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Scotland's Story

£6.99

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Since the days of Sir Walter Scott, outsiders have tended to think of Scotland in terms of great romantic figures such as Rob Roy, Montrose and Bonnie Prince Charlie. The reality, often obscured by popular memory is rather different. Scotland’s greatest strength, both at home and abroad, has been its own people. In this lively and readable history,Tom Steel, author of 'The Life and Death of St Kilda', presents a fresh, distinctive understanding of Scotland and the Scots.

Excellent pages, a little edge and d/j wear.

Fighting endless hardships, at war with the English for the greater part of their history and often warring among themselves, the Scottish people have given the world an enormous wealth of creativity and inventive genius out of all proportion to their numbers. 'Scotland’s Story' reveals both the Scots as they are, and how they have become so: one of the smallest but most influential countries in the world.


Item details

Author(s):
Steel, Tom
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First edition 1984
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0002163519
ISBN-13:
9780002163514
Number of pages:
358
Publisher:
Collins in association with Channel Four Television and Scottish Television

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Since the days of Sir Walter Scott, outsiders have tended to think of Scotland in terms of great romantic figures such as Rob Roy, Montrose and Bonnie Prince Charlie. The reality, often obscured by popular memory is rather different. Scotland’s greatest strength, both at home and abroad, has been its own people. In this lively and readable history,Tom Steel, author of 'The Life and Death of St Kilda', presents a fresh, distinctive understanding of Scotland and the Scots.

Excellent pages, a little edge and d/j wear.

Fighting endless hardships, at war with the English for the greater part of their history and often warring among themselves, the Scottish people have given the world an enormous wealth of creativity and inventive genius out of all proportion to their numbers. 'Scotland’s Story' reveals both the Scots as they are, and how they have become so: one of the smallest but most influential countries in the world.


Author(s):
Steel, Tom
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First edition 1984
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0002163519
ISBN-13:
9780002163514
Number of pages:
358
Publisher:
Collins in association with Channel Four Television and Scottish Television

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