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  • Farmer's Boyby John Robertson Allan; Charlie Allan

    Birlinn 2013; US$ 8.44

    Imagine eleven fields grouped around the houses, one hundred and eighty-six gently brae-set acres, sloping away to the south and west. And then imagine woods and fields stretching far and far along the valley into the blue mists of a summer afternoon, until the hills joined hands in one coned summit across the horizon, on the very marches of infinity.... more...

  • An Introduction to Scottish Ethnologyby Alexander Fenton; Margaret A. Mackay

    Birlinn 2013; US$ 16.90

    The publication of An Introduction to Scottish Ethnology sees the completion of the fourteen-volume Scottish Life and Society series, originally conceived by the eminent ethnologist Professor Alexander Fenton. The series explores the many elements in Scottish history, language and culture which have shaped the identity of Scotland and Scots at local,... more...

  • The Long Horizonby Iain R. Thomson

    Birlinn 2013; US$ 8.44

    Using the colorful background to the Fraser clan chiefs as a central theme, from the cunning Red Fox through to the sudden death of the Master of Lovat, which set in train the sale of the Fraser empire around Beaufort Castle, Iain Thomson weaves an entertaining narrative that shows how historical events have such a profound effect on what happens... more...

  • The Endless Tideby Iain R. Thomson

    Birlinn 2013; US$ 8.44

    In Isolation Shepherd, Iain R. Thomson painted a striking picture of his life in a stunning and remote area of Ross-shire, vividly evoking the magic and splendour of the West Highlands. Now, in The Endless Tide, he turns his attention to the Hebrides, and the collection of stories that permeate the area. Meeting a vast cast of characters, he ranges... more...

  • Ancient Monuments in the Countrysideby Timothy Darvill

    English Heritage Publishing 2014; US$ 29.17

    Much of England's rich archaeological heritage lies in the countryside. Many monuments, such as barrows, hillforts, and Roman villas, are familiar features fo the landscape, while other sites lie buried or only partly visible. These remains are the result of the impact on the landscape of the countless generations of people who have lived, worked... more...

  • Wo bleibt die Aufklärung?by Luise Güth; Niels Hegewisch; Knut Langewand; Dirk Mellies; Hedwig Richter

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 71.74

    Wo bleibt die Aufklärung in Zeiten postmoderner Weite und fundamentalistischer Willkür? Die Autorinnen und Autoren widmen sich dem Thema aus drei Perspektiven: Zum einen untersuchen sie, was Aufklärung wissenschaftstheoretisch bedeuten kann. Zweitens ermitteln sie die Potenziale, die in der Beschäftigung mit der Epoche Aufklärung stecken. Schließlich... more...

  • Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly Landmark Visitors Guideby Rita Tregellas Pope

    Hunter Publishing 2001; US$ 15.00

    Area-by-area tours highlight in-town sights and attractions, including art galleries, museums, historic buildings and churches. They also lead you out into the countryside, with recommended stops en route. Colorful call-out boxes reveal tidbits of the area?s local culture, interesting sidelights on how the landscape has been shaped and other details... more...

  • Britain, America and Anti-Communist Propaganda 1945-53by Andrew Defty

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 50.95

    In the Cold War battle for hearts and minds Britain was the first country to formulate a coordinated global response to communist propaganda. In January 1948, the British government launched a new propaganda policy designed to 'oppose the inroads of communism' by taking the offensive against it.' A small section in the Foreign Office, the innocuously... more...

  • The Diary of Henry Teongeby G. E Manwaring

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 230.00

    First published in 1927. 'This diary is history' The Observer This is the first complete published edition of Teonge's Diary. The edition of 1825, besides omitting several passages, contained many faulty transcriptions which have now been corrected for this edition. An intensely human document, enlivened with sketches of the people he met and places... more...

  • Nineteenth-century Britainby Christopher Harvie

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 9.99

    An account of remarkable economic and social change and an even more remarkable political stability. The authors show the forces behind 19th-century Britain's rise to its imperial zenith, and the continuing tensions within the nations and classes of the "union state". more...