Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 November 2008

192 Pages | 15 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199230792

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Scotland: A Very Short Introduction

Rab Houston

Very Short Introductions

  • A concise, lively, and at times opinionated account of Scottish history, politics, society, religion, and culture - both past and present
  • Looks at the Scottish diaspora, and Scotland's relationship with Britain, Europe, the US, and the wider world
  • Explains why Scottish national identity is so distinctive today
  • Looks at current issues such as devolution, the Scottish economy, and the environment