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REPRINTING DUE APRIL 2018

Scottish History

WEE GUIDE

Martin Coventry

Excellent introduction to all the important events and people in Scottish history, with more than 200 great places to visit, enhanced by numerous maps and b&w photos, places to visit fully updated for the 7th printing.

Scottish History | Wee Guide | Martin Coventry | Goblinshead | 9781899874019 Scottish History | Wee Guide | Martin Coventry | Goblinshead | 9781899874019

Reprinted and places to visit completely updated 2018 (7th printing).

 

Scottish history is peppered with dark deeds, desperate battles, struggles against vastly superior forces, a few notable heroes, many more notorious villains.

 

With photos and maps and organised chronlogically this concise and popular Wee Guide describes all the key events and people that shaped Scotland, from St Columba to St Margaret, from Macbeth to Malcolm Canmore, from William Wallace to Robert the Bruce, from Mary Queen of Scots to James VI, from Bonnie Prince Charlie to Robert Burns.

 

Also included are more than 200 fascinating prehistoric sites, castles, churches, mansions, battlefields, museums and heritage sites to visit, along with details of opening and websites, now comprehsnively revised and updated for this latest reprint.

Contents

 

List of maps and illustrations

Acknowledgements and Useful Contacts

How to use this book

Introduction

 

PART ONE: ANCIENT TIMES

The First Peoples

The Making of the Kingdom

Places to Visit: Ancient Times

 

PART TWO: THE MIDDLE AGES

Sons of Canmore

The Wars of Independence

Earlier Stewart Monarchs

Later Stewart Monarchs

Places to Visit: Churches and Abbeys

Places to Visit: Castles

 

PART THREE: MODERN TIMES

The Jacobite Risings

To the Present

Places to Visit: Modern Times

 

Index

Places to Visit Index

Paperback £3.95

ISBN: 9781899874019

Series: Wee Guides

Extent: 96 text pp

Illus: 63 b&w photos and maps

Dimensions: 180 mm high x 110 mm wide x 5 mm thick

Weight: 98g

 

Printed by Bell and Bain in Glasgow, Scotland

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