Scottish History For Dummies

Product Number: EB00595591
Released: Mar 01, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118676134
Publisher: For Dummies
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Explore the fascinating history of Scotland in an easy-to-read guide Want to discover how a small country on the edge of Northern Europe packs an almighty historical punch? Scottish History For Dummies is your guide to the story of Scotland and its place within the historical narratives of Britain, Europe and the rest of the world. You'll find out how Scotland rose from the ashes to forge its own destiny, understand the impact of Scottish historical figures such as William Wallace, Robert the Bruce and David Hume and be introduced to the wonderful world of Celtic religion, architecture and monuments. History can help us make connections with people and events, and it gives us an understanding of why the world is like it is today. Scottish History For Dummies pulls back the curtain on how the story of Scotland has shaped the world far beyond its borders. From its turbulent past to the present day, this informative guide sheds a new and timely light on the story of Scotland and its people. -Dig into a wealth of fascinating facts on the Stone, Bronze and Iron ages -Get to know how Scotland was built into an industrial economy by inventors, explorers and missionaries -Discover the impact of the world wars on Scotland and how the country has responded to challenges created by them -Find up-to-the-minute information on Scotland's referendum on independence If you're a lifelong learner looking for a fun, factual exploration of the grand scope of Scotland or a traveler wanting to make the most of your trip to this captivating country, Scottish History For Dummies has you covered.

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Author(s): William Knox
Series: For Dummies
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Jun 25, 2014

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Author(s): William Knox
Narrator(s): Matthew Waterson
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Genre: History
Product Number Z100153215
Released: Aug 30, 2019
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Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781618036711

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