Scotland’s history retold

Posted on May 10, 2016

A Handbook of Scotland’s History, published on 12 May, is THE indispensable guide to Scotland’s colourful past.

Scotland’s history is truly an epic tale, and this essential handbook chronicles it all – from geological origins to the momentous Independence Referendum of 2014, from Bannockburn to Robert Burns.

Discover more about this land of Roman and Viking raids, the scene for epic battles and the home of the Enlightenment. With insightful analysis, Michael Kerrigan offers his distinctive, personal view in this lively retelling of Scotland’s story – and points out all the very best places to see and explore living history… the battlefields and bridges, castles and cathedrals.

Spanning cultural, economic, political, social and intellectual history – and highlighting the great (and not-so-great) Scottish men and women who have given this country its unique character – this is a must-read for anyone with a passion for Scotland and its history.

A Handbook of Scotland’s History is the fourth in Saraband’s hugely popular Handbook series. Also available are A Handbook of Scotland’s Coasts, A Handbook of Scotland’s Wild Harvests and A Handbook of Scotland’s Trees.