The Scottish Nation : 1700-2007
The "Scottish Nation" examines the social, political, religious and economic factors that have shaped modern Scotland. Drawing on the latest research, Devine places Scotland firmly within an international context and provides a key focus for the ongoing debate regarding Scotland's future. This new edition brings the reader up-to-date with Scotland's recent history, from the high politics of the devolved parliament to the everyday effects of huge and growing levels of social inequality.
- Paperback | 768 pages
- 130 x 198 x 38mm | 458.13g
- 11 Jun 2008
- Penguin Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
Magnificent ... a high achievement, a history of modern Scotland which, rarely for the subject, endows with sweep and power the changes that have created the country we live in -- Michael Fry * The Herald * Devine's scholarship is state of the art ... if you are after answers to the big questions of Scottish history, Devine is your man -- Niall Ferguson
About Tom M. Devine
T. M. Devine (OBE) is University Research Professor and Director of the Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies at the University of Aberdeen.