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Scotland S Northern Lights

Author : Sharma Krauskopf
ISBN : 9780954336738
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Information on the lighthouses in the Shetland and Orkney Islands in Scotland.
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Scotland S Books

Author : Robert Crawford
ISBN : 0199727678
Genre : Literary Criticism
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From Treasure Island to Trainspotting, Scotland's rich literary tradition has influenced writing across centuries and cultures far beyond its borders. Here, for the first time, is a single volume presenting the glories of fifteen centuries of Scottish literature. In Scotland's Books the much loved poet Robert Crawford tells the story of Scottish imaginative writing and its relationship to the country's history. Stretching from the medieval masterpieces of St. Columba's Iona - the earliest surviving Scottish work - to the energetic world of twenty-first-century writing by authors such as Ali Smith and James Kelman, this outstanding account traces the development of literature in Scotland and explores the cultural, linguistic and literary heritage of the nation. It includes extracts from the writing discussed to give a flavor of the original work, and its new research ranges from specially made translations of ancient poems to previously unpublished material from the Scottish Enlightenment and interviews with living writers. Informative and readable, this is the definitive single-volume guide to the marvelous legacy of Scottish literature.
Category: Literary Criticism

Scotland The Brave

Author : Ivar Alastair Watson
ISBN : 9781783065240
Genre : Fiction
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Scotland The Brave is a thematically contemporary novel featuring the running down of the Clyde shipbuilding industry and the question of Scottish independence. Watson’s fictional story is highly relevant to the current situation in Scotland and takes, as its starting point, the murder of Charlie Armstrong in 1950s Inchnadamph. Charlie, the manager of a salmon fishery and local ‘tough guy’, faced an increased threat from poaching and out of this true tale of intrigue and murder emerges Watson’s story of the disintegration of Scotland and the current political climate. Would independence for Scotland lead to regeneration? That is the question.
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History Of Everyday Life In Scotland 1800 To 1900

Author : Graeme Morton
ISBN : 9780748629534
Genre : History
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This volume explores the experience of everyday life in Scotland over two centuries characterised by political, religious and intellectual change and ferment. It shows how the extraordinary impinged on the ordinary and reveals people's anxieties, joys, comforts, passions, hopes and fears. It also aims to provide a measure of how the impact of change varied from place to place.The authors draw on a wide range of primary and secondary sources, including the material survivals of daily life in town and country, and on the history of government, religion, ideas, painting, literature, and architecture. As B. S. Gregory has put it, everyday history is 'an endeavour that seeks to identify and integrate everything - all relevant material, social, political, and cultural data - that permits the fullest possible reconstruction of ordinary life experiences in all their varied complexity, as they are formed and transformed.'
Category: History

Scotland

Author : David Martin-Jones
ISBN : 9780748686544
Genre : Social Science
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Scotland: Global Cinema focuses on the explosion of filmmaking in Scotland in the 1990s and 2000s. It explores the various cinematic fantasies of Scotland created by contemporary filmmakers from all over the world who braved the weather to shoot in Scotla
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The Reformation S Light

Author : Theodore Beza
ISBN : 9780979577987
Genre : Religion
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The writings of the Reformers demonstrate the marrow and the blessing of the Reformation. In this volume are a series of encouraging writings written by four Reformation giants—Beza, Latimer, Calvin and Knox—theological powerhouses that have lifted their pens time after time so that you, the reader, may be able to glean something important from God’s mouth. These able men have penned some of the most important literature ever written, and contained herein are some of the most heavenly pieces they have given to exhort you to a higher understanding of Jesus Christ, His Church, His discipline, and His salvation.
Category: Religion