Neil Oliver continues his journey through Scotland's past with the story of the Covenanters, whose profound religious beliefs were declared in the National Covenant of 1638. This document licensed revolution, started the Civil War that cost King Charles I his head, cost tens of thousands of Scots their lives and led to Britain's first war on terror.
The history behind Scotland's transformation from a Dark Age kingdom of the Picts to modern independence.
As a partner in the British Empire, Scotland began the 20th Century with an advanced economy and a world-beating heavy industry. But come the closing decades, its sense of Britishness was in doubt and a Scottish Parliament sat in Edinburgh for the first time since 1707.
Charting what was probably one of Scotland's darkest centuries, Neil Oliver discovers a country driven to self-determination through a series of economic crises so deep, that her most striking export became its own disillusioned population.
Land, Money and Power… Dig deep into Australia’s epic history of mining.
A simple and concise introduction to the life of world champion cyclist, Cadel Evans.
Discover le Tour - the tactics, achievements, scandals and names you should know.