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The Orygynale Cronykil of Scotland Volume 1
The Orygynale Cronykil of Scotland Volume 1
by Androw Of Wyntoun
Edition: Paperback
Price: £43.45

1.0 out of 5 stars Useless, 5 Sept. 2015
No good without knowing edition! Is it MacPherson, Laing or Amours? Absolutely essential information. Basics not right so useless.


The Dream Shall Never Die: 100 Days that Changed Scotland Forever
The Dream Shall Never Die: 100 Days that Changed Scotland Forever
Price: £4.49

5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It's coming yet..., 14 April 2015
Impressed by a man who though so vilified by the Unionist media and demonised by the BBC and Westminster, remains absolutely firm for his people. Reminds me of my mother's advice to 'make up your own mind' rather than thinking what you're told to think...


Kindle Paperwhite (6th generation), 6" High Resolution Display (212 ppi) with Built-in Light, Wi-Fi
Kindle Paperwhite (6th generation), 6" High Resolution Display (212 ppi) with Built-in Light, Wi-Fi

3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Broken Kindle..., 10 Mar. 2015
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Kindle Not working at all after only 2 months. What really annoys me is I have no easy way of knowing who to contact about it. That does not speak well of Amazon. Perhaps they would like me just to accept the loss? I wonder just how many others have bought one that breaks quickly and easily with no simple method of reporting the problem...
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God's Undertaker: Has Science Buried God?
God's Undertaker: Has Science Buried God?
by John C. Lennox
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent. Dawkins lack of intellectual rigour, 25 Feb. 2015
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Excellent. Dawkin's lack of intellectual rigour, and perhaps intellectual honesty, is certainly exposed. Some aspects of atheism are taken apart with significant skill. Where it is a little disappointing is toward the end. In particular, it seriously fails to engage with what David Hume actually says, in the round, about forming judgements on miracles and in fact misrepresents his line of reasoning. It says so much that's interesting about the relationship between world view and views of truth but never acknowledges the role of Hume (in relation to what he calls 'the passion') in highlighting this. It misses the reality that Hume cannot produce an overt criticism of biblical aspects of his thought because of his contemporary context. Nor does the author really examine how his own world view has shaped his take on the relevant science. That's a pity. Otherwise. it's a pretty remarkable achievement.


Latin Frequency Dictionary (SPQR Study Guides Book 21)
Latin Frequency Dictionary (SPQR Study Guides Book 21)
Price: £3.07

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Not about Latin., 30 Dec. 2013
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This isn't really about Latin at all. It is a cheap but highly disappointing pretence of a book that many budding scholars have regretted purchasing.


Early Christianity: A Brief History
Early Christianity: A Brief History
by Joseph H. Lynch
Edition: Paperback
Price: £25.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The best account of the early church., 30 Dec. 2013
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The author is not interested in pursuing some personal thesis or in keeping his academic publication list thriving. He sets out to teach the reader and does so with utter clarity. Thank you!


The Historians Of Scotland ......
The Historians Of Scotland ......
by Andrew (of Wyntoun)
Edition: Paperback
Price: £22.99

1.0 out of 5 stars More Product Info Needed badly, 18 Dec. 2013
The product info gives no indication which volume of Wyntoun's work this is. It would be so easy to do. There is Vol. 1 (The first five books), Vol. 2 (books 6-8) and Volume three with book 9 and assorted items of scholarly apparatus. A little bit of effort please...!


The Chronicle of Melrose Abbey: a Stratigraphic Edition. Volume I: Introduction and Facsimile Edition (1) (Scottish History Society 6th Series)
The Chronicle of Melrose Abbey: a Stratigraphic Edition. Volume I: Introduction and Facsimile Edition (1) (Scottish History Society 6th Series)
by Dauvit Broun
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Unrelated items!, 8 Dec. 2013
I'm afraid I have to agree with the earlier reviewer. Giving a list of its contents does not establish a fluid, fluent and related work. It reminds me of the 'book' Scottish Independence and the idea of Britain which equally fails to bind its parts together. The author/s are clearly very, very able but flinging parts together does no justice to ther eader's experience or the price! Moan less. Do better.


The Men of the North: The Britons of Southern Scotland
The Men of the North: The Britons of Southern Scotland
by Tim Clarkson
Edition: Paperback
Price: £20.00

4 of 20 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars not much on the Britons more about Northern England really, 14 Feb. 2013
I had been looking forward to a book on the so called Britons who inhabited some of south west Scotland only to find the bulk of the book to be about the angles of north east England. One particularly disappointing feature was the late pick up of the Britons towards the end of the Roman occupation of England. Where did these people come from? There's a fairly solid likelihood that they were Picts. Couldn't this most likely possibility be explored? Over exaggerated claims about Bernician conquests were one thing but not to write about the Britons themselves in depth was disappointing.
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Angels, Fools and Tyrants: Britons and the Angl0-Saxons (Making of Scotland )
Angels, Fools and Tyrants: Britons and the Angl0-Saxons (Making of Scotland )
by Chris Lowe
Edition: Paperback
Price: £5.99

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Patronising, 7 Jan. 2013
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Disappointing. It reads more like a history of Northumbria than a history of what was going on in Scotland. That seems to be the author's main interest. The usual double standards are applied as the reader is told that there was no such thing as Scotland then and thus 'Scottish' terminology is studiously avoided. Unfortunately,,terms relating to England as used without such distinction. The use of the term British and Northumbrian are presented with no such challenge nor Old English. We are thus 'helped' to escape our own prejudices while the author swallows the prejudices of others wholesale... Usual old phoney baloney nonsense.


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