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Iona: The Living Memory of a Crofting Community, 1750-1914

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The Hebridean island of Iona has been the focus of intense outside interest for over fourteen hundred years, from the time of St Columba's monastery in the sixth century through to the transfer of its renowned monuments into the care of Historic Scotland in the year 2000.Yet the people who lived and worked alongside its sacred sites have been largely overshadowed until ...more
Hardcover, 260 pages
Published March 18th 1991 by Edinburgh University Press
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Abailart
Sep 13, 2010 Abailart rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Sumptuous pictures, clear text covering almost every aspect of what I am interested in. An extensive bibliography to go into things in more detail. Could just curl up with this in the winter and travel the easy way. On the other hand, the detailed map in the book will get us around when we go there in a fortnight!
Mags Duncan
Nov 01, 2013 Mags Duncan rated it it was amazing
An excellent history on the people of the Island of Iona, a tiny island off the west coast of Scotland.
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