Century of the Scottish People: 1830-1950

September 10, 1990|
Century of the Scottish People: 1830-1950 by T. C. Smout
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A new cover reprint of the second volume of T. C. Smout''s magnificent - and indispensable - account of the Scottish people, from 1830-1950.''Professor Smout''s "History of the Scottish People 1560-1830" was hailed as a classic piece of social history. If you had time to read only one book on Scotland, this was it.Unfortunately, you now have to read two."A Century of the Scottish People" is as satisfying and enlightening as its predecessor.'' John Kenyon, Observer''An admirable example of how academic history may yet be written for the general reader. It is deeply enjoyable, lively, packed with interesting detail, illuminating anecdote and pithy observation.'' Allan Massie, The Times
Professor T. C. Smout was educated at the Leys School and Clare College, Cambridge. He was appointed to the Personal Chair in Economic History, University of Edinburgh, in 1971, and took up his present position as Professor of Scottish History at the University of St Andrews in 1980. Besides publishing journals, he is the author of Sco...
Title:Century of the Scottish People: 1830-1950
Product dimensions:372 pages, 7.8 X 5.08 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:372 pages, 7.8 X 5.08 X 0 in
Published:September 10, 1990
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780006861416

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