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A history of Scotland for the young

  • 307 Pages
  • 3.13 MB
  • English
M.F. Mansfield , New York
Scotland -- His
Statementby Mrs. Oliphant.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 307 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL22882671M

Wars of Scottish Independence: A History from Beginning to End (Scottish History Book 2) Hourly History. out of 5 stars out of 5 stars 3, Kindle Edition.

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(shelved 3 times as scottish-history) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Want to Read saving. History of Scotland is not a subject attempted by the faint of heart, but this is as detailed and comprehensive as possible for one volume.

As a compendium of Scottish names, dates, places, and backstories it's very instructive, but this effort could be materially improved with regional or local maps of important places and by: 3.

History Origins of the clan. The name Young is clearly personal and descriptive, however it may have also been applied to distinguish a father from a son if both had the same Christian name.

In this case the name in Scotland is synonymous with Younger, which was used to describe the heir to a feudal title. Earliest records of the name in Scotland include Malmor and Ade Young who District: Roxburghshire Kincardineshire Angus. Neil Oliver, archeologist, historian, broadcaster and native Scot has written an captivating journey through Scotland's history.

Oliver begins the book by stating "that Scotland's history belongs to every on of us: to all who live there now as well as to any whose family trees stretch a root all the way back to the old country from wherever they find 4/5.

James Young () was a chemist who developed a method of extracting paraffin from shale and coal - earning himself the nickname "Paraffin Young" in the process. George Younger () expanded the family brewing company in Alloa and became a prominent politician, eventually becoming Viscount Younger of Leckie.

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10 February Discover Douglas: a history walk by Karen M. Scott. 04 February Scotland's Gaelic Islands - project encourages visitors to. A Traveller's History of Scotland (Andrew Fisher, revised ). Fisher probes Scotland's turbulent history, beginning with the Celts.

Books: Fiction. For the classics of Scottish drama and fiction, read the "Big Three": Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson, and poet Robert Burns.

44 Scotland Street (Alexander McCall Smith, ). The. Brigadier Peter Young () commanded the 9th Arab Legion in Jordan and was reader in Military History at the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst.

Inhe founded the Sealed Knot Society. Lieutenant General Sir David Young, born inwas General Officer Commanding Scotland and Governor of Edinburgh Castle from to The name Young has a history dating as far back as the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain.

It was a name for a person who was very young, from the Old English word yong and yung and was first bestowed on the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, usually a son who was named for his father.

Early Origins of the Young family. Scottish History Books by Edinburgh University Press.

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The Edinburgh University Press office is closed. Most staff are working from home. In fact I'd quite happily recommend any of the books in the New History of Scotland series. They are a bit old, but for accessible academic history well worth a read. Or you could always read Walter Scott.

It's definitely not history. but if you want to know the genesis of the popular ideas of Scottish history, he has a lot to answer for. A HISTORY OF SCOTLAND Vintage Young Folks History Book H/C Sir Walter Scott.

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Gregory Smith. Paperback. £ (1 used & new offers) Paperback. £ Eligible for FREE UK Delivery. Temporarily out of stock. Order now and we'll deliver when available. More buying choices. £ (7 used & 4/5. The History Book of the Year award was inaugurated in In sponsorship was obtained and since then the awards have been made annually.

First books have been recognised sinceand in the award for Scottish Research Book of the Year was established. [3]. This authoritative, entertaining, and eminently browsable reference book, arranged in an easily accessible A-to-Z format, is an absorbing and imaginative feast of Scottish lore, language, history, and culture, from the mythical origins of the Scots in Scythia to the contemporary.

New History of Scotland Series Editor(s): Jenny Wormald A flagship series for Edinburgh University Press, these classic textbooks are written by authors at the forefront of their discipline and provide an ideal introduction to Scottish history for undergraduates and general readers.

Neil Oliver is a Scottish archaeologist, historian, broadcaster and writer who has become widely known as the presenter of BBC's flagship series A History of Scotland.

Before that, his distinctive style was much in evidence as the charismatic presenter of the award-winning multi-part documentary series Coast and the author of its tie-in book. His archaeological training at /5().

Scotland has been a united kingdom for centuries and has its own history. A history full of battles and violence. We don´t like violence and hope for a better, united world, with all possible room for individualism, groups, cultures, religions, as long as they respect each other and are willing to work together when that is better for mankind.

Ink is an alternative book and literary magazine publisher based in Edinburgh. Established in mid we sought to provide an alternati Acair publishes a wide range of texts and is the principal publisher of Gaelic texts for children in Scotland.

Established inwith man Established inAilsapress is a small independent. Scotland’s Future History By (author) Stuart McHardy. McHardy presents a new approach to history, changing our mindset to look at Scotland as the centre of our story.

Rather than starting from the Mediterranean, from the classical/Christian bias we have been taught for centuries. Rather than being a remote dark land populated by barbaric tribes.

Landmark documentary series presented by Neil Oliver. The Last of the Free - At the dawn of the first millennia, there was no Scotland or England. Hammers of the Scots - Oliver charts the 13th century story of the two men who helped transform the Gaelic kingdom of Alba into the Scotland of today.

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Bishop makes King - Robert Bruce's year struggle to secure the Scots' /10(52). Buy A History Of Scotland First Paperback Edition by Neil Oliver (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(). Buy a cheap copy of The Story of Scotland book by Nigel Tranter. Scotland's story cannot be told merely in terms of documentary evidence, for this would be to neglect an integral part of the nation's heritage.

The legends, myths, Free shipping over $Cited by: 2. Young led a large group of persecuted Mormons from Illinois to search for religious freedom.

InYoung and the other pioneers reached Utah’s Salt Lake Valley. Mormon Western Expansion. Scenics taken in and around Cape Breton Highlands National Park and a look at the history of the Scottish settlement of the area. Return to our Online Books Page This comment system requires you to be logged in through either a Disqus account or an account you already have with Google, Twitter, Facebook or Yahoo.

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The dramatic story of Scotland - by charismatic television historian, Neil nd is one of the oldest countries in the world with a vivid and diverse past. Yet the stories and figures that dominate Scottish history - tales of failure, submission, thwarted ambition and tragedy - often badly serve this great nation, overshadowing the rich tapestry of her intricate ian 4/5(1).

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The more.4/5 Neil Oliver looks at how early 19th-century Scotland became a seedbed of revolution. The Price of Progress. 3/5 How in the 18th century Scotland was transformed into .