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Bannockburn Scotland's Greatest Battle for Independence by Angus Konstam
  

Bannockburn Scotland's Greatest Battle for Independence

Biography / Autobiography   Books for the Boys   History   
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This book, published to celebrate the 700th anniversary of the battle, draws on the latest scholarship and archaeological evidence to provide a fast-paced, highly readable and clear narrative of this important story. It also explores the modern legacy of the battle, as politicians delve into the past in order to support their vision of the future.

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Bannockburn Scotland's Greatest Battle for Independence by Angus Konstam

The Battle of Bannockburn on the 23 June 1314 is arguably the most seminal event in Scottish history, and one of the least understood. Bannockburn is a battle that helped define the Britain we know today. Seven centuries later, debates on national identity and independence are heavily influenced by the events of 1314.

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'Everyone interested in the battle would do well to read this engaging book' Dan Jones, Sunday Times

About the Author

Angus Konstam

Angust 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.1.

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Publication date

15th May 2014

Author

Angus Konstam

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www.anguskonstam.com/

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Publisher

Aurum Press Ltd

Format

Hardback

Categories

Biography / Autobiography
Books for the Boys
History


ISBN

9781781312872

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