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Scottish non-fiction

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  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Jan 2021
    £20.00

    In 1725 an extensive military road and bridge-building programme was implemented by the British crown that would transform 18th-century Scotland. Aimed at pacifying some of her more inaccessible regions and containing the Jacobite threat, General...

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Nov 2022
    £22.00

    Shortlisted for the EAA Book Prize and the Current Archaeology Book of the Year Award The Picts have fascinated for centuries. They emerged c. ad 300 to defy the might of the Roman empire only to disappear at the end of the first millennium ad, yet...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Paperback | Pub: 02 Feb 2023
    £14.99

    The islands of Scotland’s Outer Hebrides boast some of the most remote and spectacular scenery in the world. They also feature an astonishing range of mysterious structures – stone circles, beehive dwellings, holy wells and ‘temples’ from...

  • 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...

  • 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: 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: 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...