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    The Story of Stirling (Paperback) By (author) Bruce Durie

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    DescriptionThis book tells the amazing story of Stirling's history from earliest times to the modern day. Some of the most pivotal moments in Scottish history occurred in the city's surroundings, including the greatest military victory in Scottish memory. Exactly 700 years ago, an English army marched into Scotland intent on crushing Scottish resistance once and for all. The site they chose for their attack was Bannockburn - where the Scottish troops were waiting for them. One of King Edward's own knights captured the resolution of the Bruce's men: 'these men,' he said, 'will conquer or die.' And conquer they did, shattering the English army and harrying them all the way back to the border. But there is more to central Scotland's premier city than one battle: illustrated with 120 pictures and filled with curious, interesting and quirky facts throughout, this book will interest anyone who knows and loves this part of Scotland.


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    Title
    The Story of Stirling
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bruce Durie
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 294 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780750960670
    ISBN 10: 0750960671
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.6
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC subject category V2: WQH
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKSC
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Abridged Dewey: 941
    DC22: 941
    LC classification: DA
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKSC
    DC23: 941.312
    Thema V1.0: WQH
    Illustrations note
    16 black & white illustrations, 120 colour illustrations, 30 colour plates
    Publisher
    The History Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    The History Press Ltd
    Publication date
    03 November 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Stroud
    Author Information
    Bruce Durie founded and ran the postgraduate genealogical studies program at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, and now teaches mainly for the University of Edinburgh. He is the host of the long-running BBC Radio series 'Digging Up Your Roots, ' and is the author of "Bloody Scottish History: Glasgow," "Documents for Genealogy and Local History," and "Scottish Genealogy."