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Fleming David Hay The Story of the Scottish Covenants in Outline

The Story of Scottish Design


Prompted by the opening of the V&A Museum of Design, Dundee, this is the first major survey of Scottish design history from 1500 to present day.This inspiring and...

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William Knox Scottish History For Dummies


Explore the fascinating history of Scotland in an easy-to-read guide Want to discover how a small country on the edge of Northern Europe packs an almighty historical punch? Scottish History For Dummies is your guide to the story of Scotland and its place within the historical narratives of Britain, Europe and the rest of the world. You'll find out how Scotland rose from the ashes to forge its own destiny, understand the impact of Scottish historical figures such as William Wallace, Robert the Bruce and David Hume and be introduced to the wonderful world of Celtic religion, architecture and monuments. History can help us make connections with people and events, and it gives us an understanding of why the world is like it is today. Scottish History For Dummies pulls back the curtain on how the story of Scotland has shaped the world far beyond its borders. From its turbulent past to the present day, this informative guide sheds a new and timely light on the story of Scotland and its people. Dig into a wealth of fascinating facts on the Stone, Bronze and Iron ages Get to know how Scotland was built into an industrial economy by inventors, explorers and missionaries Discover the impact of the world wars on Scotland and how the country has responded to challenges created by them Find up-to-the-minute information on Scotland's referendum on independence If you're a lifelong learner looking for a fun, factual exploration of the grand scope of Scotland or a traveler wanting to make the most of your trip to this captivating country, Scottish History For Dummies has you covered.

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Charles Taliaferro A Brief History of the Soul


This book is a clear and concise history of the soul in western philosophy, from Plato to cutting-edge contemporary work in philosophy of mind. Packed with arguments for and against a range of different, historically significant philosophies of the soul Addresses the essential issues, including mind-body interaction, the causal closure of the physical world, and the philosophical implications of the brain sciences for the soul's existence Includes coverage of theories from key figures, such as Plato, Aquinas, Locke, Hume, and Descartes Unique in combining the history of ideas and the development of a powerful case for a non-reductionist, non-materialist account of the soul

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Fittis Robert Scott The Mosstrooper: A Legend of the Scottish Border

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John Abernethy Collins Scottish Words: A wee guide to the language


This guide to Scots is a perfect buy for anyone who is intrigued by the expressive Scots language. Besides explaining the meaning of Scottish words and phrases, it also contains features about aspects of Scottish culture from the bagpipes to William Wallace.This wee guide to Scots is essential for those interested in one of the UK’s most fascinating dialects, and is a lively introduction for those scunnered by the vocabulary used north of the border.Scots has a rich history and is spoken all the way from the bothies and braes of the Hielands to the hoatching howfs of Auld Reekie. This guide not only picks the best of the bunch, but also contains the stories behind the words and informative articles on Scottish culture.So, if you don’t want to get into a guddle, or are simply feeling gallus, then this book is a must. Dinna be dauntit: learn to blether awa’ in Scots!

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Stevenson Robert Louis Kidnapped


Orphaned as a young teenager, Lowlander David Balfour's only relative is his guardian and uncle, Ebenezer. Ill-thought of and disliked by many, it's not long before Ebenezer betrays his nephew and David finds himself trapped aboard a ship. He soon strikes up a friendship with fugitive stranger and Scottish Highlander Alan Breck, and becomes embroiled in the fierce Jacobite struggle against English rule. A tale of high-seas adventure, loyalty and intrigue, Kidnapped is considered the quintessential classic boys' adventure novel.

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Гюстав Флобер The Temptation of St. Antony; Or, A Revelation the Soul

David Baddiel The Death of Eli Gold


A novel from David Baddiel, comedian, columnist and author of the critically-praised The Secret Purposes.As Eli Gold, a famous old writer lies dying in a hospital in New York, his family gather around his bed. His first wife Violet is too old to travel from London but Harvey, their son, who has never emerged from the shadow of his overpowering father, makes the journey. And there is Colette, a six-year old daughter from a second marriage, struggling to make sense of the fact her father is about to leave her.The Death of Eli Gold is a mesmerising family drama which confounds the expectations anyone might have that David Baddiel as a TV comedian. It is the work of a very fine novelist, here writing at the peak of his powers.

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Маргарет Олифант The Laird of Norlaw; A Scottish Story

Fielding Harold The Soul of a People

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Lawrence David Herbert The White Peacock


David Herbert Lawrence (1885-1930) was an English novelist, poet, playwright and literary critic, one of the key writers of the early twentieth century, most famous for his criticism of rationalism and industrialization. Inspired by Maurice Greiffenhagen's painting "An Idyll," and narrated in the first person by a character named Cyril Beardsall, "The White Peacock" is a novel that tells the story of Lettie Beardsall, involved in a love triangle with George and Leslie Temple. It also has a strong emphasis on a theme of the damage in relationships caused by mismatched marriage.

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H. G. Wells The Soul of a Bishop

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David Beckham Beckham: My Side


David Beckham is one of the world's foremost media icons, his popularity transcending sport and cultural divides. This is his own in-depth account of his career to date, for Manchester United and England, and of his childhood, family and personal life.This is Beckham's fascinating life story in his own words. His rise through the ranks at the biggest club side in the world. His complex relationship with United boss Alex Ferguson. The England story, from being vilified by the nation before returning as the prodigal son to eventually captaining his country. His acrimonious falling-out with his manager and departure from Old Trafford in June 2003. And starting a new chapter of his life on foreign soil in the glare of the world’s press.Now from Beckham himself, we gain a vivid and eye-opening insight into the family man behind the famous footballer, the international model and fashion leader. He describes how he first met and then married ex-Spice girl Victoria Adams, and the upbringing of their two children Brooklyn and Romeo. How his family's every step is monitored by a posse of newshounds and paparazzi. Also, the influence of his parents, growing up as a shy youngster in the family home, and how their subsequent split affected him.Intimate and soul-searching, this is the real David Beckham like we have never seen before.

