Scotland and the Union, 1707 to 2007: Scotland and the Union 1707-2007
Scotland and the Union, 1707 to 2007: Scotland and the Union 1707-2007
Brand: Edinburgh University Press

Scotland and the Union, 1707 to 2007: Scotland and the Union 1707-2007

  • Publish Date: 2008-05-12
  • Binding: Paperback

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Written by the cream of academic talent in modern Scottish history and politics, this book provides a comprehensive examination of the past, present and future prospects of the Anglo-Scottish Union. A scholarly but accessible read, its contributors do not shy away from the controversies surrounding the Union. Their cutting-edge research is presented in a lucid style, serving as an excellent introduction to some key aspects of the Anglo-Scottish relationship between 1707 and 2007.Scotland and the Union 1707-2007 covers all the key themes:* Why the Union took place* A growing acceptance of the Union in the 18th century* The impact of Scots' central role in the British Empire* The politics of unionism* The challenge of nationalism* Thatcherism and the Union* Devolution and prospects for the futureNo other volume considers the entire 300-year experience of union - from its origins in the early 18th century to the historic parliamentary victory of the SNP in May 2007.This is the essential text for unders


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