Scotland and Nationalism: Scottish Society and Politics, 1707-1977

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Scotland and Nationalism: Scottish Society and Politics, 1707-1977

By Christopher Harvie
Allen & Unwin, 1977
318 pp. $16.50
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Essentially a series of intelligent and perceptive essays on different aspects of the Anglo-Scottish Union, based on the premise that only an understanding of the past can clarify the present when "the main question . . . [is] how to prevent a total disintegration of the relationship between the two peoples." The author, a young Scottish historian, argues for a radical reordering of society.