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scottish history

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  • 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: 20 May 2021
    £30.00

    The archipelagic kingdoms of Man and the Isles that flourished from the last quarter of the eleventh century down to the middle of the thirteenth century represent two forgotten kingdoms of the medieval British Isles. They were ruled by powerful...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Paperback | Pub: 27 Sep 2018
    £8.99

    This is a fabulous treasury of legend and wonder; tales of monsters who dwell in lakes, of small people who trap humans in earthen mounds where time stands still; of dark, shape- shifting spirits whose cloak of human form is betrayed by the sand and...

  • 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...

  • Paperback | Pub: 04 Aug 2022
    £12.99

    St Andrews is without doubt one of Scotland’s most historic and beautiful cities. Once the ecclesiastical capital of Scotland, it played a prominent role in the nation’s political life until the seventeenth century. In addition, it is also home...

  • Paperback | Pub: 20 Oct 2014
    £20.00

    This book traces the history of relations between the kingdom of Strathclyde and Anglo-Saxon England in the Viking period of the ninth to eleventh centuries AD. It puts the spotlight on the North Britons or ‘Cumbrians’, an ancient people...

  • Hardback | Pub: 06 Oct 2022
    £14.99

    Shortlisted for the Saltire Society First Book of the Year Award In 2016, Sandy Winterbottom embarked on an epic six-week tall-ship voyage from Uruguay to Antarctica. At the mid-way stop in South Georgia, her pristine image of the Antarctic was...

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Mar 2022
    £12.99

    Few aspects of Scottish history inspire as fervent an interest as the wars with England. The exploits of not one, but two, national heroes – William Wallace and Robert Bruce – have excited the attention of a host of novelists, filmmakers,...

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Apr 2021
    £9.99

    Shortlisted for the The Great Outdoors Awards – Outdoor Book of the Year 2020 Shortlisted for the Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature 2020 There are strange relics hidden across Scotland’s landscape: forgotten places that are...

  • 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
    £10.99

    This book is an account of the people of Fife and their villages and hamlets, from medieval times to the present day. At one time or another, these habitations were the core of the country’s community life, and their individual stories provide...

  • 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...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Mar 2017
    £12.99

    Hadrian’s Wall is the largest, most spectacular and one of the most enigmatic historical monument in Britain. Nothing else approaches its vast scale: a land wall running 73 miles from east to west and a sea wall stretching at least 26 miles down...

  • 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: 06 Oct 2022
    £14.99

    The Bruces of fourteenth-century Scotland were formidable and enthusiastic warriors. Whilst much has been written about events as they happened in Scotland during the chaotic years of the first part of the fourteenth century, England’s war with...