'Bannockburn is an entertaining read, and a welcome addition to the histiography of Medieval warfare'(Military History Monthly)
'His relaxed, conversational style is lively, readable and even-handed'(The Times)
'Konstam's revisiting of the period is a rattling overview of the key events, told in a spirited tone'(The Herald)
‘Everyone interested in the battle, for whatever reason, would do well to read this engaging book’(The Sunday Times)
'Konstam tells what is a wonderful story with clarity and good sense'(The Scotsman)
About the Author
ANGUS KONSTAM is a widely published and respected military and naval historian, with numerous books to his credit. A former Royal Naval officer, maritime archaeologist and museum curator, he holds degrees from three universities, including a Masters degree from St. Andrews. Before that he studied Scottish Medieval history in Aberdeen University.
He is the author of several major books, including Historical Atlas of the Medieval World, Historical Atlas of the Crusades, books about pirates, Renaissance ships and the Scottish soldier. He has given numerous public lectures in Britain, as well as in Europe and North America, and his work has been translated into several languages.
He is frequently interviewed by the press in his capacity as a maritime historian, and has appeared live on both television and radio. He also made frequent appearances in television documentaries screened by the BBC and ITV, as well as the History and Discovery Channels. He currently splits his time between Edinburgh and Orkney.