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Highlander : the history of the legendary Highland soldier

3.53 of 5 stars 3.53  ·  rating details  ·  30 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Paperback, 306 pages
Published 2009 by Skyhorse Pub
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While this book detailed far more than I ever knew about the Highland soldier,1745 to the present day, it suffered throughout from several difficulties. The author, whose impeccable research on the subject is worthy of interest to anyone even remotely interested in history, tends to try and make the book more interesting by jumping back and forth in time periods. While this may work well for those who are intimately familiar with the subject matter and more, the names of those involved, it makes ...more
Lots of good stories, and an easy read, but a very specific interest. About the only people I can recommend this book to are Scotish history re-enactors.
A really interesting account of the Highland warrior/soldier from 1745 to the present. It's a little dry at times, but taken as a whole, well worth the reading.
Excellent general overview of the Highlander as a soldier.
Interesting at times, but overall rather dull.
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