Scotland

Scottish Life and Society: Transport and Communication

Date: 
4 Jan 2010

Eric has contributed a chapter to Scottish Life and Society: Transport and Communication

This is Volume 8 of a 14 part set, available from Birlinn Limited

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Suffragists and Suffragettes in Scotland

Start : 
18 Nov 2008 (All day)
End : 
18 Dec 2008 (All day)
Type: 
Workshop
Location: 

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

Workshop for Teachers.

Scotland's Empire

Start : 
30 Jun 2004 (All day)
Type: 
TV
Location: 

BBC Scotland

Episode 2 - The West Indies.

The Scots at Sea

Start : 
25 Jun 2004 (All day)
Type: 
TV
Location: 

BBC Scotland

With 18,500 kilometres of coastline, and the sea lochs and firths cutting deep into the land, no Scot lives further than 45 miles from a tidal shore. Making a living from the sea, seafaring adventures, emigration, shipbuilding, foreign trade (legal and illegal) and tourism have played their part in shaping the history of the Scottish people.

The Ferries to the Isles 1

Start : 
21 Dec 2006 (All day)
Type: 
Radio
Location: 

Radio Scotland

Kidnap, Coercion and Ransom

Start : 
14 Feb 2007 (All day)
Type: 
Talk
Location: 

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh.

Author Eric Graham recounts the famous tale of abduction and revenge told be the Edinburgh celebrity 'Indian Pete' Williamson which was believed to be the inspiration for Stevenson's Kidnapped.

Long John Silver and Robert Louis Stevenson

Start : 
20 Feb 2007 (All day)
Type: 
Talk
Location: 

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh.

The model for Robert Louis Stevenson's immortal pirate character Long John Silver and his band of old cut-throats is traced back through pirate history.

Trading Truth

Start : 
19 Mar 2007 (All day)
Type: 
Radio
Location: 

Radio Scotland

1707 - In the footsteps of Defoe

Start : 
4 Apr 2007 (All day)
Type: 
Radio
Location: 

BBC Radio 4.

BBC Radio 4 Listing

Scotland's First Black Educator Thomas Jenkins

Start : 
31 Aug 2007 (All day)
Type: 
TV
Location: 

ITV Border news.

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