The Emperor's New Kilt

The Emperor's New Kilt : The Two Secret Histories of Scotland

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Description

Did you know?

The kilt was invented by an English factory manager.

Most tartans date from 1822.

Scotland had electric lighting 70 years before Edison 'invented' it.

King Arthur and Robin Hood were both Scottish.

Thought not.



The Emperor's New Kilt reveals the two secret histories of Scotland

The things Scots are famous for but shouldn't be.

And the things they are not famous for but should be.



'A useful antidote to mythmaking... His disclosures are fascinating' - The Scotsman Newspaper

'Original and fresh' - Aberdeen Press and Journal

'Amazing' -The Daily Record

'Absolutely fascinating' - Scottish Connection, BBC Radio

'Excellent' - Carluke Gazette
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Product details

  • Paperback | 330 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 19mm | 358g
  • English
  • 2nd Anniversary (Revised and Updated) ed.
  • 1648269443
  • 9781648269448
  • 2,070,193

Review quote

'A useful antidote to mythmaking... His disclosures are fascinating' - The Scotsman Newspaper

'Original and fresh' - Aberdeen Press and Journal

'Amazing' -The Daily Record

'Absolutely fascinating' - Scottish Connection, BBC Radio

'Excellent' - Carluke Gazette
show more

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27 ratings
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2 4% (1)
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