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A Few Books and Educational DVDs. Scottish Clan and Irish Surname Books.

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  1. Book - A Book on Nevern

    Book - A Book on Nevern

    Regular Price: NZD$29.90

    Special Price: NZD$10.00

    SKU: gb050

    This is the story of Nevern from Neolithic time to the present. It tells of the early Christian era when a 6th century missionary established his monastic settlement, a castle built by the Normans and rebuilt by the Welsh, of the growth of education and parish government and of those who have left their name and mark. Dillwyn Miles has know Nevern since childhood, having been born at nearby Newport. Learn More
  2. Book - A Caledonian Feast

    Book - A Caledonian Feast

    Regular Price: NZD$29.50

    Special Price: NZD$19.50

    SKU: gb051

    A Caledonian Feast by Annette Hope. This is a combination of a cookery book and a history book. Scottish cuisine reflects both the richness of the country's resources and the frugality often imposed on its inhabitants. From the ninth century to the present, from the simplicity of porridge and oatcakes to the gourmet delights of fish and game this is a fascinating history of Scotland, complete with Annette Hope's personal collection of recipes. Learn More
  3. Book - A Distant Shore

    Book - A Distant Shore

    NZD$39.90

    SKU: gb052

    This is a fascinating story of Irish migration and New Zealand settlement as told through a number of short essays.

    A Distant Shore provides an excellent overview of Irish migration to New Zealand, and will appeal to people with Irish ancestry, to genealogists, and to anyone with an interest in New Zealand history.

    Review Quotes 'New Zealand's origins are multi-cultural and this is an excellent introduction to one of the contributing cultures.'– Sunday Star Times 'contains plenty to whet the appetite' – Otago Daily Times 'This is a great collection of essays that brings to life and colour the Irish diaspora and its impact on the history of New Zealand.' – Patrick Cole, New Zealand Catholic

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  4. Book - A Mission of Honour

    Book - A Mission of Honour

    NZD$59.90

    SKU: gb053

    A Mission of Honour - The Royal Navy in the Pacific 1769 to 1997, by John McLean. Britain's gift to the Pacific has been sea power. By almost single handedly bringing peace and order and security to the Pacific, the Royal Navy carved for itself the honour of being the most positive factor in the development of peaceful trade of the world's largest ocean. A Mission of Honour tells this remarkable and uplifitng story with a sharp eye for detail and a sense of adventure. Learn More
  5. Book - Irish Name Mini Histories - Clancy, Flynn, Moore, Reilly

    Book - Irish Name Mini Histories - Clancy, Flynn, Moore, Reilly

    Regular Price: NZD$9.50

    Special Price: NZD$4.50

    SKU: gb058

    Little booklet outlining the history of the more popular Irish Surnames.

    Please note that the range of names is limited to the selection listed below.

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  6. Book - Looking for Cymro

    Book - Looking for Cymro

    Regular Price: NZD$14.50

    Special Price: NZD$7.00

    SKU: gb059

    A delightful children story. Myfanwy Gonzalez Jones has come all the way from Patagonia in South America to the national Eisteddfod in Wales. She has a very special purpose - to find the best Cymro in the whole world. Learn More
  7. Book - Oatcakes to Otago

    Book - Oatcakes to Otago

    NZD$45.00

    SKU: gb060

    Oatcakes to Otago - A Chronicle of Dunedin's Scottish Heritage, by Donald Offwood. An historically based story of Scottish emigration to Otago, spanning five generations. This dramatised and historically correct history follows the Crawford family from the defeat of Bonnie Prince Charlie at the battle of Culloden in 1746, through the Highland Clearances, the famines and the great Disruption in the Scottish church, to their emigration to Otago on the Philip Lang in 1848. Learn More
  8. Book - Scottish Clan History

    Book - Scottish Clan History

    Regular Price: NZD$24.50

    Special Price: NZD$14.50

    SKU: gb1286

    The history of your clan including maps of the locations associated with your clan, notable clan members and a list of the septs associated with your clan name.

    Please note that the range of clans is limited to the selection listed below.

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  9. Book - Scottish Clan Mini Histories - Cumings

    Book - Scottish Clan Mini Histories - Cumings

    Regular Price: NZD$9.90

    Special Price: NZD$4.50

    SKU: gb063

    Pocket sized mini clan histories documenting The Origins of the clan and their place in Scotland's history.

    Please note that the range of clans is limited to the selection listed below.

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  10. Book - The Complete Poems and Songs of Robert Burns

    Book - The Complete Poems and Songs of Robert Burns

    NZD$59.50

    SKU: gb1281

    Collection of poetical works, the scope of which is as varied as it is entertaining. This book contains: The complete poems and song of Scotland's national bard, An introduction to Burns' works, A chronology of his life, A glossary of Scots words, Indexes ot titles and first lines. Big hardback book of 480 pages. Learn More
  11. Book - The Romance of Heraldry

    Book - The Romance of Heraldry

    Regular Price: NZD$9.50

    Special Price: NZD$4.50

    SKU: gb1282

    Small booklet (16 pages) which explains some of the history and meaning of heraldic arms. Learn More
  12. Book - Unpacking the Kists The Scots in New Zealand

    Book - Unpacking the Kists The Scots in New Zealand

    NZD$69.90

    SKU: gb1780

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    Unpacking the Kists. The Scots in New Zealand by Brad Patterson, Tom Brooking & Jim McAloon

    The first in-depth study of New Zealand’s Scots migrants and their impact on an evolving settler society.

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  13. DVD - Terry Wogan's Ireland

    DVD - Terry Wogan's Ireland

    Regular Price: NZD$32.50

    Special Price: NZD$20.00

    SKU: gbd3419

    After 40 years, Sir Terry Wogan returns to Ireland.

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  14. DVD Celtic Britain

    DVD Celtic Britain

    Regular Price: NZD$19.90

    Special Price: NZD$14.90

    SKU: gb12062204

    Three stories: Mysterious Britain, Wales - A Nationhood , Scotland Forever. Learn More
  15. Map - Castles of Scotland

    Map - Castles of Scotland

    Regular Price: NZD$31.50

    Special Price: NZD$15.00

    SKU: gb1284

    Great map to take on holiday with you if are a Castle-o-phile. Map identifies over 1200 castles, towers and fortified houses, with more than 50 of them illustrated. Learn More
  16. The Irish Gaelic Tattoo Book

    The Irish Gaelic Tattoo Book

    NZD$14.50

    SKU: gbbp995099883

    Does “An bhfuil cead agam dul go dtí an leithreas” mean “Always in my heart” or “May I go to the toilet”? If you’re not sure, you need this book! Learn how to incorporate Irish words into a tattoo design that honours the Celtic language and culture of Ireland – and avoid a tattoo nightmare!

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  17. The Scottish Gaelic Tattoo Book

    The Scottish Gaelic Tattoo Book

    NZD$14.50

    SKU: gbbp995099807

    Scottish Gaelic words and phrases suitable for tattoos. Includes a glossary of nearly 400 authentic Scottish Gaelic words and phrases.

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