A History Of Scotland
Paperback. Pub Date: 1984 08 Pages: 416 Publisher: Penguin This is a history that is equally entertaining and Enlightening illustrating all of the CHANGES of Power and intricacies that are necessary to understand the interrelation between England and Scotland and the Highland and Lowland populations. It shows how Duncan (1034-40) emerged from 'the union of the four people' as the first king of a united Scotland and provides detailed.
Scotland is one of the oldest countries in the world with a vivid and diverse past. Yet the stories and figures that dominate Scottish history - tales of failure, submission, thwarted ambition and tragedy - often badly serve this great nation, overshadowing the rich tapestry of her intricate past. Historian Neil Oliver presents a compelling new portrait of Scottish history, peppered with action, high drama and centuries of turbulence that have helped to shape modern Scotland.
New Edition - An anthology of 2,000 years of Scottish history. "In a year which will see the Scots vote on independence, this book is a timely reminder of their country's fascinating past". (Independent). "History caught on the hoof and the wing by those who were actually there - a brilliant selection". (Andrew Marr). A vivid, wide-ranging and engrossing account of Scotland's history, composed of eye-witness accounts by those who experienced it first-hand.