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32%OFFMichael Lynch - Scotland - 9780712698931 - V9780712698931
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Description for Scotland Paperback. This full-length history of Scotland spans 18 centuries, from the Picts to the 1980s. The book focuses on social and cultural history, including life in the towns, the changing role of the nobility and the shifting images of Scottish identity. Num Pages: 528 pages, 1. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 3D; 3F; 3H; 3J; HBJD1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 153 x 40. Weight in Grams: 728.

From Bannockburn and Robert the Bruce to the union of the crowns and Mary, Queen of Scots; from the Reformation and John Knox, to the Enlightenment and the Highland Clearances, and right up to devolution, Scotland is the definitive history of a country that has experienced centuries of dramatic change.

Michael Lynch, named as 'one of the most influential historians in Scotland of the last thirty years', has penned an extraordinary one-volume history of the country that spans twenty centuries, from the Picts to the present day.

Thrilling, comprehensive, provocative and timely, Scotland is a monumental work ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
528
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
Number of Pages
544
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780712698931
SKU
V9780712698931
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Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
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99-99

About Michael Lynch
Michael Lynch is an Honorary Fellow in the School of Historical Studies at the University of Leicester, UK. His research interests are in modern European and Chinese history and his recent publications include: Mao (2004), Modern China (2006), Autocracy to Communism: Russia 1894-1941 (2008), and Nazi Germany (2012).

Reviews for Scotland
It's a book that seems more like a multi-volume history, so sweeping is it; yet lucid and captivating even in detailed areas... Fundamental to Lynch's approach is a sense of connection between now and then, however far back; he continuously shows how Scottish identity refashions its heroes and myths, yet clings to survival
Douglas Gifford A monumental achievement
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Goodreads reviews for Scotland


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