Scotland : A Concise History, Paperback
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Continuously in print for over thirty years and renowned to this day for the authority and wit with which it disentangles the complex threads of Scotland's rich history, this classic work has been brought up to date with a new chapter examining the Scots identity in the wake of the first Scottish Parliment in nearly 300 years.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 248 pages, 238 illustrations
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9780500282335



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This was an ok book. I know for a book this size it cannot cover everything but i was disappointed to see that it had very little of the so called "pre history" of Scotland and the ancient peoples that first lived there. Otherwise its a good book to learn the basics of Scotland.

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