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Scottish battles

Author: John Sadler
Publisher: Edinburgh : Birlinn, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Scottish history has been shaped and defined by a series of great battles. From Mons Graupius to Culloden, this title shows how terrain and politics shaped the campaigns and decisive engagements we  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Sadler
ISBN: 9781843410478 1843410478
OCLC Number: 464591487
Description: xii, 308 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: 'We are not yet subdued': Mons Graupius, AD 84 --
The four peoples: Nechtansmere, 685 --
The House of Canmore: Carham, 1018 --
'Not for glory ... but for freedom': Bannockburn, 1314 --
'A Douglas, a Douglas': Otterburn, 1388 --
The rough wooing: Flodden, 1513 --
Raids and reivers: Ancrum Moor, 1545 --
The Paladin: Dunbar, 1650 --
The killing time: Killiecrankie, 1689 --
Blood on the heather: Gencoe, 1692 --
Kings over the water: Culloden, 1746 --
Postscript: the thin red line.
Responsibility: John Sadler.

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'A thrilling account of a turbulent nation' - Scotland on Sunday

 
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