History

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  • The Whalers of Harris

    Ian Hart

    An Account of Modern Whaling in the Outer Hebrides

    £15.95

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  • Cha Till Mise

    Ruaraidh G MacIlleathain

    Cha Till Mise – convoys to Russia in the Second World War.
    On 11th September 1928, HMS Achates (H12) was built at the John Brown Ironworks, Clyde River. On the 31st December 1942, HMS Achates (H12) was sunk in the Arctic Ocean by the Kriegsmarine.

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  • A Thogail Dùn

    Take a trip back in time and imagine building a fort out of wood and stone.

    £14.00

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  • Compelled by Memory: The Lewis Land Monuments, 1994 – 2019

    Lindsay Blair et al.

    An in-depth analysis of five stone monuments in the Isle of Lewis.

    £20.00

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  • Rotal

    Maggie Smith (Editor)

    Accounts of fishing in the Outer Hebrides.

    £12.00

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  • Place-names of Inverness and surrounding area

    Roddy Maclean

    The author endeavours to explain the interpretation that he and others have made of the area’s place-names and includes much historical, environmental and topographical information.

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  • The Changing Outer Hebrides

    Frank Rennie

    “This is a remarkable and intimate portrait of Galson crofting township in all its varied aspects, but encompassing not just the whole island of Lewis, but the Hebrides, the Highlands, and indeed beyond.”

    £16.95

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  • History with Heart and Soul: The Place-names of North Lewis

    Comunn Eachdraidh Nìs

    Ness Historical Society has created a rich archive of place-names, the information having been provided by over fifty contributors between 1966 and 2018, and this book is the result.

    £25.00

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  • Uibhist a Deas

    Domhnall Iain MacDhòmhnaill

    Republished in 2019, MacDhòmhnaill’s book – Uibhist a Deas – tells the history of South Uist from the formation of its geology to the culture and customs of its inhabitants.

    £10.50

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  • Scottish Customs – From the Cradle to the Grave

    Bennett, Margaret

    In this new edition, Margaret Bennet offers a fascinationg insight into the life and culture of Scotland over a period of 400 years.

    £12.99

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  • Saints and Sinners: Tales of Lewis Lives

    Iain Smith & Joan Forrest

    This scholarly and readable book goes a long way to answering many questions. The focus is on case studies, with poets, explorers, theologians, teachers and academics included in this ‘micro-history’ of late 19th & early 20th century Scotland.

    £15.00

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  • The Wreck of the ‘Annie Jane’

    Alan F Murray

    In late 1853, the ship Annie Jane set sail from Liverpool heading for Quebec in North America. On board were 450 men, women and children. They never made it. This is their story.

    £12.95

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