In the first half of the 19th century, thousands of women and girls were employed throughout Orkney plaiting straw. 'The Strawplaiters of Orkney' reveals the forgotten history of the working lives of women and girls in the islands. By Fiona Grahame. Paperback.
A comprehensive account of the Ness of Brodgar excavations. The 3rd volume in the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute research series, featuring contributions from institute staff as well as specialists from around the world. Edited by Nick Card, Mark Edmonds & Anne Mitchell. Hardback.
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