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Scotland and the Union 1707-2007
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Scotland and the Union 1707-2007

Tom Devine

Abstract

This book provides a comprehensive examination of the past, present and future prospects of the Anglo-Scottish Union. Its contributors do not shy away from the controversies surrounding the Union. Their research serves as an introduction to some key aspects of the Anglo-Scottish relationship between 1707 and 2007. The book covers: why the Union took place; the growing acceptance of the Union in the eighteenth century; the impact of Scots' central role in the British Empire; the politics of unionism; the challenge of nationalism; Thatcherism and the Union; and devolution and prospects for the f ... More

Keywords: Anglo-Scottish Union, eighteenth century, British Empire, unionism, nationalism, Thatcherism, devolution, parliamentary victory, SNP, May 2007

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780748635412
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635412.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tom Devine, editor

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