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No Gods and Precious Few Heroes: Twentieth-century Scotland (The New History of Scotland #8)

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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 ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published July 19th 1993 by Edinburgh University Press (first published January 1st 1981)
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Professor Christopher Harvie is a Scottish historian and author. He was Professor of British and Irish Studies at the University of Tübingen, Germany and a Scottish National Party Member of the Scottish Parliament for Mid Scotland and Fife from 2007 to 2011.

Harvie grew up in the Borders village of St. Boswells and was educated at Kelso High School and the Royal High School in Edinburgh. He studied
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Other Books in the Series

The New History of Scotland (10 books)
  • Warlords and Holy Men: Scotland AD 80-1000 (The New History of Scotland, #1)
  • Kingship and Unity: Scotland, 1000-1306 (New History of Scotland, #2)
  • Independence and Nationhood: Scotland 1306-1469 (New History of Scotland, #3)
  • Power and Propaganda: Scotland 1306-1488
  • Court, Kirk and Community: Scotland, 1470-1625 (The New History of Scotland, #4)
  • Lordship To Patronage: Scotland, 1603 1745
  • Integration, Enlightenment, And Industrialization: Scotland 1746 1832
  • Industry and Ethos: Scotland 1832-1914
  • Ourselves and Others: Scotland 1832-1914

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