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Scottish History For Dummies [Paperback]

William Knox
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Scottish History 5

Chapter 1: Welcome to Scotland 7

Chapter 2: From Nomads to Farmers: The Earliest Peoples 13

Chapter 3: Disunited Kingdoms (80–750) 21

Part II: Making the Kingdom (840–1286) 31

Chapter 4: The Kingdom of Alba (840–1040) 33

Chapter 5: Good Kings, Bad Kings and a Saintly Queen (1034–1153) 43

Chapter 6: Peace and Plenty? (1153–1286) 57

Part III: Making the Nation (1286–1542) 69

Chapter 7: The Wars of Independence (1286–1371) 71

Chapter 8: The Foundations of the Stewar t Dynast y (1371–1460) 91

Chapter 9: Renaissance Scotland (1460–1542) 109

Part IV: The Unmaking of a Nation (1540–1750) 131

Chapter 10: From Reformation to the Union of the Crowns (1540–1625) 133

Chapter 11: King, Commonwealth and Revolution (1625–1690) 157

Chapter 12: The Unmaking of a Nation (1690–1750) 179

Part V: The Remaking of a Nation (1750–1918) 199

Chapter 13: A Nation in Transition (1750–1832) 201

Chapter 14: The Making of Modern Scotland (1832–1918) 227

Part VI: New Beginnings (1918–2000) 257

Chapter 15: The Devil’s Decades: Politics and Poverty (1918 –1945) 259

Chapter 16: The Rebirth of a Nation (1945–2000) 271

Part VII: The Part of Tens 287

Chapter 17: Ten Great Places to Visit in Scotland 289

Chapter 18: Ten Little–Known Scottish People Who Are Worth Knowing About 295

Chapter 19: Ten Things Scotland Has Given to the World 305

Index 311

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