Price of Scotland: Darien, Union and the Wealth of Nations
Watt offers a fascinating account of a tumultuous period in Scottish history when the country was gripped by financial mania. Looking at previously unexamined evidence, this work shows that Scottish mismanagement, not English interference, led to Scotlands greatest financial disaster.
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CHAPTER TWO Imperial Bliss
CHAPTER FOUR London Scots
CHAPTER SIX Directors
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