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Clans and Tartans
Clans and Tartans
by Harper Collins
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Collins Gems are smartly designed pocket reference guides, providing knowledge at a glance on a wide variety of popular and timely subjects. Packed with outstanding color photos and illustrations, and featuring durable flexi-bindings, these unique quick... (read more)

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When Scotland Ruled the World the Story
When Scotland Ruled the World the Story
by Stewart Lamont
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In 1750, Scotland emerged from half a century of civil strife. Its parliament was subsumed by Westminster, and the English were vigilant for any sign of Jacobite rebellion. Despite this, Scotland was at the beginning of a period of resurgence that was to... (read more)

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Rob Roy MacGregor: His Life and Times (Canongate)
Rob Roy MacGregor: His Life and Times (Canongate)
by W H Murray
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Rob Roy MacGregor, Scotland's most romantic, elusive hero, was an outlaw and a life-long enemy of Montrose. So well-known was he that no one thought to write down a physical description of him, or any direct record of his childhood and youth. Thus... (read more)

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William Wallace: Brave Heart
William Wallace: Brave Heart
by James Mackay
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William Wallace of Elderslie, younger son of a country knight, came to fame through his active opposition to the aggressive imperialism of Englands King Edward I. From political and social obscurity he seized control of the reins of government and became... (read more)

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The Drove Roads of Scotland
The Drove Roads of Scotland
by A R B Haldane
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A tour of Scottish history. This book interweaves folklore, social comment and economic history to provide an account of Scotland's droving trade and the routes by which cattle and sheep were brought to markets in central Scotland.... (read more)

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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland and the Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides (Penguin English Library)
A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland and the Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides (Penguin English Library)
by Samuel Johnson
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"I mentioned our design to Voltaire," wrote Boswell. "He looked at me as if I had talked of going to the North Pole …" As it turned out, Johnson enjoyed their Scottish journey (although the land was not quite so wild and barbaric as perhaps he had... (read more)

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Scotland: A Concise History
Scotland: A Concise History
by Fitzroy Maclean
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It is a complex one too, but Sir Fitzroy Maclean disentangles the threads and enlivens his brisk account with both wit and scholarship. Pictures from authentic contemporary sources illuminate his story--its romantic figures and bloody battles, its... (read more)

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Invisible Country
Invisible Country
by James Campbell
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How can a politically disabled nation create a history for itself? James Campbell sets out across Scotland to answer his own question. From the bustle of the Edinburgh Festival and the sleaziness of Sin City Aberdeen to the depopulated Highlands (the... (read more)

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Scottish Battles
Scottish Battles
by John Sadler
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Scottish history has been shaped and defined by a series of great battles. John Sadler gives the first full military history of Scotland for many years. From Mons Graupius to Culloden, he shows how terrain and politics shaped the campaigns and decisive... (read more)

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Once Upon a Time in Glasgow: The City from the Earliest Times
Once Upon a Time in Glasgow: The City from the Earliest Times
by John Watson
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Entertaining history of the city includes personalities, public hangings, places, events, disasters, fairs, body snatchers, religion, pubs, royalty, murders and much more.... (read more)

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Stone Voices : Search for Scotland (02 Edition)
Stone Voices : Search for Scotland (02 Edition)
by Neal Ascherson
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The rediscovery of Scotlands past and a wake-up call about its future, from a leading scholar-journalist Scotland has a new Parliament and it has North Sea oil, but is it yet an independent, self-sustaining democracy? Is it a true nation? In Stone Voices,... (read more)

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Historic Scotland: 5000 Years of Scotland's Heritage
Historic Scotland: 5000 Years of Scotland's Heritage
by David J Breeze
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Glorious color photographs tell the story of Scotland and its people through its many historic sites and buildings. With a foreword by Prince Charles.... (read more)

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Perthshire in History & Legend
Perthshire in History & Legend
by Archer Mckerracher
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Perthshire is one of the most fascinating of Scottish counties and is particlarly rich in tradition and history. This book explores some of the remarkable stories of this ancient land - many appearing in print for the first time.... (read more)

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My Wound Is Deep a History of the Later Anglo Scots Wars 1380 1560
My Wound Is Deep a History of the Later Anglo Scots Wars 1380 1560
by Raymond Campbell Paterson
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An account of the various political and military conflicts between England and Scotland which emerged after the Wars of Independence, in effect a 200 years war in the Borders.... (read more)

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Trossachs
Trossachs
by Allan Wright
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With its great hero Rob Roy and its wooded landscape of glens and lochs it is a constantly changing and renewing land and one of the most visited parts of the country. Full of romantic ruins and glorious scenery, this is the first full color book to... (read more)

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The Call of the Corbetts
The Call of the Corbetts
by Irvine Butterfield
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The challenge to any landscape photographer is to successfully capture the grandeur of a mountain's form, or to portray the pleasure afforded to those who seek out the crowning cairns. This superb book, a fitting successor to the same author's The Magic... (read more)

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Before Scotland: The Story of Scotland Before History
Before Scotland: The Story of Scotland Before History
by Alistar Moffat
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This story of early Scotland begins 10,000 years ago at the end of the Ice Age when the familiar Scottish geography of mountains, glens, and rugged coasts evolved. It follows the movement of hunter-gatherers north, the growth of fishing, the... (read more)

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After Britain: New Labor and the Return of Scotland
After Britain: New Labor and the Return of Scotland
by Tom Nairn
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A controversial and comprehensive analysis of Scottish politics before and after devolution, Tom Nairn's After Britain provides a scathing analysis of the twilight of an ancient state: the United Kingdom. In his mordantly funny and brilliant survey of... (read more)

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Dynasty
Dynasty
by John Macleod
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In 1630, the ascension of King James IV of Scotland to the English throne, whereupon he became known as James I, finally united Britain under one rule. If that was not enough, his legacy in Western tradition was secured when he commission the... (read more)

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The Oxford Companion to Scottish History (Oxford Paperback Reference)
The Oxford Companion to Scottish History (Oxford Paperback Reference)
by Michael Lynch
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From the Picts to the Scottish Parliament, The Oxford Companion to Scottish History is the definitive guide to twenty centuries of life in Scotland. Compiled by more than 170 eminent contributors, it covers over 2000 years and extends from Galloway to... (read more)

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