The New History of Orkney

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Birlinn, 2008 - History - 529 pages
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From the pre-history period, producing unrivalled monuments and the first appearance of Orkney as the Orchades of classical writers, this work traces 600 years of Scandinavian rule and the 500 year association of the islands with Scotland.

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The best comprehensive history of the Orkney Isles I've yet encountered, with three editions which include numerous revisions and an author who is one of the most-respected writers on the Orkneys, it ... Read full review


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