Villages of Fife
By (author) Raymond Lamont-Brown
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Villages of Fife by Raymond Lamont-Brown
Book DescriptionThis work is an account of the people of Fife and their village and Hamlet communities from medieval times to the present day. Fife has seen many major events in Scottish history, and this work covers the places, parishes and people; their leaders, labour and leisure and the part all strata of village society played in the vibrant county with the pretentions of a kingdom. From Kingbarns to Saline and from Wormit to Dysart, this work reveals the myriads of villages and how they developed, showing how they are as alive today as they ever were, still contributing to the ongoing story of Fife. It covers all of Fife's villages and hamlets and is arranged in a reader-friendly A-Z format, allowing each settlement to be located and enjoyed separately or as part of a wider specific area.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780859765725
(216mm x 138mm x mm)
Imprint: John Donald Publishers Ltd
Publisher: John Donald Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Nov-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Raymond Lamont-Brown
Raymond Lamont Brown is a well-known author and lecturer, with a wide range of interests. During the 1960s he studied at the School of Oriental and African Studies at London University and lived for some time in Japan. Later he lectured at the universities of St Andrews and Dundee and is a regular contributor on BBC Radio Scotland. As well as writing a great deal of local history, Raymond Lamont Brown has written books on Robert Burns, Mary, Queen of Scots, as well as several books of military history. He lives in Broughty Ferry.
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