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Scottish Places

A Sense Of Belonging To Scotland
A Sense of Belonging to Scotland: Further Journeys

Scotland An Encyclopedia of PlacesScotland: An Encyclopedia of Places and Landscape It is remarkable that in this age of information there is no up-to-date guide to the places of Scotland. That situation is about to be remedied with the publication of Scotland: An Encyclopedia of Places and Landscape, edited by Dr David Munro, Director of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. This authoritative, comprehensive gazetteer will include over 10,000 entries on cities, towns and villages, mountains, lochs and rivers, visitor attractions and monuments throughout the nation. Each entry places its subject in an appropriate historical, geological or environmental context, providing essential information of interest to a wide range of potential users. Street plans are provided for over 100 main towns and cities, and 100 photographs of notable landmarks are spread throughout the book. All entries are cross-referenced to a full-colour atlas, providing a wealth of extra cartographic information.

Scotland From AboveScotland From Above Referred to as a creative tour de force, the latest book from photographer Colin Baxter is truly a must-see. With more than 200 high-quality images helping to create a new perspective and a unique vision of Scotland from above-from 100 feet to over 12,000 feet above. This comprehensive overview of Scotland's geography is broken into seven chapters with a general introduction and a satellite view of Scotland using M-Sat true color imaging.

Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands and IslandsThe Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands... and Islands. This guide highlights the best places to sleep, eat and drink in the Highlands and Islands. It includes coverage of all major and minor outdoor activities, hiking trails and mountain bike routes.

Encyclopedia Of EdinburghThe Edinburgh Encyclopedia Alphabetically arranged, cross-referenced and indexed, the entries in this encyclopaedia set out in detail all aspects of Edinburgh, bringing together information and anecdotes from a wide range of sources. It looks at the city's history, social pastimes, institutions, buildings, monuments, media, industries, and people and events.

Before ScotlandBefore Scotland: The Story of Scotland... Before History. Before Scotland transforms prehistory into gripping narrative history, demonstrating that the history of the land that became Scotland is one of dramatic geological events and impressive human endeavour.

The Great Glen WayThe Great Glen Way This is the first guide to provide mapping of the official Great Glen Way route from Fort William to Inverness, Scotland (73 miles). There is detailed background on Loch Ness, the Caledonian Canal, history, habitats and wildlife. It is printed on waterproof paper throughout and lavishly illustrated with over 60 colour photographs.

Heart of the GorbalsHeart of the Gorbals A popular history of the Gorbals, covering the years from 1900 to 2004. Full of famous people, local characters, heart-warming stories, crime, gang fights, sectarian conflict, bizarre tales, the tragic effects of poverty and much more. The hundreds of true stories include: battle at the Orange Walk, gangster Jimmy Boyle's reign of terror, the gang fight that ended in murder, the man who scalped his best pal, little big men (boxers Lynch, Clark and McCormack), UVF bomb Catholic pub, the Gorbals vampire, great Jews (Wolfson, Glasser, Ralph Slater), from the slums to Hutchie E, what the Queen thought of the Gorbals, war heroes James Stokes VC and Joseph Hughes GC, the superstars who never got the chance to play for their beloved Celtic, eccentric Gorbals characters, famous Gorbalonians like Lorraine Kelly and Sir Thomas Lipton.

Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland: The Search for Scotland by Neal Ascherson. How does one define a country? What is nationalism? These are some of the questions journalist Ascherson attempts to answer in a book that is part history lesson, part travelogue, and more: one man's search for a nation. A small country on Europe's edge, Scotland is complex, and its changing identity can confuse. It now has its own parliament, yet it remains part of the U.K. Is it, then, a true nation? Ascherson explores aspects of Scotland's past, present, and future.

Scotland PlacenamesScottish Place-names Scotland's Place-Names have fascinating and wide-ranging origins. Although many are thousands of years old, place-names have been assigned and developed throughout every historical period, right up to the present day. Despite coming from a variety of languages - Norse, Brythonic, Anglian, Gaelic, Pictish, and English - many of Scotland's place names derive from a surprising small number of roots - rath, pit, baile and so on. In this handy pocket book, David Ross gives an alphabetical listing of hundreds of Scottish place-names, their derivations, how they were recorded in early times, as well as the history and tradition associated with them. An extensive introduction discusses the different elements associated with different periods and also the recording of names.

The Collins Scottish Clan Encyclopedia This reference work on the clans of Scotland is produced with the co-operation of the Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs and features a history of the clan system, the law of the clan, a history of tartan and Highland dress and a history of clan heraldry. It gives detailed listings of the crests, mottoes, tartans, clan seats, chiefs, septs and histories of over 350 clans. The appendices include Scottish genealogy, tartan collections, and important clan organizations in Scotland and abroad.

St. Kilda. Accounts of St Kilda. Early History and Ownership. Local Incidents Since the Beginning of the Seventeenth Century. Natural Features of the Island. Physical Characteristics of the Inhabitants, Their Dress, Food, and Houses. Climate, Crops and Livestock Population of St Kilda, Surnames, Occupations, Etc. Sea-Birds and Cragsmen. Diseases of the Islanders. Education, Morals and Religion Music, Customs and Antiquities.

Scottish Placenames (Pocket Reference... A practical and accessible guide to the derivation and meaning of over 2000 place names of Scotland, covering: towns and villages; the districts, suburbs and satellites of all major cities; all major topographical features; and a wide range of cultural locations. The book includes a detailed glossary of common Gaelic words that form part of so many Scottish placenames.

Scottish Castles Through History... History.Introduces Scottish castles in history, from the earliest Celtic hill-forts, brochs and crannogs to the great might of the stone castles at Stirling and Edinburgh. The importance of each type of castle is explained and castle life, defences and their role in Scottish history also feature.

Scottish Houses and Gardens: From the... Archives of "Country Life." It is exactly 100 years since Country Life began to commission leading architectural photographers to record the great country houses of the British Isles. This book features some 20 of the most important and remarkable houses in Scotland from the archive.

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs. This area of Scotland has long been acknowledged as perhaps the most beautiful in the country and one of the most beautiful in the world. So it is very surprising that until this book, written by Robert D Campbell, was published, there has not been a comprehensive guide to the area. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs lies to the north of Glasgow and has for many years been the playground and retreat of the rich and famous. Campbell gives comprehensive instructions on how to explore the area by publictransport, road, rail and ferry, as well as detailing some scenic car routes to follow.

Scottish PrehistoryThis handbook on the archaeology of prehistoric Scotland incorporates a gazetteer of key sites and monuments. It ranges from the seventh millennium BC, through the Neolithic period and the Bronze Age, to the emergence of the early historic kingdoms after the Celtic Iron Age. Advances in new technology have resulted in many discoveries and revisions of previously held ideas about prehistoric Scotland. This book includes the latest published research and excavation results, as well as reviewing past theories and new ideas, and presents them in a manner accessible to a general audience.

Scotland of Old Clan Names Map Pictorial map showing the arms, official insignia of the Scottish clan chiefs, and their crests, which are encircled with each chief's motto or slogan.

Scotch Missed: Lost Distilleries of... Scotland. This text details the remnants and ruins of almost every Victorian working distillery in Scotland. This revised edition updates the most recent closures and includes additional photographs. The author brings to life a large portion of Scottish industrial heritage, enlivened by worker interviews.

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