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  • The Highland Clans

    The Highland Clans
    av Alistair Moffat

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500290842

    The story of the Highland clans is a gripping one, full of celebrated names and heroic deeds. It is also, as Alistair Moffat reveals, the story of a fearless people, shaped by the unique traditions and landscape of the Scottish Highlands. Here, he t…

  • To the Island of Tides

    To the Island of Tides
    av Alistair Moffat

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786896346

    In To the Island of Tides, Alistair Moffat travels to - and through the history of - the fated island of Lindisfarne. Known by the Romans as Insula Medicata and famous for its monastery, it even survived Viking raids. Today the isle maintains its po…

  • To the Island of Tides

    To the Island of Tides
    av Alistair Moffat

    Övrigt - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786896322

    In To the Island of Tides, Alistair Moffat travels to - and through the history of - the fated island of Lindisfarne. Walking from his home in the Borders, through the historical landscape of Scotland and northern England, he takes us on a pilgrimag…

  • The Great Tapestry of Scotland

    The Great Tapestry of Scotland
    av Alistair Moffat

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780271330

    The brainchild of bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith, historian Alistair Moffat and artist Andrew Crummy, the Great Tapestry of Scotland is an outstanding celebration of thousands of years of Scottish history and achievement, from the end of…

  • The Great Tapestry of Scotland

    The Great Tapestry of Scotland
    av Alistair Moffat

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780277097

    The brainchild of bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith, historian Alistair Moffat and artist Andrew Crummy, the Great Tapestry of Scotland is an outstanding celebration of thousands of years of Scottish history and achievement, from the end of…

  • The Hidden Ways

    The Hidden Ways
    av Alistair Moffat

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786891037

    Shortlisted for the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards In The Hidden Ways, Alistair Moffat traverses the lost paths of Scotland - its Roman roads tramped by armies, its byways and pilgrim routes, drove roads and railways, turnpikes and sea roads…

  • The Hidden Ways

    The Hidden Ways
    av Alistair Moffat

    Övrigt - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786891013

    Shortlisted for the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards In The Hidden Ways, Alistair Moffat traverses the lost paths of Scotland. Down Roman roads tramped by armies, warpaths and pilgrim routes, drove roads and rail roads, turnpikes and sea roads,…

  • In Search of Angels

    In Search of Angels
    av Alistair Moffat

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780276724

    Longlisted for The Highland Book Prize 2020 Fourteen centuries ago, Irish saints brought the Word of God to the Hebrides and Scotland’s Atlantic shore. These ‘white martyrs’ sought solitude, remoteness, even harshness, in places ap…

  • String Processing and Information Retrieval

    String Processing and Information Retrieval

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783540890966

    This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on String Processing and Information Retrieval, SPIRE 2008, held in Melbourne, Australia, in November 2008. The 25 revised full papers presented together with 2 invit…

  • Managing Gigabytes

    Managing Gigabytes
    av Ian H. Witten

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558605701

    In this fully updated second edition of the highly acclaimed Managing Gigabytes, authors Witten, Moffat, and Bell continue to provide unparalleled coverage of state-of-the-art techniques for compressing and indexing data. Whatever your field, if you…

  • The Wall

    The Wall
    av Alistair Moffat

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780274553

    Hadrian’s Wall is the largest, most spectacular and one of the most enigmatic historical monument in Britain. Nothing else approaches its vast scale: a land wall running 73 miles from east to west and a sea wall stretching at least 26 miles do…

  • Britain's DNA Journey

    Britain's DNA Journey
    av Alistair Moffat

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780276298

    In an epic narrative, sometimes moving, sometimes astonishing, always revealing, Moffat writes an entirely new history of Britain. Instead of the usual parade of the usual suspects - kings, queens, saints, warriors and the notorious - this is a peop…

  • The Borders

    The Borders
    av Alistair Moffat

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780275543

    This is the story of the border: a place of beginnings and endings, of differences and similarities. It is the story of England and Scotland, told not from the remoteness of London or Edinburgh or in the tired terms of national histories, but up clo…

  • Compression and Coding Algorithms

    Compression and Coding Algorithms
    av Alistair Moffat

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792376682

    Compression and Coding Algorithms describes in detail the coding mechanisms that are available for use in data compression systems. The well known Huffman coding technique is one mechanism, but there have been many others developed over the past few…

  • Before Scotland

    Before Scotland
    av Alistair Moffat

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500287958

    The story of the land that became Scotland is one of dramatic geological events and impressive human endeavour. Alistair Moffat’s gripping narrative ranges from the great thaw at the end of the Ice Age – which was instrumental in shaping…

  • Hawick

    Hawick
    av Alistair Moffat

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780272290

    As Hawick celebrates the 500th anniversary of the fight at Hornshole, the first stirrings of the defining traditions of the common riding, Alistair Moffat takes the narrative much further back into the mists of prehistory, to the time of the Romans,…

