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A MacBrayne Memoir

£9.99

Product description

The main part of this book is a collection of memories of the company, until 1973 David MacBrayne Ltd., based on the recollections of people who either themselves worked for the firm or who were related to people who did. Illustrations include material from family collections and archives. There are also, from older sources, glimpses of what it was like to be a passenger on board and a look at the part MacBraynes and its predecessors played in the development of tourism in the West Highlands. Other chapters consider economic and political questions affecting the Company and, from contemporary material, attempt to explain why matters evolved as they did. Contents page in photo attached.

Numerous fascinating photos/images, in both colour and b/w. Supported by detailed text. By way of a social and economic history, not just the story of one company.

A very clean copy.

Item details

Author(s):
Patton, Brian
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
17 x 24 cm.
Edition:
First (and only?) 2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780956428806
Number of pages:
282
Publisher:
Brian Patton
Title:
A MacBrayne Memoir

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The main part of this book is a collection of memories of the company, until 1973 David MacBrayne Ltd., based on the recollections of people who either themselves worked for the firm or who were related to people who did. Illustrations include material from family collections and archives. There are also, from older sources, glimpses of what it was like to be a passenger on board and a look at the part MacBraynes and its predecessors played in the development of tourism in the West Highlands. Other chapters consider economic and political questions affecting the Company and, from contemporary material, attempt to explain why matters evolved as they did. Contents page in photo attached.

Numerous fascinating photos/images, in both colour and b/w. Supported by detailed text. By way of a social and economic history, not just the story of one company.

A very clean copy.

Author(s):
Patton, Brian
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
17 x 24 cm.
Edition:
First (and only?) 2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780956428806
Number of pages:
282
Publisher:
Brian Patton
Title:
A MacBrayne Memoir

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