Tracing your Scottish
A multimedia CD-ROM for
Windows and Macintosh, The History of the Highland Clans combines sixteen essays on
various aspects of Highland history, society and culture with histories, heraldry and
tartans of over 70 individual Scottish Highland clans.
Interactive clan maps reveal the changing fortunes of each clan over time.
Four sections - Clans - Essays - Maps - Gallery - are set out in a rich multimedia
environment complete with original music.
Essays include: Ancient Peoples; Druids; Celtic Christianity; Somerled; the MacDonald
Lordship of the Isles; the Highlands 1100-1700; Gaelic Literature; Highland Dress;
Fosterage; and What is Clanship?
The disc also contains the full contents of the first (and best) "clan book",
the Victorian classic "The Clans of the Scottish Highlands" published by James
Logan and R.R. McIan in the 1840s. Easy to use interface and navigation
tools. A special feature lets you install your favourite tartan on your
computer's desktop as a wallpaper!