History

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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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  • 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.

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  • The Darkest Dawn

    Malcolm MacDonald & DJ Macleod

    The Story of the Iolaire Tragedy. At 1.55am on 1st January 1919, a naval yacht carrying sailors home on leave ran aground on rocks near the village of Holm, a mere 20 yards from shore.

    £25.00

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  • [email protected]: Sgeul leth-cheud bliadhna

    M. MacCuish & J. Storey

    A booklet commemorating fifty years since the establishment of The Gaelic Books Council in 1968.

    £4.99

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  • Comann Ceilteach Oilthigh Dhùn Èideann: 180 Bliadhna

    C. Lewin & M. Mac an Tuarneir

    A book celebrating 180 years of the Edinburgh University Highand Society, including history, personal accounts, poetry and music.

    £10.00

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  • Dealbh-Dùthcha

    Anne Chaimbeul

    These maps were created by Anne Campbell over the course of several different projects. Their purpose is to illustrate the richness of place-names in the area, and to record some names before they are lost.

    £5.00

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  • Còmhraidhean nan Cnoc

    Sheila Kidd (Editor)

    This volume is a study of the còmhradh, or dialogue, which was a highly distinctive feature of the Gaelic literary landscape in the nineteenth century.

    £25.00

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  • Rhenigidale: A Community’s Fight for Survival

    Kenneth MacKay

    The fascinating story of one community’s fight for survival. The village of Rhenigidale was cut off for many years from the rest of Harris, in the Western Isles of Scotland. Kenneth Mackay led the fight for the road to be built.

    £12.00

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