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Eigg an island landscape : the story of Eigg and its people by Susanna Wade Martins

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Published by Countryside Pub. in Scotland .
Written in English

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Statementby Susanna Wade Martins ; photographs by Stephen Sankey.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 91/11799 (D)
The Physical Object
Pagination58 p. :
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2473659M
ISBN 100951028510
LC Control Number87203766

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  The early years of the Trust were not riven with conflict, but the historian Camille Dressler revealed some tensions in her book Eigg: the Story of an Island. Eigg: The Story of an Island Eigg, one of the islands of the Inner Hebrides off the West coast of Scotland, has an interesting history. Following the ownership battle for the island in , this text tells the story of Eigg, from its earliest inhabitants to the present, detailing its recently-acquired independence and community ownership.5/5(1). Books set in Isle of Eigg, Scotland: [Eigg: The Story of an Island, The Small Isles: Canna, Rum, Eigg, and Muck, The Small Isles, Eigg - An Island. This book gives a comprehensive and colourful picture of how the islanders reacted and survived, and shows how Eigg’s cultural heritage captured the imagination of a community in transition seeking to preserve its island identity.5/5(1).

The Isle of Eigg is one of the most beautiful Hebridean Islands. About five miles long by three miles wide, Eigg lies 10 miles off the Scottish West coast, South of the Isle of Skye. The island has a fascinating history, superb wildlife and a vibrant community. The island is owned by the Isle of Eigg [ ]. Eigg: The Story of an Island. Author:Dressler, Camille. Book Binding:Paperback / softback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World . Camille Dressler, the island historian in Eigg, has done a superb job in telling the recent history of her island. The story of the community buy-out, which was successful in June , is told extensively. Since the book was first published, Eigg has made progress at a breathtaking pace, leaving the years of stagnation far behind/5. To get to the Isle of Eigg, you catch a ferry! Please note that visitors cannot bring their vehicle to Eigg* – part of the joy of visiting our island is leaving your car behind. Caledonian Macbrayne operates the Small Isles ferry service from Mallaig to Eigg, Muck, Rum and Canna all year round. Additionally, from late [ ].

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