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Scotland's Future History (Paperback) (Stuart McHardy)
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Stuart McHardy takes a revolutionary approach to interpreting the past. He shows that future generations will understand Scottish history in a fundamentally different light thanks to recent and future developments in archaeology, folklore and oral history.
A whistle-stop tour from prehistoric times to the present day, Scotland’s Future History unlocks a vision that is free from the kinds of distortion, bias and error that have plagued our understanding for centuries.
What if prehistoric Scotland was not some dark, remote land populated by barbarians, but was actually home to a highly sophisticated civilisation? What if the Scots never came from Ireland? What if Scotland never fought any ‘Wars of Independence’? What if Culloden wasn’t the end of the Jacobites?
What should Scotland’s future history be?