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Published: 10 July 2014

288 Pages | 24 black & white halftones, 4 maps


ISBN: 9780198714880

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Scotland: A Short History

new edition

Christopher Harvie

  • The long view of Scotland - its land, people, and culture - from Ice Age to Independence Referendum
  • Follows the long and tense relationship between Scotland and her southern neighbour, from the Middle Ages to the 21st century
  • Combines a powerful political narrative with studies of Scotland's landscape, communities, and cities, her painting, prose, and poetry through the centuries
  • Frames both remote and recent developments in their British, European, and world contexts
  • The ideal short introduction to the life of a nation considering yet another turning point in its long history

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