Scottish War Stories

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Trevor Royle
Polygon, 1999 - Fiction - 324 pages
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From Walter Scott to George Mackay Brown, and from the Jacobite uprisings to World War II, Scotland's military history has made a significant contribution to the nation's literature. This collection of 24 stories, both factual and fictional, offer an insight into experiences of war.

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Contents

The Battle of Prestonpans Walter Scott
13
The Girl I Left Behind Me G R Gleig
31
The Medal of Brigadier Gerard Arthur Conan Doyle
75
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About the author (1999)

Trevor Royle is a historian, specializing in war and empire. His previous books include "Civil War: The Wars of Three Kingdoms, Crimea: The Great Crimean War 1854-1856," and "Winds of Change: The End of Empire in Africa," He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Associate Editor of "The Sunday Herald." He lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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