The Scottish Nation

The Scottish Nation : 1700-2000

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Overturning many assumptions about Scotland's history, this book takes both traditional topics and new themes, making them fascinating and accessible for those wanting to understand the recent development of this historic nation, as the first Scottish Parliament since 1707 prepares to meet in the summer of 2000.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 720 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 34mm | 439.99g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • maps
  • 0140230041
  • 9780140230048

Table of contents

Part 1 1700-1760: Scotland in Great Britain; the Jacobite challenge; the Union and the economy; roots of Enlightenment; the parish state. Part 2 1760-1830: Scotland transformed; the rural lowlands - the old world and the new; urbanization; the disintegration of clanship; the old regime and radical protest; highlandism and Scottish identity. Part 3 1830-1939: the world's workshop; politics, power and identity in Victorian Scotland; the decline and fall of liberal hegemony; the Scottish city; religion and society; educating the people; the highlands and crofting society; land, elites and people; emigrants; new Scots; Scottish women - family, work and politics. Part 4 1939-2000: war and peace; the Scottish question; a nation reborn?.show more

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