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Surnames of Scotland: Their Origin, Meaning and History

Review A monumental work giving origin, meaning, and history of Scottish surnames from the earliest times, references to sources--Eugene P. Sheehy -- Guide to Reference Books, 9th ed. (Chicago: A [...]

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Luck of the Irish: Powerful Saga of an Irish Family Arriving in England Just as World War II Is Declared

Luck of the Irish World War II has produced unspeakable horrors. The war ended 67 years ago yet still more human dramas are. emerging. The personal consequences to families and individuals, of their nature, were not the [...]

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Remember When: A Nostalgic Trip Through the Consumer Era

About the Author Robert Opie has been collecting packaging, advertising and social history material for over 30 years. His collection now extends to half a million items; part of it was on displa [...]

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The Complete Patter

Review 'Anyone who wants a quick and painless introduction to the essential Glasgow should read Michael Munro?s excellent dictionary of Glasgow speech.'? ?William McIlvanney, author, Laidlaw [...]

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Making Cars at Longbridge

About the Author Colin Corke is a lifelong car enthusiasts and is a Reverend in Longbridge. Gillian Bardsley works at the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust at Gaydon. [...]

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I Never Knew That About the Scottish

Review '[A] fascinating look at the heritage of a small country with a big, big history.'? ?Daily Record Read more About the Author [...]

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Tartans of Scotland

A concise guide to the tartans of Scotland, illustrating the traditional tartans of 52 clans. Brief notes of historical interest are provided for each clan, and an introductory essay traces the history of this most disti [...]

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The Distilleries of Campbeltown: The Rise and Fall of the Whisky Capital of the World

Starting with the early origins of Campbeltown, David Stirk relates in The Distilleries of Campbeltown how the town grew from a small settlement into a Royal Burgh that depended on the herring fishery before whisky becam [...]

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Merchants and Revolution: Commercial Change, Political Conflict, and London's Overseas Traders, 1550-1653

Review ?Brenner has made more discoveries of importance about the period than any of his contemporaries.??London Review of Books?Constantly provocative, a giant of a book.??Times Literary Supplem [...]

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Victoria R. I.

using unrestricted access to materials from the royal archives, including previous unpublished passages from queen victoria's clelebrated journals, elizabeth longford's classic account remains the definitive biography of [...]

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Dictionary of American Family Names: 3-Volume Set

Product Description Where did your surname come from? Do you know how many people in the United States share it? What does it tell you about your lineage?From the editor of the highly acclaimed Dictionary of Su [...]

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