Extracts from George Rosie's collection of essays on some of the more unexpected aspects of Scottish history.
Read by Simon Tait.The story of the plan to drop millions of anthrax-infected cakes on the cattle of Hitler's Germany.
How Scottish influences played a key part in the development of the Ku Klux Klan.
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How two Scottish businessmen made a fortune from opium and engaged the British government in a war with CHINA.
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Beyond the caricature of John Knox the fiery preacher lies a complex relationship with Mary, Queen of Scots and a radical mission to educate 16th century Scottish society.
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Amusing and outrageous comments on Scots through the ages.