From prehistoric times to the present day this comprehensive history presents the story of Scotland in bite-size chunks. With full colour illustrations throughout this is an attractive and practical guide to Scotland's colourful history. Encompassing stories of some of Scotland's best known characters as well as key moments in Scotland's past, this pocket history recalls the country's struggles through dark times, its successes, its people and places. The wealth of Scottish culture and tradition is described as well as the key events and people that have shaped the country today. Based on the bestselling Pocket History of Ireland - 32,000 copies sold since publication in 2010 - this book promises to repeat the bestselling formula for the Scottish market.