Scotland has had a uniquely important military history over the last five centuries. Conflict with England in the 16th century, Jacobite rebellions in the 18th century, 20th century defences and the two world wars, as well as the Cold War, all resulted in significant cartographic activity.
Christopher Fleet, Senior Map Curator in the National Library of Scotland will explore the extraordinarily rich legacy of the Scottish military, through rare maps, some of which are reproduced in book form for the first time. These maps have been selected for inclusion because of the particular stories they tell about both attacking and defending the country: fortification plans, reconnaissance mapping, battle plans, plans of military roads and routeways, tactical maps, plans of mines, enemy maps showing targets, as well as unrealised proposals and projected schemes.
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with homemade shortbread
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