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.
|03||The Drug Barons||20050119|
How two Scottish businessmen made a fortune from opium and engaged the British government in a war with CHINA.
|04||What Knox Did For Us||20050120|
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.
|05 LAST||As Others See Us||20050121|
Amusing and outrageous comments on Scots through the ages.