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Alex Salmond The Dream Shall Never Die: 100 Days that Changed Scotland Forever


The inside story of the campaign that rocked the United Kingdom to its foundations, and the implications of the Scottish independence movement for the future of British politics.Alex Salmond has been a passionate supporter of Scottish independence his whole life. In September 2014, he came close to realising that dream.In a riveting daily diary, written with his trademark wit and charm, Salmond takes us into the heart of the YES campaign, revealing what was said and done behind the scenes as the referendum reached its dramatic climax.He explains how the YES campaign energised the entire Scottish nation and rewrote the rulebook for grassroots political campaigning, not just in the UK but throughout the world.He also looks ahead to the critical role of the ‘national question’ in the future of British politics, making clear that the referendum was not the end of a process, but the beginning of one. The dream of Scottish independence is very much alive.

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Sandra Marton The Groom Said Maybe!


Three Brides, three grooms – and they all meet at THE WEDDING OF THE YEAR When the bride's mother sat Stephanie Willingham and David Chambers together, well, enough sparks flew to start a fire! Stephanie was a woman in search of a lawyer, David was one of the best. Stephanie revealed that she needed money, no questions asked, and David confessed he needed a fiancee, quickly.Suddenly, they had a full-scale blaze on their hands! Stephanie and David thought theirs would be a cool engagement of convenience… until passion melted their hearts. Could they make it to the altar?Find out in this, the third and final part of Sandra Marton's thrilling trilogy!

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Magnus Linklater The Times Great Scottish Lives: Obituaries of Scotland’s Finest


Discover the fascinating lives of the iconic figures that have shaped Scotland from the early nineteenth century to the present day.Explore the rich history of Scotland’s cultural, social and political landscape, with more than 100 obituaries carefully curated from The Times archive.The Scots have contributed richly to the world, most notably in literature and science, but also in the arts, law, politics, religion, scholarship and sport. In this volume, The Times brings together a unique and fascinating collection of obituaries. The list includes people who have made the greatest impact in their fields, others who have led particularly interesting or influential lives, and a selection of notable Scottish figures in the history of The Times.This book features the major Scottish figures of influence from the last 200 years and includes a diverse range of people, including: Sir Walter Scott, Sir David Livingstone, Thomas Carlyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, Keir Hardie, Alexander Graham Bell, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Phoebe Traquair, James Ramsay MacDonald, John Logie Baird, Mary Somerville, Jim Clark, John Smith, Donald Dewar, Eugenie Fraser, Robin Cook, Jock Stein, R. D. Laing, Margo MacDonald, William McIlvanney, Tam Dalyell and Ronnie Corbett.

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Attenborough David Life on Earth


A new, fully updated edition of David Attenborough's groundbreaking Life on Earth. David Attenborough's unforgettable meeting with gorillas became an iconic moment for millions of television viewers. Life on Earth, the series and accompanying book, fundamentally changed the way we view and interact with the natural world setting a new benchmark of quality, influencing a generation of nature lovers. Told through an examination of animal and plant life, this is an astonishing celebration of the evolution of life on earth, with a cast of characters drawn from the whole range of organisms that have ever lived on this planet. Attenborough's perceptive, dynamic approach to the evolution of millions of species of living organisms takes the reader on an unforgettable journey of discovery from the very first spark of life to the blue and green wonder we know today. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the book's first publication, David Attenborough revisited Life on Earth, completely updating and adding to the original text, taking account of modern scientific discoveries from around the globe. This paperback edition also includes more than 60 full colour photographs, chosen by the author to help illustrate the book in a much greater way than was possible forty years ago. This updated edition provides a fitting tribute to an enduring wildlife classic, destined to enthral the generation who saw it when first published and bring it alive for a whole new generation.

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Stevenson Robert Louis Catriona


Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, travel writer, and essayist. He was a celebrity during his lifetime for works like "Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" and "Treasure Island". Now he is one of the most translated authors in the world. "Catriona" starts right where the previous novel "Kidnapped" ends, continuing the story of David . Now he tries to clear the names of his friends of involvement in the murder of Colin Campbell of Glenure. The political climate after the "Appin murder" makes David's situation almost hopeless. He tries to find a path that will save Alan, James of the Glens and out of the hangman's noose.

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David Bunnell The ebay Phenomenon. Business Secrets Behind the World's Hottest Internet Company


The buzz about The ebay Phenomenon «David Bunnell's portrayal of eBay paints a picture of one of the most daring, fanatically innovative, customer-centric companies on the planet. It demonstrates how a small, driven group of people can listen to customers and reinvent the world-inspiring!» —David Siegel, author, Futurize Your Enterprise «Read The eBay Phenomenon if you want the inside account of how this innovative company became one of the decade's greatest business success stories. Regardless of what business you're in, David Bunnell's exciting chronicle offers valuable lessons and a riveting narrative.» —Eric Nee, Senior Writer, Fortune

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Priest Daniel Sysoev A Sobering book. Explanation of the Book Ecclesiastes


The good things of this world intoxicate a person; vanity despoils the soul and the mind, and sobriety is lost. The most-wise Ecclesiastcs understood that the soul is not capable of finding peace and perfect wisdom in this world. And though the meaninglessness of the world oppresses a person, inattentive people fail to notice the terrible maelstrom into which we are all caught up. The only escape from it is Christ.

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