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The Kingdom of the Isles

Scotland's Western Seaboard c.1100-1336

By: Andrew McDonald

Price: CAD $45.00

Publisher: BIRLINN LIMITED

Imprint: John Donald

280 Pages

9.21 X 6.02 X 0.91 ins

ISBN:  9781904607793 -- Paperback

Publication Date: 08/26/2019

This study explores the history of the western seaboard of Scotland (the Hebrides, Argyll and the Isle of Man) in a formative but often neglected era: the central middle ages, from the mightly Somerled to his descendant John MacDonald, the first Lord of the Isles (c. 1336).

R. Andrew McDonald is Professor of History at Brock University, Canada, where he was the founding director of the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. He is the author of many books, book chapters and articles on medieval Scottish, Hebridean and Manx history, including The Kingdom of the Isles: Scotland's Western Seaboard, c.1100-c.1336, and is co-editor of The Viking Age: A Reader and Alba: Celtic Scotland in the Middle Ages.



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