Modern Scottish History, 1707 to the Present: The Modernisation of Scotland, 1850 to the Present - Vol. 2


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.

Additional information

  • 2
Includes content by:
  • Ian Levitt
  • Richard J. Finlay
  • Ewen A. Cameron
  • Peter L. Payne
  • Bill Kenefick
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • East Linton, Scotland
Publication year:
  • 1998


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