No Gods and Precious Few Heroes

No Gods and Precious Few Heroes : Twentieth-Century Scotland

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Christopher Harvie analyses the pressures and influences that over the last hundred years have eroded to the point of destruction Scotland's position as a world industrial power. This third edition of his popular book brings the century right up to date with an analysis of the results of the 1997 general election, the Scottish Referendum and the first elections in Scotland in 1999, and the impact they will have upon Scotland at the end of the millennium.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 124.46 x 195.58 x 17.78mm | 226.8g
  • EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0748609997
  • 9780748609994

About Christopher Harvie

Christopher Harvie is Professor of British Studies at the University of Tubingen and author of No Gods and Precious Few Heroes (Edinburgh University Press).show more

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Indispensable to anyone seeking to understand modern Scotland, and ... so well written that ... it will make the process of doing so a great pleasure. A bold and original book shot through with novel ideas. Indispensable to anyone seeking to understand modern Scotland, and ... so well written that ... it will make the process of doing so a great pleasure. A bold and original book shot through with novel ideas.show more

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