Books tagged: highland clearances

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Harris:Photographic View
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A photographic essay on the Isle of Harris, off the west coast of Scotland, containing sixty images; each taken and described by the authors who are on a journey to appreciate fully the beauty of the island. Alongside the images is a description of the where to find the locations, photography tips and a wonderfully written background to the history and culture of the island.
Gurkhas in the Mist - a coast-to-coast walk across the Highlands
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In 'Gurkhas in the Mist' ex-Gurkha officer John Archibald relates in sometimes hilarious fashion the story of his 8-day, 200-mile, coast-to-coast walk across the Scottish Highlands with six serving Gurkha soldiers in aid of the Gurkha Welfare Trust. The book will appeal to readers interested in travelogues, hill walking, the Scottish Highlands, Scottish history and military history.
Michaela's Gift
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,330. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Twelve-year-old Michaela Cochran still believes in enchanted mountains and fairytale castles, but her happily-ever-after will never happen if she can’t convince her mother to accept the magical gift Michaela has inherited.
Cornwallis: The Violent Birth of Halifax
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,710. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
From the Battle of Culloden, to the Pacification of the Highlands, to the founding of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Edward Cornwallis's life criss-crossed European and North American history. This first biography of the 18th century British military leader provides a panoramic look at his legacy and the price paid by those he deemed his enemies.