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- Infobase Publishing 2002; US$ 30.00
- Information-packed volumes provide comprehensive overviews of each nation's people, geography, history, government, economy, and culture- Abundant full-color illustrations guide the reader on a voyage of discovery- Maps reflect current political boundaries more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 162.67
In the 18th century, the science of man opened up the conceptual framework for re-interpreting the origins and development of the human species itself. It was the ever more popular reports of 'savages' which had led to a questioning of the biblical account of Creation. Borrowing from scientific methods, the Scottish Enlightenment developed... more...
- Birlinn 2011; US$ 10.99
Sensitive and moving' - Country Life 'A wonderfully rounded portrait' - Scots Magazine In 1938 John Lorne Campbell bought the Isle of Canna. He wanted to prevent an island described as the 'jewel of the Hebrides' from becoming a rich man's playground like so many other islands and Highland estates. He wanted to preserve part of the traditional Gaelic... more...
- Birlinn 2011; US$ 4.99
Packed with humour - I recommend the whole lot!,' - The School Librarian Macbeth And All That is a real-life adventure packed with historical facts about Scotland's infamous king. Journey back to the dark ages where the throne is splattered in blood and death lurks in every corner. Join Macbeth's quest for power - and find out why the truth is very... more...
- Birlinn 2011; US$ 4.99
Packed with humour - I recommend the whole lot!,' - The School Librarian Mary, Queen of Scots and All That is a real-life adventure packed with historical facts about Scotland's headless heroine. Follow hot-blooded Mary's lifelong rivalry with her frosty cousin, Queen Elizabeth I of England - and discover why the Queen of Scots gets her head chopped... more...
- Fledgling Press 2011; US$ 5.99
Sixteen-year old Redknee never knew his father. Now his uncle is Jarl and wants Redknee to be a great Viking warrior. But Redknee is clumsy, and more interested in tracking the wild deer of the forest. When the young Viking stumbles upon a war-party making for his home, he must grow up quickly; the brutal Ragnar burns the village, taking for spoils... more...
- Neil Wilson Publishing 2011; US$ 11.99
What would The Sun or the Daily Record have made of the Romans pulling out of Britain or the tumultuous Battle of Bannockburn? One can only imagine, but Old The Front Page does just that with over 100 pages of major events covered as only the tabloids of the day could have done it. This series of often funny and thought-provoking front page headlines... more...
- Neil Wilson Publishing 2013; US$ 19.99
SINCE THE WAR SCOTLAND HAS been profoundly altered. Its native tradition of entrepreneurial capitalism has disappeared. Its heavy industries have rapidly declined. It has become a branch economy soliciting international investment. Its crowded old cities have spread themselves into the country dormitories. The grip of the Kirk has been much weakened.... more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 15.99
What makes the Ultimate Scot? Is it the ability to identify a tartan pattern from 50 yards? Maybe it's being able to recite the two forgotten verses of Auld Lang Syne? Or perhaps it's knowing your single malt from a double malt? The Ultimate Guide to Being Scottish examines in hilarious detail the history, politics and traditions that make Scots great.... more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 18.99
Scotland: The Growing Divide is the follow-up to Scotland: The Road Divides, which was released in 2007 to significant media interest across the UK. A book ahead of its time, several of the conclusions and predictions in The Road Divides have now become a political reality.Five years on, and now facing a referendum on Scottish independence in autumn... more...