Scottish History: From Bannockburn to Holyrood
By (author) John Abernethy
From prehistoric Scotland to the Brexit referendum, this little book covers all of the main events in Scottish history. A concise and excellent guide to Scottish history and how Scotland has come to be what it is today. Key events, people and places include: * The Union of Crowns * Bonnie Prince Charlie * Battle of Bannockburn * Culloden * Burns’ Night * Hogmanay * Alexander Graham Bell * Devolution * Indy Ref 1 and 2 Beautifully produced, Collins Little Book of Scottish History is a treasure in itself and makes a perfect gift for any Scotland enthusiast.
John Abernethy was born in Shetland and today resides in Edinburgh. He has worked for most of his life in bookselling, publishing and tourism. He has previously written on Scottish history, as well as books for children, collaborated with renowned singer and actress, Barbara Dickson, and recently appeared on Mastermind.