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A Concise History of Scotland

CODE: B-106

$25.25
A Concise History of Scotland - If you think that the pageant of Scottish history is only a catalogue of murder and mayhem, of fratricide and civil war, this book will make you think again. Most of Scotland's problems did not arise because the Scots were a greedy and expansionist nation, but because we were all to frequently involved in fending off powerful neighbors who covered our soil.

Awa an Bile Yer Heid

CODE: B-100

$12.75
Awa' an' Bile Yer Heid! - For as long as there have been Scots they have been making scathingly witty remarks on just about everything - not least one... More

Bonnie Prince Charles & Flora MacDonald

CODE: B-085

$13.50

Bonnie Prince Charles & Flora MacDonald - Bonnie Prince Charles campaign to become the King Great Britain ended in disaster on the bloody battlefield of Culloden Moor. For months afterwards he was a fugitive, hunted by government troops across the highlands and Islands of Scotland. This book tells the story with Flora MacDonald a 24 year old woman who disguised the Prince as her Irish spinning maid and smuggled him out of Scotland.


Folk Takes of the Highlands

CODE: B-069

$15.55

Folk Takes of the Highlands - The Highlands and Islands of Scotland are rich in strange stories and folk tales. Read about the seven brothers who were slaughtered by the Giant of Jura, the drowned sailors who came back to life as seals, buried treasure and the vanity of two giants which turned a life of poverty into a life of prosperity for folk living in a glen beside Lich Shiel. This book has something for everyone.


Golf A Royal Ancient Game

CODE: B-098

$16.30
Golf A royal Ancient Game - A treasure trove of stories and history about the game of golf. This book gives a fascinating look that any golfer would enjoy.

Highland Clearances

CODE: B-095

$13.50
Highland Clearances - Man's inhumanity is brought sharply into focus as entire communities are swept away so that the land can be sold to southern sheep farmers. Betrayed by their clan chiefs and clergy, families are scattered to every corner of the the globe. A time of cruelty and deception, savage intimidation and endurance, this 19th century Scotland will stir the blood and arouse both anger and pride.

Macbeth - And all That

CODE: B-287

$8.10

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 different from the way Shakespeare told it.


Massacre of Glencoe

CODE: B-096

$13.50
Massacre of Glencoe - The true story of one of the most shameful acts of betrayal in Scotland's turbulent history. On government orders, a troop of soldiers who had enjoyed MacDonald's hospitality for almost a fortnight treacherously turned on their hosts in the middle of a wintry night and slaughtered the men, women and children some as they slept, others as they tried to flee out into the icy darkness.

Paras over the Barras

CODE: B-108

$15.55
Paras over the Barras - There's a war on and for Glasgow, like the rest of Britain, that means air raids, black-outs, food rationing, barrage balloons and the pain of parting as husbands and fathers go off to fight. For the McSorleys and their neighbors in the East End tenements it is a case of making the best of what life has to offer. This is their laugh-a-line story capturing all the wit and spirit of city life during the dark days of the forties when the grit and humor of Glaswegians overcame all adversities.

Prophecies of the Bra'hn Seer

CODE: B-081

$15.55
The Prophecies of the Bra'hn Seer - The chilling accuracy of many predictions made by Kenneth Mackenzie famous throughout the Highland as Bra'hn Seer, has stunned generation after generation. Things which in his day would have been beyond his wildest imagination have come true centuries later.

Robert the Bruce - And all That

CODE: B-279

$8.10
Robert the Bruce - And all That. This book is blood spattered Scottish History at it's most entertaining! This book take a look at Robert the Bruce and it is packed with historical facts about one of Scotland's legendary figures. This book will teach you how to tell Bruce fact from nonsense.

Royal Mile And New Town

CODE: B-102

$15.55
The Royal Mile And New Town - A fascinating account of the people, places and events that helped to shape our beautiful capital. If you love Edinburgh you will love this book and the tales it has to tell.