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How the Scots invented the Modern World

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How the Scots invented the Modern World : the true story of how western Europe's poorest nation created our world & everything in it

Herman, Arthur, 1956-

New York : Three Rivers Press, c2001.

viii, 472 p. ; 21 cm.

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Now in paperback, this lively bestseller traces the history of Scotland's many contributions to our culture, drawing on the most recent research of scholars and historians to demonstrate just how central the Scots have been throughout the rise of the West.

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978-0-609-80999-0 (pbk.) : $14.95

ISBN:

978-0-609-80999-0 (pbk.)

LC Call No:

DA772 .H53 2001

Dewey Class No:

941.1

Author:

Herman, Arthur, 1956-

Title:

How the Scots invented the Modern World : the true story of how western Europe's poorest nation created our world & everything in it / Arthur Herman.

Edition:

1st pbk. ed.

Publisher:

New York : Three Rivers Press, c2001.

Physical:

viii, 472 p. ; 21 cm.

Notes:

Originally published: New York : Crown Publishers, c2001.

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 431-452) and index.

Summary:

Now in paperback, this lively bestseller traces the history of Scotland's many contributions to our culture, drawing on the most recent research of scholars and historians to demonstrate just how central the Scots have been throughout the rise of the West.

Subject:

Civilization, Modern--Scottish influences.

Subject:

National characteristics, Scottish.

Subject:

Scots.

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505 ContentsNote 0   $a Formatted contents note  The new Jerusalem -- A trap of their own making -- The proper study of mankind I -- The proper study of mankind II -- A land divided -- Last stand -- Profitable ventures -- A select society: Adam Smith and his friends -- "That great design": Scots in America -- Light from the north: Scots,liberals, and reform -- The last minstrel: Sir Walter Scott and the Highland revival -- Practical matters: Scots in science and industry -- The sun never sets: Scots and the British Empire -- Self-made men: Scots in the United States.
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