The Identity of the Scottish Nation

The Identity of the Scottish Nation : An Historic Quest

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From the earliest times to the present day, this work traces the origin of Scottish national identity and people's perceptions of it. It covers the Scottish Origin Legend, expressed in the works of medieval chroniclers, to the ideas of contemporary historians. The author also examines such topics as: Gaelic kingship, George Buchanan, the Reformation, the Enlightenment, James Macpherson, Goths versus Gaels, and George Chalmers.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 368 pages
  • 172 x 244 x 25mm | 877g
  • EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0748610723
  • 9780748610723

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Few would have the knowledge or the confidence to tackle the entire scope of this topic but William Ferguson is well endowed on both counts . . . The crowning achievement of a distinguished career.show more

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