Plockton in the News: Over 200 years of newspaper articles about a Ross-shire village (Paperback)

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Plockton in the News: Over 200 years of newspaper articles about a Ross-shire village (Paperback)

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What do Thomas Telford, opium, Duncraig Castle, landowning Scottish MPs, the Stone of Destiny, an evangelical Free Church minister, Sabbatarianism, riots, a shebeen, excisemen, the Wicker Man, Hamish Macbeth, Pavarotti and the Brain of Britain got to do with a remote fishing village in Ross-shire? Bernard O'Connor's 'Plockton in the News' includes over 200 years of articles from Scottish newspapers as far north as John o'Groats, across to Inverness and Aberdeen, and down to Oban, Edinburgh and Glasgow as well as a number of English papers. They tell a story of Scotland's class or caste system, the strength and weakness of the church, nationalism, racism, local and national politics, propaganda, accidents, crime, punishment, war, peace, sexism, satire, education, fishing, forestry, agriculture, transport, sport, births, deaths, marriages, the impact of tourism and attitudes to 'outsiders' and 'incomers.' All of Scottish life is here.
Product Details ISBN: 9781471068676
ISBN-10: 1471068676
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication Date: August 31st, 2022
Pages: 286
Language: English