Understand Scottish History: A Teach Yourself Guide

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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 ...

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Overview

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.

Includes:

  • One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started
  • Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience
  • Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress
  • Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071769440
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/12/2011
  • Series: Teach Yourself: General Reference Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 937,303
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. David Allan is a reader in Scottish history at the University of St. Andrews. An experienced author he has written numerous books and essays on Scottish history.

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