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SOCIAL SCIENCE

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  • Paperback | Pub: 05 Oct 2023
    £10.99

    Shortlisted for the Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature Elemental, fierce and full of wonder, the Cairngorm mountains are the high and rocky heart of Scotland. To know them would take forever, to love them demands a kind of courageous...

  • Hardback | Pub: 06 Jun 2024
    £25.00

    Alistair Moffat tells the extraordinary story of the Highlands in the most detailed book ever written about this remarkable part of Scotland. This is the story of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland as it has never been told before. From the...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Jan 2001
    £25.00

    The Irish were the single largest group of immigrants to Scotland in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and the original settlers and their descendants have had a major impact on modern Scottish society, culture and politics. This book of...

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Feb 2024
    £10.99

    ‘A delicious trip through the geography, history and culture of the region’ – Sunday Telegraph Ever since the days of the Grand Tour, Tuscany has cast its magic spell on foreign vistiors. Attracted by the perfect combination of...

  • Paperback | Pub: 20 Oct 2022
    £18.99

    Some years ago a revolution took place in Early Medieval history in Scotland. The Pictish heartland of Fortriu, previously thought to be centred on Perthshire and the Tay found itself relocated through the forensic work of Alex Woolf to the shores...

  • Hardback | Pub: 18 Nov 2021
    £40.00

    As an archaeologist, Steven Mithen has worked on the Hebridean island of Islay over a period of many years. In this book he introduces the sites and monuments and tells the story of the island’s people from the earliest stone age hunter-gatherers...

  • Hardback | Pub: 03 Apr 2025
    £75.00

    Drawing together the evidence of archaeology, palaeoecology, climate history and the historical record, this first environmental history of Scotland explores the interaction of human populations with land, waters, forests and wildlife. This volume...

  • Paperback | Pub: 02 Jun 2022
    £9.99

    Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2021 One of The Times 50 Best Sports Books of 2021 Little Wonder tells the epic, and until now largely unchronicled, story of Lottie Dod, the first great heroine in women’s sports. Dod was...

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Oct 2024
    £10.99

    The destruction of Pan Am Flight 103 over the Scottish town of Lockerbie in December 1988 was the largest attack on Britain since World War Two. 259 passengers and 11 townsfolk of Lockerbie were murdered. Libyan Abdelbaset al-Megrahi was convicted...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 May 2021
    £14.99

    The destruction of Pan Am Flight 103 over the Scottish town of Lockerbie in December 1988 was the largest attack on Britain since World War Two. 259 passengers and 11 townsfolk of Lockerbie were murdered. Libyan Abdelbaset al-Megrahi was convicted...

  • Paperback | Pub: 23 Jul 2020
    £7.99

    Let your children unleash the magic of Scotland’s myths and legends with this remarkable magic painting book!  Unveil dragons, unicorns and even Nessie with the magic paint brush! Go on a journey of discovery through this exquisite and...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Apr 2023
    £14.99

    Situated in the middle of the Irish Sea, the Isle of Man is like a stepping-stone between the lands that surround it. In medieval times, it played an important role in the histories of Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. This book explores the...

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Oct 2024
    £6.99

    The Clearances are well known as one of the darkest periods of Highland history. Over a hundred-year period somewhere in the region of 150,000 people evicted from the land they had worked for generations; many were forced to start new lives...

  • Paperback | Pub: 04 Jul 2024
    £8.99

    This book is a fun way for children aged 7-10 to find out all about Scotland’s amazing wildlife and natural history. From puffins, pine martens and Highland cows to red deer, eagles and butterflies, the range of animals is enormous, not to mention...

  • 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: 04 Jul 2024
    £7.99

    Come on an adventure to the edge of the world! This is a true story about a real place. A place hidden behind the waves. The Vikings saw it in their dreams, and sometimes sea birds call its name. It’s a dot on a map. The blink of an eye. The beat...

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Jun 2021
    £12.99

    First published in 1969, An Orkney Tapestry, George Mackay Brown’s seminal work, is a unique look at Orkney through the eye of a poet. Originally commissioned by his publisher as an introduction to the Orkney Islands, Brown approached the...