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From Caledonia to Pictland: Scotland to 795 (New Edinburgh History of Scotland #1)

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Shortlisted for the 2009 Saltire Society History Book of the Year, From Caledonia to Pictland examines the transformation of Iron Age northern Britain into a land of Christian kingdoms, long before 'Scotland' came into existence. Perched at the edge of the western Roman Empire, northern Britain was not unaffected by the experience, and became swept up in the great tide of ...more
Paperback, 436 pages
Published August 1st 2008 by Edinburgh University Press
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The first of a new detailed Scottish history. The story is made difficult to unravel because of the lack of adequate source material and as such history has to be based on a mix of legend, limited records and educated conjecture. James Fraser manages to do this well and convincingly. I did read this after I had finished the succeeding book but none the worse for that and arguably it made the history more comprehensible.
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