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- The History Press 2011; US$ 27.69
It was theology against politics. Ordinary men against changing systems of government and belief, fighting for what they believed was right. 'The Bloody Covenant' tells the story of a period in which two rival forms of the same belief jostled to become the dominant theology in Scotland, and of how the Presbyterian covenants drove its followers into... more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 10.49
A book about the relationship of a football club to a political decision? On one level this is madness. But in Scotland it makes perfect sense. What do Rangers mean to Scotland and what does Scotland mean to Rangers? What do Rangers mean to Britain and what does Britain mean to Rangers? How does the club and the game interact with the world around... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Dozens, if not hundreds, of scholarly works, biographies, and even fictionalized novels have been based on the dramatic life of Mary Queen of Scots, who ruled over both her native Scotland and France before her execution at age 44. This volume sets itself apart from the pack in two important respects: it presents the by now well-known facts about Mary's... more...
- Birlinn 2014; US$ 11.65
Best-selling author Alistair Moffat offers fresh insights into one of the most famous battles in history. As 8,000 Scottish solders, most of them spearmen, faced 18,000 English infantrymen, archers and mounted knights on the morning of Sunday 23 June 1314, many would have that the result a foregone conclusion. But after two days' fighting, the English... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 65.77
Jaipur 1778 narrates the interregnum concluded with the royal consecration of Pratapsingh (1778?1803). Over the period of a month, the new king became vested with the power of symbols that legitimated his dynasty. To the extent that this was a process taking place in the public space, it also confirmed the symbolic structure of the two royal residences... more...
- Birlinn 2012; US$ 8.44
William Wallace set an example of constancy and perseverance and became the Guardian of Scotland. Even his terrible death in London in 1305 can be seen as a victory as it provided inspiration for continuance of struggle against English domination. This book investigates various aspects of Wallace's life and character. more...
- The History Press 2009; US$ 18.94
Bannockburn 1314 is a history of the most celebrated battle between Scotland and England, in which a mere 7,000 followers of Robert the Bruce defeated more than 15,000 of Edward II's troops. The Battle of Bannockburn, fought over two days on 23 and 24 June 1314 by a small river crossing just south of Stirling, was a decisive victory for Robert, and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
This book is a study of the life and early cult of Margaret, the eleventh-century Queen of the Scots and saint. Daughter of the heir to the Anglo-Saxon throne, wife of the King of the Scots, mother to three kings of Scotland in succession and a queen of England, and a papally-recognized saint, Margaret is a captivating historical figure. Catherine... more...