Scotland in the Twentieth Century

Richard J. Finlay, G. Menzies (Editor)

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Abstract

This ambitious project surveys the massive changes the 20th century has brought to Scotland. The nation's leading commentators give an overview of the most important trends, providing new insights and fresh perspectives. Comparative reference to other societies in the UK and Europe highlight the unique elements of Scotland's distinctive development. Home Rule issues, the discovery of oil, deindustrialisation, public housing, education, landownership, the role of women, social class, and many more areas of Scottish life are assessed and explored in this rich, rewarding and comprehensive study.
LanguageEnglish
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
Number of pages312
ISBN (Print)074860751X
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1996

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Keywords

  • 2oth century history
  • scottish history
  • home rule
  • scottish politics

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Finlay, R. J., & Menzies, G. (Ed.) (1996). Scotland in the Twentieth Century. Edinburgh University Press.
Finlay, Richard J. ; Menzies, G. (Editor). / Scotland in the Twentieth Century. Edinburgh University Press, 1996. 312 p.
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