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  1. Glasgow Mosaic, A: Explorations around the city's urban icons

    A Glasgow Mosaic

    Cultural Icons of the City

    Ian R. Mitchell

    £8.99

    Illustrated with historical and modern black and white photographs, Mitchell takes the reader off the unbeaten track for urban walks around Glasgow’s rich history.
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  2. Word for Scotland, A

    A Word for Scotland

    Jack Campbell

    £12.99

    This is the inside story of a newspaper and nation over five decades. This birth, death and the rebirth of The Scottish Daily Express.
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  3. Blackburn: The Story of West Lothian's Cotton and Coal Town

    Blackburn

    The Story of West Lothian's Cotton and Coal Town

    Sybil Cavanagh

    £10.99

    From the sugar trade, to textile manufacture, to mining, this is a comprehensive account of the development of a town that has played a part in the history of some of the industries most key to Scotland's development.
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  4. Bodysnatchers to Lifesavers

    Bodysnatchers to Lifesavers

    Three Centuries of Medicine in Edinburgh

    Tara Womersley, Dorothy H Crawford

    £9.99

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    This book provides an illustrated history of medicine in Edinburgh in an accessible style for the general reader.
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  5. Clydeside: Red, Orange and Green

    Clydeside

    Red, Orange and Green

    Ian R. Mitchell

    £9.99

    Ian R. Mitchell takes the reader on an urban promenade along the Clyde and finds its character is created from far more than the remnants of shipbuilding.
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  6. Crofting Years

    Crofting Years

    Francis Thompson

    £6.95

    In its short lifetime of 100 years, the crofting system of landholding has had profound effects upon Scotland. In this book, the author presents vivid descriptions of crofting life, past and present, in a deeply-researched social history.
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  7. Doing my Bit for Ireland

    Doing my Bit for Ireland

    A first-hand account of the Easter Rising

    Margaret Skinnider

    £9.99

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    Doing my Bit for Ireland is Margaret Skinnider’s autobiography, focusing mostly on the time period shortly before and after the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland.


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  8. Frontier Scots

    Frontier Scots

    Jenni Calder

    £8.99

    From the commended to the condemed, the Scots who braved America's frontier territories have made a lasting impact on what is now the world's most powerful country.
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  9. Glasgow by the way, but: Celebrating a City

    Glasgow by the way, but

    Celebrating a City

    John Cairney

    £7.99

    "Glasgow By the Way But" is a contemporary series of essays examining different aspects of Glasgow in a historical and cultural context, revealing a unique, amusing and sometimes critical, perspective.
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  10. Global Scots: Making it in the Modern World

    Global Scots

    Making it in the Modern World

    Kenny MacAskill, Henry McLeish

    £9.99

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    This look at the fascinating lives of a fraction of Scotland's expat community, explores how they feel their home country helped shape them, and the perspectives that distance has lent them.
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