More than 60 million books sold in the Teach Yourself series!
Whether it is the Jacobite Rebellion, the advances of the Scottish Enlightenment or its role in WWII, this is the perfect place to start learning Scotland's history
Understand Scottish History is a comprehensive guide to the exciting story of this nation, from pre-history right through to the present day. With the question of Scottish independence once again on the agenda, this book traces the events, both peaceful and bloody, that have brought the country to this point. Recounting events from the pre-history of the land and the coming of the Scots to the rise of the Scottish National Party, it provides an informative and accessible introduction to Scotland's history.
Scotland before the Scots/The coming of the Scots/The Viking age/Building a kingdom/Norman Scotland/The golden age/A nation compromised/The Wars of Independence/The late medieval kingdom/The end of the middle ages/Reformation and rebellion/Two kingdoms united/The conflict of the Covenant/A Restoration and another revolution/Union and Jacobitism/Enlightenment and industry/The long Victorian age/Britain triumphant/Retreat and resurgence/A motorway to independence?