BLACKWELL’S EDINBURGH PRESENTS
ANGUS KONSTAM: Bannockburn
Date: Tuesday 20th of May
Time: 6.30pm – 8.00pm
Venue: Blackwell’s Bookshop, 53-62 South Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1YS
Tickets: Free – available from the front desk at Blackwell’s Bookshop or by phoning 0131 622 8218
Bannockburn: Scotland’s Great Battle for Independence
The Battle of Bannockburn on the 23 June 1314 is arguably the most seminal event in Scottish history, and one of the least understood. Bannockburn is a battle that helped define the Britain we know today. Seven centuries later, debates on national identity and independence are heavily influenced by the events of 1314. This book, published to celebrate the 700th anniversary of the battle, will draw on the latest scholarship and archaeological evidence to provide a fast-paced, highly readable and clear narrative of this important story. It will also explore the modern legacy of the battle, as politicians delve into the past in order to support their vision of the future.
About the author… Angus was raised on the Orkney Islands, and now resides in Edinburgh. He has written more than 60 books on maritime history, naval history, historical atlases, and other historical non-fiction.
This event is ticketed, but tickets are FREE.
For more information or if you would like a signed copy please contact Ann Landmann on 0131 622 8216
Submitted by Krishan