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The Land Out There: A Scottish Land Anthology.

By: Bruce, George and Rennie, Frank.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Aberdeen University Press, 1991. 0080409075: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 468

ISBN: 0080409075

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. First edition, pp xvi, 342. with colour photographs, list of illustrations, list of colour plates, preface, acknowledgements, prologue, epilogue, glossary and index of authors and sources. An anthology that ranges from the discriptive geology of the Scotland of Hugh Miller and Archibald Geikie, through childhood experiences (including Kesson, Muir, Derwent, MacDiarmid, Burns, Gunn and Crichton Smith), and the travellers Sandy Stewart and Betsy White, to the main issues, the character of the people of the land of Scotland, the yield of the land, the changes, an... View more info

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A History of Everyday Life in Scotland, 1600-1800: A History of Everyday Life in Scotland, 1600 to 1800 (A History of Everyday Life in Scotland EUP)

By: Elizabeth Foyster; Christopher Whatley

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006640

ISBN: 0748619658

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers in Fine condition. First edition, pp xviii, 334, b&w illustrations, bibliography, index. This book explores the ordinary daily routines, behaviours, experiences and beliefs of the Scottish people during a period of immense political, social and economic change. It underlines the importance of the church in post-Reformation Scottish society, but also highlights aspects of everyday life that remained the same, or similar, notwithstanding the efforts of the kirk, employers and the state to alter behaviours and attitudes.Drawing upon and interrogating a range of primary s... View more info

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Union of Crowns: The Forging of Europe's Most Independent State

By: Little, Crawford.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Neil Wilson Publishing: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005431

ISBN: 1903238390

Condition: As New


Hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp xvii, 364, index. Did the Scots really cower in the shadow of their powerful, aggressive English neighbour? This book reveals a very different picture. Scottish armies repeatedly invaded English-held territory, defying generations of Anglo-Norman kings, and it took many centuries to finally decide the fluid Border frontier. Sent homeward to think again ... ? The author spells out the financial and military factors that helped to ensure Scotland s independence from the time of the Romans in Britain through Saxon, Norse a... View more info

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Adventurers And Exiles: The Great Scottish Exodus

By: Marjory Harper

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Profile Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006441

ISBN: 1861973047

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with blue cloth covers and gilt titles on spine in Fine condition, dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, Signed and Inscribed to a previous owner by the Author, pp x, 422, b&w illustrations, notes bibliography, index. 'The Scots have always been a restless people', says leading Scottish historian Marjory Harper 'but in the nineteenth century their restlessness exploded into a sustained surge of emigration that carried Scotland almost to the top of a European league table of emigrant exporting countries.' This is the first book to provide a comprehensive account of that 'Gre... View more info

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Gweed Gear Sma' Buik: An Anthology of North-East Poetry, Songs and Prose.

By: Taylor, Alistair & Wheeler, Les.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Graphics and Printing Dept, School Resources Centre, Aberdeen. 1989.: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 108

Condition: Very Good


First edition paperback, signed by both editors. In very good condition with some shelfwear and very slight creasing. Pp200, with table of contents, foreword by James A.D.Michie, Director of Education. B&w illustrations, music bars, glossary of Scots words, and bibliography. A wide selection of poetry, songs and prose by Scottish authors, including Sheena Blackhall, David Toulmin, David Buchan, Lewis Grassick Gibbon, and many more. Edited by Alistair Taylor and Les Wheeler. Sections include The Scots Tongue, Children's songs and stories, Farming, the Sea, Weather and Seasons, Birds and Beas... View more info