Scotland: A New History
Pimlico, 1992 - 506 Seiten
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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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - 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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - 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