Midlothian Mayhem: Murder, Miners and the Military in Old Midlothian (Large Print / Paperback)

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Murders, riots, strikes and runaway horses. Midlothian in the 18th and 19th centuries was an interesting place to live.

This book introduces the reader to the hard lives of the colliers, the birth of the rural police force and the impact the army had on life in the county south of Scotland's capital city. Highwaymen and grave robbers, footpads and murderers, illicit distillers and murderous poachers; all lived or worked in Midlothian at a time when Scotland was changing from a rural to an industrial nation.

Midlothian Mayhem opens the door to this time and place, giving you a view of this fascinating area through different eyes.

This is the large print edition of Midlothian Mayhem, with a larger font / typeface for easier reading.



Product Details
ISBN: 9784867457627
ISBN-10: 4867457620
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Next Chapter
Publication Date: May 5th, 2021
Pages: 416
Language: English