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  • Die Rechtsordnung der Isle of Man - mit Schwerpunkt im Wirtschaftsrecht, verglichen mit dem englischen Rechtby Matthias Zillmer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 63.13

    Hauptbeschreibung Das Werk untersucht die Rechtsordnung der Isle of Man, einer Insel in der irischen See mit ca. 85.000 Einwohnern. Sie ist weder Teil der Europäischen Union noch des UK, wohl aber der British Isles. Der Schwerpunkt liegt auf dem Wirtschafts- und Gesellschaftsrecht, das mit demjenigen Englands verglichen wird. Verbreitete Ansichten... more...

  • From Machair to Mountainsby Michael Parker Pearson

    Oxbow Books 2012; US$ 35.00

    South Uist in the Outer Hebrides has some of the best preserved archaeological remains within Britain and even further afield. Three distinct ecological zones - grassland machair plain, peaty blackland and mountains - each bear the imprint of human occupation over many millennia. The machair strip, long uninhabited, is filled with hundreds of settlement... more...

  • Rewriting St Kildaby Donald Meek; Bill Lawson; Cathlin Macaulay; John Love; Richard Luxmoore

    The Islands Book Trust 2013; US$ 8.74

    The world-wide fascination with the deserted islands of St Kilda shows no sign of waning, and we all share certain conventional assumptions about and stereotypical images of the islands ? remoteness, dramatic landscape and bird-life, a distinctive ?primitive? community, the St Kilda Parliament, the mailboat, the strict teachings of the Church, an... more...

  • Walesby Prys Morgan

    The History Press 2013; US$ 26.24

    A beautifully illustrated history of Wales from prehistory to the present day. more...

  • Strathalderby Roderick Grant

    Birlinn 2013; US$ 8.44

    A passionate evocation of a vanishing way of life in the Scottish Highlands, "Strathalder", when first published in hardcover, achieved critical acclaim both in Britain and the USA. Based on hundreds of interviews with gardeners, gamekeepers, maids, governesses, lairds, chauffeurs, cooks, and housekeepers, it is a portrait of the Scottish country... more...

  • 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...