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The Little History of Aberdeenshire
by Duncan Harley




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Duncan Harley leads the inquisitive reader on a fast-paced and exciting journey through Aberdeenshire's past.Readers will be introduced to Beaker People, the Picts and, of course, those Roman legionnaires who tried but ultimately failed to subdue the local populace. They will learn about the Wars of Independence, the Jacobite Rebellions, The Book of Deer and the Reformation-inspired 'Book of Discipline'. Canals, turnpikes and railways have paved the way for the twenty-first-century boom and bust of Black Gold while the importation of Guano and even humble 'Inner-city-dung' made agricultural improvement possible.The Little History of Aberdeenshire is a highly accessible and hugely entertaining read and is guaranteed to enthral both residents and visitors alike.

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Overview

Duncan Harley leads the inquisitive reader on a fast-paced and exciting journey through Aberdeenshire's past.Readers will be introduced to Beaker People, the Picts and, of course, those Roman legionnaires who tried but ultimately failed to subdue the local populace. They will learn about the Wars of Independence, the Jacobite Rebellions, The Book of Deer and the Reformation-inspired 'Book of Discipline'. Canals, turnpikes and railways have paved the way for the twenty-first-century boom and bust of Black Gold while the importation of Guano and even humble 'Inner-city-dung' made agricultural improvement possible.The Little History of Aberdeenshire is a highly accessible and hugely entertaining read and is guaranteed to enthral both residents and visitors alike.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780750989299
  • ISBN-10: 0750989297
  • Publisher: History Press
  • Publish Date: June 2019
  • Page Count: 192
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.4 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.66 pounds


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