  • The Great Tapestry of Scotland

    The Great Tapestry of Scotland
    av Alistair Moffat

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780276472

    The Great Tapestry of Scotland is an outstanding celebration of thousands of years of Scottish history and achievement, from the end of the last Ice Age to Dolly the Sheep and Andy Murry's Wimbledon victory of 2013. The 1000+ stitches spent a total…

  • The Great Tapestry of Scotland

    The Great Tapestry of Scotland
    av Alistair Moffat

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780271606

    The brainchild of bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith, historian Alistair Moffat and artist Andrew Crummy, the Great Tapestry of Scotland is an outstanding celebration of thousands of years of Scottish history and achievement, from the end of…

  • String Processing and Information Retrieval

    String Processing and Information Retrieval

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030004781

    This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on String Processing and Information Retrieval, SPIRE 2018, held in Lima, Peru, in October 2018. The 22 full papers and 6 short papers presented were carefully review…

  • Night Before Morning

    Night Before Morning

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780277370

    The Night Before Morning is a gripping, page-turning thriller based on an alternative version of events at the end of the Second World War in the vein of Robert Harris and John Buchan. Alistair Moffat has created a chilling post-1945 world where Bri…

  • Who Built Scotland

    Who Built Scotland
    av Alexander McCall Smith, Alistair Moffat

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849172721

    Kathleen Jamie, Alexander McCall Smith, Alistair Moffat, James Robertson and James Crawford travel across the country to tell the story of the nation, unravelling the places, people and passions that have had an enduring impact on the landscape and…

  • The Secret History of Here

    The Secret History of Here
    av Alistair Moffat

    Övrigt - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781838851132

    The Secret History of Here is the story of a single place, a farm in the Scottish Borders. The site on which Alistair Moffat's farm now stands has been occupied since pre-historic times. The fields have turned up ancient arrow heads, stone spindles,…

  • Scotland: A History from Earliest Times

    Scotland: A History from Earliest Times
    av Alistair Moffat

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780274386

    From the Ice Age to the recent Scottish Referendum, historian and author Alistair Moffat explores the history of the Scottish nation. As well as focusing on key moments in the nation's history such as the Battle of Bannockburn and the Jacobite Risin…

  • The Faded Map

    The Faded Map
    av Alistair Moffat

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841589589

    Modern communications have driven motorways and pylons through the countryside, dwarfed us with TV and telephone masts and drastically altered the way in which we move around, see and understand Scotland. Recent politics and logistics have establish…

  • Bannockburn

    Bannockburn
    av Alistair Moffat

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780272795

    As 8,000 Scottish soldiers, most of them spearmen, faced 18,000 English infantrymen, archers and mounted knights in June 1314 near the Bannock Burn, many would have thought that the result a foregone conclusion. But two days later, the English were…

  • The Reivers

    The Reivers
    av Alistair Moffat

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780274454

    From the early fourteenth century to the end of the sixteenth, the Anglo-Scottish borderlands witnessed one of the most intense periods of warfare and disorder ever seen in modern Europe. As a consequence of near-constant conflict between England an…

  • Scotland's Last Frontier

    Scotland's Last Frontier
    av Alistair Moffat

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780273310

    The Highland Line is the most profound internal boundary in Britain. First recognised by Agricola in the first century AD (parts of its most northerly portion mark the furthest north the Romans got) it divides the country both geologically and cultu…

  • Compression and Coding Algorithms

    Compression and Coding Algorithms
    av Alistair Moffat

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781461353126

    Compression and Coding Algorithms describes in detail the coding mechanisms that are available for use in data compression systems. The well known Huffman coding technique is one mechanism, but there have been many others developed over the past few…

  • The Wall

    The Wall
    av Alistair Moffat

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841587899

    Hadrian's Wall is the largest, most spectacular and one of the most enigmatic historical monument in Britain. Nothing else approaches its vast scale: a land wall running 73 miles from east to west and a sea wall stretching at least 26 miles down the…

  • Who Built Scotland

    Who Built Scotland
    av Alexander McCall Smith, Alistair Moffat

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849172240

    In Who Built Scotland, the authors pick 25 buildings to tell the history of a nation. In vivid travelogues, they explore Scotland's social, political and cultural heritage, placing our people, ideas and passions at the heart of our architecture and…

  • Algorithms and Computations

    Algorithms and Computations

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783540605737

    This book presents the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Algorithms and Computation, ISAAC '95, held in Cairns, Australia, in December 1995. The 45 revised full papers presented together with the abstracts of three invited t…

  • The Scots

    The Scots
    av Alistair Moffat

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780274447

    History has always mattered to Scots, and rarely more so than now at the outset of a new century, with a new census appearing in 2011 and after more than ten years of a new parliament. An almost limitless archive of our history lies hidden inside ou…