Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Camanachd! by Roger Hutchinson

But in this book, the first full history of shinty, the author shows how the game stubbornly survived in Highland glens and on island shores, in public parks as far afield as Wimbledon and Edinburgh, until a series of memorable exhibition matches, one hundred years ago, led to the foundation of the Camanachd Association, a constitutional body which has led shinty, preserving it against all the odds as one of the last great amateur sports into the age of sponsorship, national press attention and TV coverage. Camanachd! was originally published by Mainstream in 1989. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated.

Buy Camanachd! by Roger Hutchinson from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781841583266
ISBN-10: 184158326X
Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
Imprint: Birlinn Ltd
Publisher: Birlinn General
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Camanachd! by Roger Hutchinson

Book Reviews - Camanachd! by Roger Hutchinson

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Camanachd! book by Roger Hutchinson and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Roger Hutchinson

Roger Hutchinson is an award-winning author and journalist. After working as an editor in London, in 1977 he joined the West Highland Free Press in Skye. Since then he has published thirteen books, including Polly: The True Story Behind Whisky Galore; an acclaimed literary biography of James Boswell; a definitive history of the 1966 World Cup; and a life of Aleister Crowley. He is still attached to the WHFP as editor and columnist, and has written for BBC Radio, The Scotsman, the Guardian, The Herald and the Literary Review. He lives on the Hebridean island of Raasay.

Books By Roger Hutchinson

Butcher, the Baker, the Candlestick-Maker by Roger Hutchinson
Paperback, December 2017
$22.49
Martyrs by Roger Hutchinson
Paperback, October 2015
$24.98
St Kilda by Roger Hutchinson
Paperback, October 2015
$19.21
Silent Weaver by Roger Hutchinson
Paperback, September 2011
$17.29