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Scotland Since 1688: Struggle for a Nation

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Scotland Since 1688 tells the story of the three hundred years since the Act of Union yoked the Scottish to the English.
From Adam Smith to David Hume, from Robert Burns to Sir Walter Scott, this important historical account relates Scotland's triumphs with a survey of the country's greatest thinkers, writers and poets, its soldiers, explorers and emigrant entrepreneurs. It
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Unknown Binding, 192 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by Cima Books
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Tim
Sep 09, 2011 Tim rated it liked it
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The history of Scotland from 1688 to the reinstatement of the national parliament in 1999 is presented in a series of short essays on various subjects. This works well to avoids the tediousness of a long uninterrupted narrative throughout the book. There are numerous sidebars, many on interesting historical figures, with others on specific historical events. These lend add some depth and richness to the overall narrative.

Visually, the book is quite nice. It is loaded throughout with illustration
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