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The Fife book

Author: Donald Omand
Publisher: Edinburgh : Birlinn, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Kingdom of Fife", as it is still proudly known, lies at the heart of Scotland. From earliest times it had been the centre of power and is of historical significance. This volume covers the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fife book.
Edinburgh : Birlinn, 2000
(OCoLC)606537802
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Omand
ISBN: 1841580236 9781841580234 1841582743 9781841582740
OCLC Number: 46693877
Description: xvi, 272 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Section one. 1. Rocks and landscapes / Con Gillen --
2. The earliest peoples / Caroline Wickham-Jones --
3. Later prehistory / Edwina Proudfoot --
4. Living with the Romans / Edwina Proudfoot --
5. The Picts and the early Medieval period / Edwina Proudtfoot --
6. From the war of independence to the union of the crowns / Raymond Lamont Brown --
7. From the union of the crowns to the union of the parliaments: Fife 1603-1707 / Richard Oram --
8. Fife in the modern era / Philip Duncan --
Section two. 9. Patterns of lordship, secular and ecclesiastical c.1100-1300 / Richard Oram --
10. Pilgrimage sites / Giles Dove --
11. Medieval churches, abbeys and cathedrals / Richard Fawcett --
12. Medieval burghs / E. Patricia Dennison --
13. Tower-houses, castles and mansion houses / H. Kennedy --
14. Reformation and the covenanters in Fife / Brian Halloran --
15. The agricultural tradition / I. Turnbull --
16. The fisheries of Fife / James Coull --
17. Other industries / Paula Martin --
18. Towns and villages / Paula Martin --
19. Place-names of Fife / Simon Taylor --
20. Communications / Owen Silver --
21. St Andrews University / Robert N. Smart --
22. Folklore and traditions / Raymond Lamont Brown.
Responsibility: edited by Donald Omand.
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