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T.M. Devine's "The Scottish Nation: A History, " is that rarest of breeds, a scholarly work that can be enjoyed by the general reader. The book covers the history of Scotland from the Act of Union with England to the beginnings of devolution in Cited by: Devine's main research interest is the history of the Scottish nation since c. and its global connections and impact. He is regarded as the leading authority on the history of modern Scotland. He is the author or editor of some three dozen books and close to articles on topics as diverse Sir Thomas Martin Devine, Kt OBE FBA FRSE HonMRIA FRHistS FSA /5. For more than four hundred years Scotland existed as a separate kingdom and an independent nation. Who created the kingdom and fought for the survival of the nation? By the Scottish nation had come into being. In it gave up its independence. What happened in the contentious years in between is the subject of this s: 0. The Scottish Nation book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important Pages:
Devine has written four books for Penguin: The Scottish Nation, Scotland's Empire, To the Ends of the Earthand Independence or Union. He is Sir William Fraser Professor Emeritus of Scottish History and Palaeography at the University of Edinburgh. In he was awarded the Royal Gold Medal, Scotland's supreme academic accolade, Cited by: Sir Walter Scott, the major Scottish author, is afforded thirty full pages, and that is where, for all intents and purposes, the book ends - in An Epilogue follows, a full twenty-nine pages, which takes the story up to the year Cited by: Buy The Scottish Nation: New edition by Devine, T M (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(19). Scots created the modern civilized values America and the Western world still uphold. This is a great book, one which is now even more relevant than ever.” —Michael Barone, U.S. News & World Report, coauthor of The Almanac of American Politics “Arthur Herman provides a convincing and compelling argumentCited by:
History of the Scottish Nation: All Volumes Paperback – April 7, by James Wylie (Author) out of 5 stars 13 ratings. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(13). The Scottish Nation: Or The Surnames, Families, Literature, Honours, and Biographical History of the People of Scotland, Volume 2 The Scottish Nation: Or The Surnames, Families, Literature, Honours, and Biographical History of the People of Scotland, William Anderson. Hailed as a vast, superb history [that] relates Scotlands past over a dozen millennia (Kirkus Reviews), Magnusson draws on a great deal of modern scholarship to redefine a nations charts the long struggle toward nationhood, explores the roots of the original Scots, and examines the extent to which Scotland was shaped by the Romans, the Picts, the Vikings, /5. The Scottish Nation: Or The Surnames, Families, Literature, Honours, and Biographical History of the People of Scotland, Volume 3 The Scottish Nation: Or The Surnames, Families, Literature, Honours, and Biographical History of the People of Scotland, William Anderson: Edition: reprint: Published: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan4/5(1).