Search - List of Books by Ian Mitchell

Ian Mitchell is a Scottish author, who grew up mainly in South Africa. He is the author of Isles of the West: a Hebridean Voyage and Isles of the North: a Voyage to the Realms of the Norse. Both books are concerned with apparently virtuous environmental NGO's which operate in rural Scotland but which, in the point of view of the author, actually do damage to it. Mitchell is a critic of bodies like the RSPB and Scottish Natural Heritage, and has compared aspects of their behavior to that of the Nazis[1].

Mitchell was founder and director of an organisation called People Too, described by him as an "organisation founded to defend rural communities from the imposts of centralised bureaucracy". With the relocation of Scottish Natural Heritage to Inverness, People Too relocated the headquarers of the conservation bureaucracy to a rural area (though most of the Edinburgh staff resigned rather than move into the community they had been administering). It accordingly decided to disband.

Mitchell has also written a book called The Cost of a Reputation, about the Aldington-Tolstoy libel trial which took place in London in 1989 and which concerned a controversial British Army operation in May 1945 by which tens of thousands of Cossack and Yugoslav refugees from Stalin and Tito were handed over, for the most part illegally, to the dictators. Best estimates are that half of them subsequently perished at the hands of the Communists. The book mainly concerns the London trial, at which, the late Lord Aldington, who had issued the illegal orders in 1945 as Staff Brigadier, perjured himself. In this, as an ex-Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party, he was assisted by both the Foreign Office and the Ministry of Defense.

Mitchell is currently working on what he describes as an indoor travel book about the judges and courts in Scotland, to be called The Justice Factory. He lived for fifteen years on the Hebridean island of Islay, where he has three children. He now lives in Moscow.
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Total Books: 31
The Justice Factory Show me the judge and I'll tell you the law
2014 - The Justice Factory Show Me the Judge and I'll Tell You the Law (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781496146489
ISBN-10: 1496146484
Genres: Reference, Law

National 5 Physics Student Book
2014 - National 5 Physics Student Book (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780007504664
ISBN-10: 0007504667
Genres: Children's Books, Reference

Isles of the North
2011 - Isles of the North (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781841589442
ISBN-10: 1841589446
Genres: Reference, Travel, Law, Politics & Social Sciences

Winter in Berlin
2010 - Winter in Berlin (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781906817107
ISBN-10: 1906817103

How to  Quit the Day Job Life Change Strategies for Economically Tough Times
2009 - How to Quit the Day Job Life Change Strategies for Economically Tough Times [safely] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781842181676
ISBN-10: 184218167X

100 Science Lessons for Year 5 with CD-Rom
2007 - 100 Science Lessons for Year 5 with Cd-rom (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780439945073
ISBN-10: 0439945070

Biological Basis of Behaviour
2007 - Biological Basis of Behaviour (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781846588099
ISBN-10: 184658809X

Reducing and Recycling Waste in Schools
2005 - Reducing and Recycling Waste in Schools [Green shoots series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781857411850
ISBN-10: 1857411854

2002 - Frogs [food Raised in Organic Gardens in Schools - Green Shoots Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781857410792
ISBN-10: 1857410793

100 Science Homework Activities for Years 5 and 6
2002 - 100 Science Homework Activities for Years 5 and 6 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780590537254
ISBN-10: 0590537253

The cost of a reputation Aldington versus Tolstoy  the causes course and consequences of the notorious libel case
On the Trail of Queen Victoria in the Highlands
2000 - On the Trail of Queen VIctoria in the Highlands [On the Trail of Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780946487790
ISBN-10: 0946487790
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History

Spiritual Intelligence
1999 - Spiritual Intelligence (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780747546764
ISBN-10: 0747546762

Mountain Days  Bothy Nights
1999 - Mountain Days Bothy Nights [Walk with Luath] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780946487158
ISBN-10: 0946487154
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Travel

Scotland's Mountains Before Mountaineers
1999 - Scotland's Mountains Before Mountaineers [Walk with Luath] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780946487394
ISBN-10: 0946487391
Genres: History, Sports & Outdoors

1998 - Glasgow [Baxter Guides] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780947782801
ISBN-10: 094778280X
Genres: History, Travel

The Child in the Centre Seventy-Five Years at the Alberta Children's Hospital
1997 - The Child in the Centre Seventy-five Years at the Alberta Children's Hospital (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781895176995
ISBN-10: 1895176999
Genre: History

Selkirkshire in Old Photographs
1989 - Selkirkshire in Old Photographs [Britain in Old Photographs] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780862996871
ISBN-10: 0862996872
Genres: Arts & Photography, History, Travel

Kabul Contract
1978 - Kabul Contract (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780709169246
ISBN-10: 0709169248

Old Gold Road
1977 - Old Gold Road (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780709162148
ISBN-10: 0709162146

Dove of War
Dove of War (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780709184782
ISBN-10: 0709184786