A History of The Scottish People 1560-1830
Title: A History of The Scottish People 1560-1830
Author: T. C. Smout
Publisher: Collins, London
Hardback - 2nd Edition(presumed) with original dustcover. 576pp, Notes, Index. 37 black and white illustrations
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This is very much a social history of Scotland - the first half of the work traces the growth of the Scottish nation and describes the social impact of the Reformation, the settling of the countryside and the different types of agriculture, the emergence of the burghs and the activities of the merchants. The second, taking the point of the division in 1690, considers the relations of state and church, the transformation of the economy and the problems of population. The Highlands have a chapter to themselves. The book concludes with a survey of education and of the social change and intellectual achievement of the golden age of Scottish culture.
For some reason the title page has been torn out so it is impossible to ascertain the publication date of the book. However the rest of the book is in fine condition and all pages present. There is some light fraying and a small tear to the original dustcover. The cheaper price reflects the missing title page.
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