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Canna: The Story of a Hebridean Island by John Lorne Campbell,Hugh Cheape

By John Lorne Campbell,Hugh Cheape

This is the definitive heritage of Canna, probably the most appealing of all of the Scottish islands. Fertile and with a sheltered harbour, Canna has performed an incredible half within the tale of the Hebrides.

After the Reformation the island was once of substantial significance to the Irish Franciscan project of the 1620s and likewise the Jacobite risings sooner than it used to be swept up within the tragedies of depopulation and clearances of the 19th century.

Gifted to the nationwide belief in 1981, the island is at present present process whatever of a revival, with the production of the St Edward Centre on Sanday, and the proposed advancements of Canna apartment.

Recent archaeological surveys and ancient learn has exposed a lot new proof concerning the island. Hugh Cheape of the Royal Museum of Scotland, who has been in detail concerned about the Canna undertaking, has absolutely edited the ebook. New contributions either replace and fill out the account of the island.

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