The Highlands (Exploring Scotland's Heritage)

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This text is part of a series that provides an introduction to the archaeological heritage of Scotland. Each book tells the human story of one part of Scotland, tracing human impressions on the landscape from World War II relics back to the earliest pioneer days of settlement. The details are filled in by a gazetteer of the most interesting and best preserved monuments and each edition also features a full-colour excursions section with easy-to- follow trips. From Culloden battlefield to Fort George, this edition testifies to the Highland's turbulent past which was dominated by the Highland chiefs and forms such an integral part of Scottish heritage. The great diversity of buildings and monuments celebrated here provides an illustrated history of life in the Highlands; how people lived and what they have built.

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Joanna Close-Brooks is now a freelance archaeologist, but was formerly Assistant Keeper in the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland in Edinburgh.

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Exploring Scotlandís Heritage Series provides an up-to-date and authoritative introduction to the rich archaeological heritage of Scotland. Each book tells the story of one part of Scotland, tracing human impressions on the landscape from World War II relics back to the earliest pioneer days of settlement. The details are filled in by a gazetteer of the most interesting and best preserved monuments and each new edition also features a full-colour Excursions section with easy to follow trips.

The Highlands contains a wealth of fascinating information. From Culloden battlefield to Fort George, it testifies to the areaís turbulent past which was dominated by the Highland chiefs and forms such an integral part of Scottish heritage. The great diversity of buildings and monuments celebrated here provides an illustrated history of life in the Highlands; how people have lived and what they have built.

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