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  • Cover scan of Bannockburn

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    Bannockburn: Scotland's Greatest Victory
    Peter Reese - Paperback - Canongate
    This volume takes a foray into Scottish history, looking at the Battle of Bannockburn, at which Robert the Bruce's army vanquished Edward I. It begins with the military clashes during the initial stages of the Wars of Independence.
  • Cover scan of Robert The Bruce

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    Robert The Bruce: King Of Scots
    Ronald McNair Scott - Paperback - Canongate
    Robert the Bruce is one of the great heroic figures of history. Scott uses the accounts of contemporary chroniclers, particularly those of John Barbour, to reconstruct the story of this remarkable medieval king.
  • Cover scan of Blood On The Thistle

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    Blood On The Thistle
    Stuart Pearson - Hardback - John Blake
    'Blood on the Thistle' is the examination of the life and times of a remarkable Scottish family, the Cranstons of Haddington, East Lothian. It focuses on a period from about 1880, when the young, hard-working parents, Alec and Lizzy Cranston, arrived in Haddington, through to 1920, when the family they had produced had been torn apart by the effects of the Great War and broke up as its surviving members pursued seperate lives around the globe.
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    The Cyclist's Guide To Hillclimbs On Scottish Highland Roads
    John H. McKendrick - Paperback - Pocket Mountains
    This title features 40 of the best road climbs in the north of Scotland, many of them on the old military roads.
  • BDS Thumbnail Image

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    1895: Drama, Disaster And Disgrace In Late Victorian Britain
    Nicholas Freeman - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    '1895' interweaves literature, politics and historical biography with topics such as crime, the weather, sport, visual art and journalism to give an overarching view of everyday life in 1895.
  • Cover scan of Northern Scotland

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    Northern Scotland
    - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    Established in 1972, 'Northern Scotland' is an international, peer-reviewed, annual publication. This volume considers Scotland in Europe.
  • Cover scan of Power And Propaganda

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    Power And Propaganda: Scotland, 1306-1488
    Katie Stevenson - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    The late medieval period of the 14th and 15th centuries was a nation-building time for Scotland. Many of the broader themes of late medieval European history played out on a Scottish stage in the same period. This tumultous time shaped political rhetoric, literature and culture from the sixteenth century to the present day and has proved to be a 'usable past' for scholars of late medieval Scottish history, definitively shaping modern Scottish concerns and 'national' identities.
  • Cover scan of Power And Propaganda

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    Power And Propaganda: Scotland, 1306-1488
    Katie Stevenson - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    The late medieval period of the 14th and 15th centuries was a nation-building time for Scotland. Many of the broader themes of late medieval European history played out on a Scottish stage in the same period. This tumultous time shaped political rhetoric, literature and culture from the sixteenth century to the present day and has proved to be a 'usable past' for scholars of late medieval Scottish history, definitively shaping modern Scottish concerns and 'national' identities.
  • Cover scan of Rock Lighthouses Of Britain

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    Rock Lighthouses Of Britain
    Christopher P. Nicholson - Paperback - Whittles
    In this book Chris Nicholson traces the construction and history of a number of rock lighthouses and the dramatic and often heroic happenings associated with them.
  • Cover scan of William Wallace

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    William Wallace: The Man & The Myth
    Chris Brown - Paperback - The History Press
    Fully revised and updated by leading Scottish historian Chris Brown, this biography reveals the truth behind the myths about William Wallace of Elderslie, younger son of a country knight, who came to fame through his active opposition to the aggressive imperialism of England's King Edward I.

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