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SOCIAL SCIENCE

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  • Paperback | Pub: 18 Jul 2024
    £10.99

    In 1918, as the First World War was drawing to a close, the eminent liberal industrial Lord Leverhulme bought – lock, stock and barrel – the Hebridean island of Lewis. His intention was to revolutionise the lives and environments of its...

  • Hardback | Pub: 07 Nov 2024
    £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 the land, waters, forests and wildlife. This...

  • E-Book | Pub: 11 Aug 2016
    £7.99

    The war memorial in the Scottish village of Bridge of Weir lists 72 men who died during the First World War. Their deaths occurred in almost every theatre of the war. They were awarded very few medals and their military careers were not remarkable...

  • Paperback | Pub: 20 Jun 2024
    £20.00

    In the eighteenth century, Glasgow and its outports became the dominant force in the highly lucrative tobacco commerce from the Americas to Europe. This prize-winning book explains why such remarkable success came about against fierce international...

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Sep 2023
    £10.99

    The northern parish of Assynt boasts some of the most spectacular scenery in Britain. The mountains of Quinag and Suilven dominate a very varied landscape with wild, white hills inland and a complex, intricate moorland to the west. Here, rocky...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Apr 2023
    £12.99

    All they wanted was land: land for crofting and land on which to build a house. In 1908, ten desperate men from the islands of Barra and Mingulay in the Western Isles were imprisoned in Edinburgh for refusing to leave the island of Vatersay, where...

  • Paperback | Pub: 19 Oct 2023
    £12.99

    This revised and updated edition of Aileen Smart’s best-selling book paints a fascinating picture of those villages north of the Clyde that helped forge Glasgow into one of Britain’s most energetic and vibrant cities. Although now...

  • Paperback | Pub: 19 Oct 2023
    £12.99

    This revised and updated edition of Aileen Smart’s best-selling book paints a fascinating picture of those villages north of the Clyde that helped forge Glasgow into one of Britain’s most energetic and vibrant cities. Although now...

  • Hardback | Pub: 03 Aug 2023
    £18.99

    Acclaimed historian Alistair Moffat sets off in the footsteps of the Highland clans and their definitive conflicts. In twelve journeys he explores places of conflict, recreating as he walks the tumult of battle. As he recounts the military prowess...

  • Paperback | Pub: 04 Apr 2024
    £10.99

    Acclaimed historian Alistair Moffat sets off in the footsteps of the Highland clans and their definitive conflicts. In twelve journeys he explores places of conflict, recreating as he walks the tumult of battle. As he recounts the military prowess...

  • Paperback | Pub: 18 Apr 2024
    £12.99

    On 31 December 1918, His Majesty’s Yacht Iolaire sailed from Kyle of Lochalsh for Stornoway, bearing home to the Hebrides nearly 300 naval veterans of the Great War. She never made it. At two in the morning, the ship ran aground by the mouth...

  • Hardback | Pub: 06 Jun 2024
    £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 the land, waters, forests and wildlife. This...

  • Paperback | Pub: 04 May 2023
    £22.00

    From the presenter of BBC One’s Scotland from the Sky You scramble up over the dunes of an isolated beach. You climb to the summit of a lonely hill. You pick your way through the eerie hush of a forest. And then you find them. The traces of...