Download e-book for kindle: Canna: The Story of a Hebridean Island by John Lorne Campbell,Hugh Cheape

By John Lorne Campbell,Hugh Cheape

ISBN-10: 0199201374

ISBN-13: 9780199201372

ISBN-10: 1780272316

ISBN-13: 9781780272313

This is the definitive historical past of Canna, essentially the most attractive of the entire Scottish islands. Fertile and with a sheltered harbour, Canna has performed a huge half within the tale of the Hebrides.

After the Reformation the island used to be of substantial significance to the Irish Franciscan undertaking of the 1620s and likewise the Jacobite risings sooner than it used to be swept up within the tragedies of depopulation and clearances of the 19th century.

Gifted to the nationwide belief in 1981, the island is presently present process anything of a revival, with the production of the St Edward Centre on Sanday, and the proposed advancements of Canna condo.

Recent archaeological surveys and historic study has exposed a lot new proof in regards to the island. Hugh Cheape of the Royal Museum of Scotland, who has been in detail fascinated with the Canna venture, has absolutely edited the booklet. New contributions either replace and fill out the account of the island.

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