6 edition of History of Scotland (Cambridge historical series) found in the catalog.
by Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
Written in English
What is a good book about the history of Scotland? A websearch gives us: 1.] A History of Scotland: Look Behind the Mist and Myth of Scottish History by Neil Oliver, probably a popular view. 2.] Scotland: The Story of a Nation by Magnus Magnusson. Scotland's Story A History of Scotland for Boys and Girls By H. E. Marshall; Mountain Moor and Loch Illustrated by Pen and Pencil on the route of the West Highland Railway with illustrations () Globe Readers These are 5 books that were compiled by Professor Murison when he was Master of English at The Grammar School in Aberdeen.
The history of the books became an acknowledged academic discipline in the s, Contributors to the discipline include specialists from the fields of textual scholarship, codicology, bibliography, philology, palaeography, art history, social history and cultural key purpose is to demonstrate that the book as an object, not just the text contained within it, is a . A Haverin’ History of Scotland takes an irreverent look at Scottish history. The book is a chronological narrative of Scotland’s long and impressive history, from the highs of Bannockburn to the lows of Flodden, Culloden and the decision to cancel.
Unless you are interested in the history of Scotland and you don't mind a book that reads like a text book, then it's not for you. flag Like see review. Iain Watson added it The History of Scotland (Penguin History) by J. D. Mackie () flag Like /5. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books. Get Textbooks on Google Play. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. history of scotland to the present time, Volume 1.
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Wars of Scottish Independence: A History from Beginning to End (Scottish History Book 2) Hourly History. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ # DK Eyewitness Scotland (Travel Guide) DK Eyewitness. A History of Scotland: Look Behind the Mist and Myth of Scottish History Neil Oliver.
out of 5 stars Paperback. History of Scotland is not a subject attempted by the faint of heart, but this is as detailed and comprehensive as possible for one volume. As a compendium of Scottish names, dates, places, and backstories it's very instructive, but this effort could be materially improved with regional or local maps of important places and by: 3.
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Calling history authors. Authors, have you published a history or archaeology book (fiction or non fiction) that you’d like to promote to a worldwide audience of history enthusiasts. Neil Oliver, archeologist, historian, broadcaster and native Scot has written an captivating journey through Scotland's history.
Oliver begins the book by stating "that Scotland's history belongs to every on of us: to all who live there now as well as to any whose family trees stretch a root all the way back to the old country from wherever they find 4/5. Both are roughly the same size in terms of page count, but 'A History of Scotland' in a sense covers less but more deeply: it stops in the s ('Scotland: A History' stops 30 years later) and contains only history (unlike the two thematic chapters — one, on the Scottish diaspora, rather thin in terms of content and the other, on Scottish Cited by: In the style of a coffee table book with well-written entries on historical and archaeological topics.
Fiona Watson’s Scotland from Pre-History to the Present () is worth a look. Scotland The Best Places Peter Irvine Not really a history book but this is a great best-of book, with wonderful photos of Peter’s favourite places.
Buy A History Of Scotland First Paperback Edition by Neil Oliver (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). The definitive history of Scotland, "told as a tale from its beginnings up to now" (The Observer).Hailed as a “vast, superb history [that] relates Scotland’s past over a dozen millennia” (Kirkus Reviews), Magnusson draws on a great deal of modern scholarship to redefine a nation’s charts the long struggle toward nationhood, explores the roots of the Cited by: History of Scotland Books.
See product details. Customers also bought Top rated See more price £ 4. £ 4. In Search of Scotland By H V Morton (Methuen) Morton (), a Fleet Street reporter who covered the opening of Tutankhamun’s tomb inwent on to become one of the most prolific.
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The Honours of Scotland. The Honours of Scotland tells the turbulent story of the Honours – Scotland’s crown jewels – and the equally dramatic tale of.
Before reading this book, I had almost no knowledge about Scotland and its history. Well, this book certainly changed that fact. Mitchison covers a very large time period (approximately a millennium) in a relatively short book (around pages).
As such, the writing is quite dense, and it isn't riveting as some other history books are/5. Clan and Castle: Some of the most powerful dynasties in Scotland’s history came from humble clan beginnings. The more powerful families built the castles that dominate Scotland’s landscape.
This book focuses on the stories of seven prominent clans, featuring extensive illustrations and vivid stories. Your recommendations. Scottish History Books by Edinburgh University Press.
The Edinburgh University Press office is closed. Most staff are working from home. This book has enlightened me. I now know that for most of its history Scotland has been a very different country to England. Oliver has a very easy style, the book is very readable, with lots of little insights and stories while narrating the history.
I feel this is very much an introduction to the history of Scotland, as tedious detail is Cited by: 3. History of Scotland For Children book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.4/5. A historical novel for and-ups based on the girl who was a jester in the court of Mary, Queen of Scots, the first of the "Stuart Quartet" books.
The Story of Scotland (Richard Brassey and Stewart Ross, ). This humorous, comic-book style history book will engage young travelers. This Is Edinburgh (Miroslav Sasek,updated I mean I guess it'd depend what part of history you're after.
Tom Devine (aka T.M. Devine) has written a lot of books about Scotland during the 'modern era,' meaning approx to present. He's written stuff about Scotland's role in the British empire and the world wars as so on, and is generally quite good. Neil Oliver is a Scottish archaeologist, historian, broadcaster and writer who has become widely known as the presenter of BBC's flagship series A History of Scotland.
Before that, his distinctive style was much in evidence as the charismatic presenter of the award-winning multi-part documentary series Coast and the author of its tie-in book. His archaeological training at /5().
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 () emerged from 'the union of the Brand: Penguin UK.
This is a timeline of Scottish history, comprising important legal and territorial changes and political events in Scotland and its predecessor read about the background to these events, see History of also the list of Scottish monarchs, list of British monarchs, list of First Ministers of Scotland, and list of years in Scotland.New History of Scotland With our gratitude to former Series Editor Jenny Wormald, who passed away in A flagship series for Edinburgh University Press, these classic textbooks are written by authors at the forefront of their discipline and provide an ideal introduction to Scottish history for undergraduates and general readers.