150 books — 42 voters
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Iona: The Living Memory of a Crofting Community, 1750-1914” as Want to Read:
Iona: The Living Memory of a Crofting Community, 1750-1914
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
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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!