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  • The Servantby James C. Hunter

    The Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 24.00

    With a new introduction on using the principles of The Servant in your life and career, this book redefines what it means to be a leader. In this absorbing tale, you watch the timeless principles of servant leadership unfold through the story of John Daily, a businessman whose outwardly successful life is spiraling out of control. He is failing... more...

  • Skyeby James Hunter

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 18.32

    Skye, with its soaring peaks, sea-battered coastline and sometimes savage storms, is one of the most beautiful parts of Britain. To the people who live there, it is simply an t-eilean , the island, and it occupies an almost mythical place in the minds of many Scots. Written by a man who lives and works there, Skye: The Island marks a departure... more...

  • Last of the Freeby James Hunter

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 12.68

    Written by award-winning Scottish historian James Hunter, this groundbreaking and definitive account reveals how the Highlands and Islands of Scotland have evolved from a centre of European significance to a Scottish outpost. Never before has the history of the region been recounted so comprehensively and in so much fascinating, often moving, detail.... more...

  • Scottish Exodusby James Hunter

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 11.27

    Millions of Scots have left their homeland during the last 400 years. Until now, they have been written about in general terms. Scottish Exodus breaks new ground by taking particular emigrants, drawn from the once-powerful Clan MacLeod, and discovering what happened to them and their families. These people became, among other things, French aristocrats,... more...

  • Glencoe and the Indiansby James Hunter

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 12.68

    In 1876, they wipe out General George A. Custer and his 7th Cavalry at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Chief Sitting Bull and his Sioux people then flee from the United States to Canada. There, in the autumn of 1877, the Sioux are joined by the remnants of the latest Indian nation to make a stand against the US Army, the Nez Perce. Their survivors... more...

  • A Dance Called Americaby James Hunter

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 12.68

    A new dance is devised on the Isle of Skye in the eighteenth century. An exhilarating dance. A dance, one visitor reports, that 'the emigration from Skye has occasioned'. The visitor asks for the dance's name. 'They call it America,' he is told. Now James Hunter, one of Scotland's leading historians, provides the first comprehensive account of what... more...

  • Culloden And The Last Clansmanby James Hunter

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 12.68

    An armed uprising. A conspiracy. An assassination. A hanging. These events, starting with the crushing of Jacobite rebels at Culloden in 1746 and culminating six years later in the so-called Appin Murder, provided Robert Louis Stevenson with the plot of his enduringly popular novel Kidnapped . But truth can be every bit as dramatic as fiction. And... more...

  • On the Other Side of Sorrowby James Hunter

    Birlinn 2014; US$ 11.99

    A magnificent combination of political passion, scholarship, literary sensitivity . . . and hopefulness' - Robert Macfarlane 'A wonderful and ambitious book' - Shetland Times Caring for the environment, developing rural communities and ensuring the survival of minority cultures are all laudable objectives, but they can conflict, and nowhere more so... more...

  • The Last Days of Big Grassy Forkby Hunter James

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The Last Days of Big Grassy Fork recounts newspaperman Hunter James's attempts to save his 100-year-old family farm and homestead from extinction. Wise, irreverent, pugnacious, and often hilarious, James fights back against the galloping urbanization of his beloved North Carolina piedmont. Interweaving current affairs and family history, James... more...

  • Set Adrift upon the Worldby James Hunter

    Birlinn 2015; US$ 11.99

    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 the Sutherland Clearances, an extraordinary episode, involving the deliberate depopulation of much of a Scottish county. What was done in the course of that episode... more...