Scotland in the Twentieth Century

Scotland in the Twentieth Century

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An attempt to understand and describe Scotland's experience during a period of unprecedented political, economic, social and cultural change, this survey offers the views of 15 leading commentators, providing an overview of important trends in their area such as Home Rule, the discovery of oil, de-industrialization, housing, education, land ownership, the role of women, social class, the literary renaissance and many more areas of Scottish life. Contributors to the survey include: Peter Payne on the economy; Iain Hutchison on government; Lindsay Paterson on education; Callum Brown on popular culture; Graham Walker on sectarianism; and James Mitchell, David McCrone and Roderick Watson on the Union, class and literature.
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  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 154.9 x 236.2 x 27.9mm | 657.72g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 074860751X
  • 9780748607518

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