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Recommended Reading for Communiteers!

June 5, 2012

 Community Ownership of land in the Highlands and Islands of ScotlandFrom the Low Tide of the Sea to the Highest Mountain Top
by James Hunter

with photographs by Cailean Maclean

Community Ownership of Land in the Highlands and Islands

In recent years, communities in the Scottish Highlands and Islands have taken ownership of more than half a million acres – an area equivalent to that of an English county like Nottinghamshire or West Yorkshire. In places long characterised by contracting economies and shrinking populations, this remarkable development has resulted in new homes, new businesses, greatly enhanced self-confidence and the attraction of lots of new residents.

ISBN 978-1-907443-28-2

On sale from the Ceilidh Place Bookshop or direct from Islands Book Trust

http://www.theislandsbooktrust.com/store/books/from-the-low-tide-of-the-sea-to-the-highest-mountain-top/

 

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