022
    £12.99

    It started and ended with a financial catastrophe. The Darien disaster of 1700 drove Scotland into union with England, but spawned the institutions which transformed Edinburgh into a global financial centre. The crash of 2008 wrecked the city’s...

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Aug 2023
    £9.99

    This is the extraordinary story of how salt fish from Shetland became one of the staple foods of Europe, powered an economic boom and inspired artists, writers and musicians. It ranges from the wild waters of the North Atlantic, the ice-filled...

  • 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...

  • Paperback | Pub: 02 May 2024
    £6.99

    The Scots have always had a reputation for clarity of thought and also for the vigour with which it is put into words. This collection spans the entire gamut of a nation’s recorded thought and experience from Roman Scotland to the present day....

  • Paperback | Pub: 19 Sep 2024
    £10.99

    Nestling in an exquisite glen just seven miles from the centre of Edinburgh, Rosslyn Chapel is one of the world’s most extraordinary places. Ever since it was built in the mid fifteenth century it has cast a mesmerising spell over all who have...

  • Paperback | Pub: 20 Jul 2023
    £14.99

    Winner of Saltire Scottish History Book of the Year They would be better dead, they said, than set adrift upon the world. But set adrift they were – thousands of them, their communities destroyed, their homes demolished and burned. Such were...