The Scottish Castles Story by Marc AlexanderThe Scottish Castles Story by Marc Alexander

The Scottish Castles Story

byMarc Alexander

Hardcover | July 1, 2014

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The turbulent and dramatic history of Scotland's castles, including Edinburgh, Balmoral, and Cawdor Castle, and castles still venerated by members of clans such as Castle Campbell

Scotland's castles reflect the turbulent history of Scotland and its many conflicts and skirmishes, whether against invaders from the north or the English to the south. Castle building reflected the dual needs to control a population and protect against rebellion and invaders. They have provided the setting for some of the most dramatic deeds in history throughout war and political conflict, and of course without the strategic and psychological effect of castles the Feudal system would have been impossible. This well researched and beautifully illustrated book explores the story of Scotland's castles, featuring many vivid tales from history and showcasing a wide range of examples of Scotland's incredible wealth of castles, along with a glossary, timelines, and list of castles.

Marc Alexander is a consultant editor of Heritage Magazine and for many years he contributed a regular history column to Majesty magazine. He has written more than 60 books, including Britain's Royal Heritage, A Companion to Folklore, Myths & Customs of Britain, and A Companion to the Royal Heritage of Britain.
Title:The Scottish Castles StoryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:128 pages, 5 × 7.5 × 0.98 inPublished:July 1, 2014Publisher:The History PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0752491113

ISBN - 13:9780752491110

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