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A New History of the Picts

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Description for A New History of the Picts Paperback. A fascinating read for everyone interested in Scottish history, archaeology and the truth about the lives of Scotland's ancestors. Num Pages: 192 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 3D; 3F; HBJD1; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 188 x 233 x 15. Weight in Grams: 312.
When the Romans came north to what is now modern Scotland they encountered the fierce and proud warrior society known as the Picts, who despite their lack of discipline and arms, managed to prevent the undefeated Roman Army from conquering the northern part of Britain, just as they later repulsed the Angles and the Vikings. A New History of the Picts is an accessible true history of the Picts, who are so often misunderstood. New historical analysis, recently discovered evidence and an innovative Scottish perspective will expose long held assumptions about the native people. ... Read more

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About Stuart McHardy
Stuart McHardy - writer, musician, storyteller, folklorist, historian, poet, past president of the Pictish Arts Society and ex-Director Scots Language Resource Centre - has lectured on many aspects of Scottish history and culture both in Scotland and abroad, and has made regular appearances on television and radio.

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Written and arranged in a way that is both accessible and scholarly, this is an excellent addition to the growing body of work on the Picts. THE COURIER A New History is a very valuable contribution to historical debate and cultural understanding. It also serves to bring issues often reserved to specialists to a general ... Read more

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