No Gods and Precious Few Heroes

No Gods and Precious Few Heroes : Scotland Since 1914

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This book tells the sombre tale of Scotland's industrial decline in the 20th century. He records the pressures and the events which have shaped Scotland's history since 1911, and gives insights into the resulting effect upon Scottish culture and society. Nationalism, external political interference (or lack of it), industrial and agricultural decline, and the two wars are discussed. This account should be of interest to general readers interested in Scotland's recent history, to school pupils and undergraduate students of history.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 121.92 x 190.5 x 17.78mm | 272.15g
  • EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • further reading, index
  • 0748603875
  • 9780748603879

Table of contents

"When the lamps went out" 1911-1922; a troubled economy 1922-1964; the pilars of society 1922-1964; politics and government 1922-1964; mass-media - high culture 1922-1964; future deferred? - Scotland since 1964.show more

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