Dùthchas / Mull Place Names

Place name articles in Mull’s ‘Round & About’ monthly print magazine by Alasdair C. MacIlleBhàin (Whyte). Available to buy in local shops.

Mull Museum

Museum, library and archive, Tobermory, Isle of Mull.

A History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland

A history of the native woodlands of Scotland, 1500-1920 by TC Smout, AR MacDonald & F Watson. A great overview of how we’ve lived with woodlands over the last several hundred years.

The Gaelic Otherworld

John Gregorson Campbell’s folklore collections of superstitions, beliefs and spirituality from the Gàidhealtachd. ed. Ronald Black.

The Scottish Clearances

The Scottish Clearances: A History of the Dispossessed by T.M. Devine. ‘Takes the reader by the hand through the prickly jungle of clearance and dispossession’

On the Other Side of Sorrow

On the Other Side of Sorrow: Nature and People in the Scottish Highlands by James Hunter. Rich in history and Gaelic songs / poetry.

Resisting Dismissal

Resisting Dismissal in the Gàidhealtachd – essay on Gael identity by Gordon Camshron (paywall)

On ‘Cultural Darning & Mending’

On ‘Cultural Darning and Mending’: Creative responses to Ceist and Fhearainn / The Land Question in the Gàidhealtachd – essay by Raghnaid Sandilands and Mairi McFadyen (paywall)

Awakening of the Gaelic Nation

‘The Creation of the Gaelic Society of Inverness and an Awakening of the Gaelic Nation in Scotland in the Late 19th Century’ – talk on Gaelic identity and activist by Iain MacKinnon

The Making Of The Crofting Community

The Making of The Crofting Community by James Hunter. This award winning book is an essential introduction to some of the central themes of Scotland’s history

Decolonising Your Practice

Top 10 tips to start decolonising your practice. Blog post by Tehmina Goskar / Curatorial Research Centre

Decolonising Glossary

‘Decolonising Glossary’ – document developed by the Curatorial Research Centre

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