Scotland: Readings, c.1100-c.1500

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Bob Harris, Alan R. MacDonald
Dundee University Press, 2006 - Scotland - 256 pages

Scotland: The Making and Unmaking of the Nation, c.1100-1707aims to show the importance of Scotland's relationships to Europe and its part in a broader European story, as well as to dispel long-established myths and preconceptions which continue to exert a firm grip on public opinion. Especially in a post-devolution era, Scottish history and Scotland deserve better than this.

Scotland: The Making and Unmaking of the Nation, c.1100-1707is certainly designed to provoke but need not be taken to indicate a nationalist view of 1707 as a moment of eclipse. Scotland's history, like all histories, resists simple generalisations. Were it otherwise, its study would not be so rewarding.

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Bob Harris is a lecturer in British History at the University of Oxford. He is a prolific historian who has written on many aspects of British politics and social and cultural history in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

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