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Modern visitors may see Scotland as simply the beautiful northern countryside of Great Britain, not realizing the complicated, violent history predating the 1706 Treaty of Union. This series, based on the latest historical research, charts Scotland's distinct history and character, both before and since 1706, from leaders Robert Bruce, William Wallace, and Mary Queen of Scots through industrial decline to "Project Scotland".
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PBSA History of Scotland DVD
 
4.4

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4.0

Missing disk

By ldyhyker

from Las Vegas

Comments about PBS A History of Scotland DVD:

Was excited to receive History of Scotland, because I wanted to watch it while recovering from cancer surgery recently. I was enjoying all of it and suddenly when I put the last disk in I was watching "How the Celts saved Britain". The story of Scotland ended, what happened? I realized that I was missing disk 5 of the set. Don't know how to get the 5th disk now so I can finish watching the series. Will have to check in to it. If I can't get it, then I've wasted money on series. Bummer.

(3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Very good series, one bad disk

By Lorry In Florida

from Florida

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Comments about PBS A History of Scotland DVD:

I made this purchase because a friend asked me why Culloden was such a big deal to the Scots (!!!). I thought this series would be a great way to share the whole History of Scotland with them. Imagine my disappointment when the one episode, the one chapter, which covered the events leading up to The Battle, was the one bad, unplayable sector in the set. Otherwise, I recommend this series for any who want to know more about the Scots than just that they were brave.

 
4.0

Very good

By Brown Eyed Girl

from San Antonio, Tx

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Comments about PBS A History of Scotland DVD:

Am going to Scotland in two weeks. This helped us much better prepare four it. After watching this DVD we will better know what to expect and look for. Thanks!

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

A History of Scotland DVD by PBS

By A Scot

from Vancouver BC Canada

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Comments about PBS A History of Scotland DVD:

Item delivered on time.

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

A History of Scotland

By Edie

from South Carolina

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Comments about PBS A History of Scotland DVD:

We will spend some time in Scotland and this series really prepared us for what we will see.

We learned more about the history of Scotland than
all the the books and travel guides taught us.

It is an excellent series with wonderful pictures.

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