Modern Scottish History, 1707 to the Present: Major documents

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Anthony Cooke, Ian Donnachie
Tuckwell Press, Mar 28, 1998 - Scotland - 308 pages
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A series of books published as teaching and learning materials for the Dundee/Open University Distance Learning Course in Modern Scottish History which contain the fruits of up-to-date research by Scotland's most distinguished historians. The volumes can be read and enjoyed singly, but as a whole the entire series provides the most detailed and accessible introduction available to Scottish history from the Union of the Parliaments to the present day. Volumes 1 and 2 contain 13 essays each covering all aspects of political, economic, social, religious and cultural life from 1707 to the present day. Volumes 3 and 4 contain 24 and 22 articles respectively published over a wide period dealing with more specialist topics which enable the reader to gain a knowledge of the era in question. Volume 5 consists of 145 annotated documents spanning the period which provide valuable insights into key events and contemporary attitudes.

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Extract from William Seton of Pitmedden younger A
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Letter James Ogilvy 1st Earl of Seafield to Godolphin
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Letter from George Lockhart of Carnwath to the Old
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Carmen Lavin and Ian Donnachie are both at The Open University.

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