"An excellent look at the life and struggles of the Pictish Clans after the departure of the Romans in AD 410... The book features many illustrations and photographs, including many in color, from several different archives and the author's own collection." -"History Magazine" (April/May 2010) "Angus Konstam's "Strongholds" is a delightful pamphlet, engagingly written, copiously illustrated with excellent maps and reconstructions, and a good reading list." -"Antiquity "(December 2011)
About the Author
Angus Konstam hails from the Orkney Islands, and is the author of over 50 books, 30 of which are published by Osprey. This acclaimed and widely published author has written several books on piracy, including "The History of Pirates." His most recent work is a full-length piratical biography: "Blackbeard: America's Most Notorious Pirate." A former naval officer and museum professional, he worked as the Curator of Weapons at the Tower of London and as the Chief Curator of the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum in Key West, Florida. He now works as a full-time author and historian, and lives in Edinburgh, Scotland. The author lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.