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1314 And All That (Scottish History)

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Published by Canongate Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • British & Irish history,
  • History - General History,
  • Humor,
  • Scotland,
  • Europe - Great Britain - Scotland,
  • General,
  • Great Britain - Scotland

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9396648M
ISBN 100862417767
ISBN 109780862417765
OCLC/WorldCa42248654

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Scoular’s lively text and hilarious illustrations bring to life Scotland’s turbulent and fascinating past. Clear and accessible, this is a must for any Scottish child, or indeed anyone who wants the history of their country with a twist. Get this from a library! and all that. [Scoular Anderson]. and All That avg rating — 36 ratings — published — 5 editions Want to Read saving /5. User Review - Flag as inappropriate This book was not written by Joseph Gwilt. In fact, it has no attributed author, its preface clearly stating it was a copy of an ancient manuscript created in and compiled into an orderly fashion by the editor of this tome, Nicholas H. Nicholas, who dedicated it to Joseph Gwilt. Apart from that minor mis-attribution, this is an extremely valuable Reviews: 1.

These books serve to return Odysseus, at last, to Ithaca; in addition, they further consider two of the most important themes in the epic: hospitality and loyalty. One of the controversies in this section of the tale is that the Phaeacians, who are models of hospitality, apparently are to be punished by the gods for their kindness and. and All That: A Memorable History of England, comprising all the parts you can remember, including Good Things, 5 Bad Kings and 2 Genuine Dates is a tongue-in-cheek reworking of the history of England. Written by W. C. Sellar and R. J. Yeatman and illustrated by John Reynolds, it first appeared serially in Punch magazine, and was published in book form by Methuen & Co. Ltd. in By the time of the battle in , all of Scotland had been cleared of strongholds loyal to Edward II with the exception of the besieged Stirling Castle, which the defenders had promised to surrender if they had not been relieved by June Edward is estimated to have assembled an army of s infantry—bolstered by a contingent of Welsh archers and roughly 3, cavalry—to aid. Battle of Bannockburn; Part of the First War of Scottish Independence: This depiction from the Scotichronicon (c) is the earliest known image of the battle. King Robert wielding an axe and Edward II fleeing toward Stirling feature prominently, conflating incidents from the two days of battle.

  College Algebra Math on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. College Algebra Math Format: Paperback. All this and much, much more is tackled in and All That, an irreverent and entertaining take on Scotland's history for all ages. With Scoular Anderson's inimitable drawings and lively text, this is the kind of book which makes you wonder why history was ever boring. Get this from a library! And All That.. [Scoular Anderson] -- This history of Scotland addresses the questions that other texts ignore, such as: was Bannockburn a cake? How bonnie was Prince Charlie? And wha's like us? Combining accuracy and humour, this is. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for And All That at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.