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Published by Thin in Edinburgh .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • St Kilda, Scotland -- History -- Early works to 1800.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Facsimile reprint of, 1st ed. London , T.Beckett and P.A. De Hondt, 1764.

StatementKenneth Macaulay.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA880.S2
The Physical Object
Pagination(10),278p.,fold leaf :
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21519561M
ISBN 100901824305
OCLC/WorldCa152270481

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This is a history of St. Kilda, an island near Scotland that was inhabited by an isolated community until , when they asked to be evacuated. The St. Kildans had an almost utopian society, independent of the mainland, but over time they came to rely more and more on charity and tourism, and their delicately balanced way of life declined/5. About the Book. As one of the most remote corners of the British Isles, the island archipelago of St Kilda has long held a fascination for travellers from mainland Britain and beyond. The unique way of life and customs of its inhabitants has generated an enormous amount of literature over a . A Natural History of St. Kilda By (author) John Love; By (author) David Hamilton In Martin Martin, a Gaelic-speaking scholar from Skye, travelled to St. Kilda to study the island’s flora and fauna and to learn about the now extinct great auk. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books. eBook - FREE. Get this book in print. ; Find in a library The History of St. Kilda Kenneth Macaulay No preview available - .

A comprehensive account about the Isle of St Kilda. This book looks at the people and their way of life, their homes, their farming, fowling and fishing, their customs and their contact with the outside world. It also contains a comparison of all the known maps of the s: 2. The Lost Lights of St Kilda is the first book I have read by this author and having read it, I would definitely be keen to read more of her work. I was attracted to the book because it is set on St Kilda, a place I find fascinating. And this was indeed a fascinating read, with /5(). E-Book | Pub: 13 May £ As one of the most remote corners of the British Isles, the island archipelago of St Kilda has long held a fascination for travellers from mainland Britain and beyond. These pages come from an exercise book that belonged to Donald Gillies, a 12 year old pupil at St Kilda primary school just before the evacuation of the island in Donald's book was found in.

About this book. Reprint of a book. In Martin Martin, a Gaelic-speaking scholar from Skye, travelled to St Kilda, an archipelago in Scotland, to study the island's flora and fauna and to learn about the now extinct great auk. ISBN (Online Version) Published May The publishing of an on-line version of the History of St Kilda has long been a cherished dream of the St Kilda Historical Society. This milestone project enables free and efficient access to the only comprehensive written record of St Kilda’s early history. The alleged Sabbath-breakers, Jesus and Paul, permitted to speak for themselves: A discourse preached in the Free Presbyterian Church, St. Kilda, on Sunday, 15th July, (Pamphlets on Victoria) by Arthur Paul | 1 Jan HISTORY St Kilda is thought to have been inhabited for at least two thousand years. There are traces of Neolithic sites and of a Norse presence prior to the settlement by Gaelic-speaking Scots. At its peak the population approached people who carved out a life in this remote an inhospitable environment.