Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 May 2014

448 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780748680276

Bookseller Code (1A)

The Scots and the Union

Then and Now

Second Edition

Christopher A. Whatley

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Adds historical dimension to the current debate about the Union between England and Scotland
  • Challenges dominant views that the Scots were "bought and sold for English gold" when Scottish and English parliaments were united in 1707
  • Key background reading for anyone interested in the 2014 referendum on independence for Scotland from the United Kingdom/England

New to this Edition:

  • New chapter expands the debate into the present
  • Updated in light of new research