Shetland

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Stationery Office, Oct 1, 1997 - History - 148 pages
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The most complete and authoritative look at Scottish history and its rich archaeological heritage. Each book in the series tells the story of a particular area of Scotland, from its earliest days of settlement to up-to-date information on modern society.Shetland is one of Scotland's best known areas and is a contridiction between the past and the present. Here, a superb 18th century fort can be found in Lerwick; a Viking-age farm beside the Sumburgh Airport; and Scotland's best preserved iron-age broch on the beautiful island of Mousa. There are tombstones and storehouses which illustrate Shetland's North Sea trade in the 17th and 18th centuries and intact farming landscapes from 5000 years ago.

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Contents

EXCURSIONS
21
MILITARY ARCHITECTURE AND LIGHTHOUSES
45
COUNTRY MANSIONS AND LAIRDS HOUSES
63
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