Scotland: A New History

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Pimlico, 1992 - 506 Seiten
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Columba, Bannockburn, Robert Bruce, the nobles, Home Rule, Kenneth mac Alpin, the Wars of Independence, the union of the crowns, Mary, Queen of Scots, the Convenanters, the Reformation, Flodden, the industrial revolution, James VI, Thomas Chalmers, the union of parliaments, John Knox, the Canmore dynasty, Glencoe, the Enlightenment, the Highland Clearances, devolution, the Jacobites... Scotlandis the first full-length, one-volume history of the country for more than twenty years. It spans twenty centuries, from the Picts to the present day. It is thrilling, comprehensive, provocative and timely.

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Nutzerbericht  - Speesh - LibraryThing

It was perhaps a mistake on my part to try and read this one all in one go, like it was a novel. A novel it most certainly isn’t and I can’t blame the author for that, it’s my mistake to think of it ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - noramunro - LibraryThing

This is, despite its age, still the best single-volume history of Scotland available. It's criminal that it's not in print in the U.S. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Über den Autor (1992)

Michael Lynch, who was born in Aberdeen and is a graduate of the Universities of Aberdeen and London, has taught in the University of Wales and is now Senior Lecturer in the Department of Scottish History at the University of Edinburgh. He has published books on Edinburgh and the Reformation, Mary, Queen of Scots, and Scottish burghs in both medieval and early modern periods, as well as articles on a range of topics from intellectual to economic history. He is past editor of the ecclesiastical history journal, The Innes Review, and literary editor of the Scottish History Society.

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