Arran: A History

Arran: A History


Arran is an archaeological and geological treasure trove of gorgeous scenic attractiveness and this booklet supplies an unique, interesting, and entire account of its lengthy and eventful background, from the runic inscriptions that inform of a centuries-old Viking profession to the rise of agriculture and tourism within the region through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Arran’s historical past stretches again to the good stone circles—more than 5,000 years old—whose remnants nonetheless beautify the plains of Machrie. This accomplished account discusses various themes, together with King Robert the Bruce's successful comeback in 1307, the savage dynastic struggles of medieval Scotland, and the half Arran performed in the course of the business Revolution.

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