Here is an entertaining celebration of the achievements of people of Scottish descent. Scottish accomplishments throughout history in every field of endeavor—from science to the arts to politics to exploration—rival those of the largest ethnic groups. Even though fewer than one half of one percent of the people of the world can claim Scottish ancestry, Scots have certainly made their mark: almost eleven percent of all the Nobel Prizes ever awarde...
By Duncan A. Bruce
Paperback: 402 pages
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing (July 1, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.2 x 8.9 inches
Amazon Rank: 2114507
Format: PDF Text djvu book
This book presents a massive recitation of accomplishments by Scots and those of Scottish ancestry. I learned a great deal, especially about the Scottish contribution to the founding of the United States. Unfortunately, much of the text proved to be