1 edition of Modern Scots verse, 1922-1977 found in the catalog.
Modern Scots verse, 1922-1977
|Statement||edited by Alexander Scott.|
|Contributions||Scott, Alexander, 1920-|
|LC Classifications||PR8658 .M6, PR8658 M6|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||168 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||168|
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This is a great book, one which is now even more relevant than ever.”—Michael Barone, U.S. News & World Report, coauthor of The Almanac of American PoliticsCited by: “Finally we have a book that explains how the Scots created the modern civilized values America and the Western world still uphold.
This is a great book, one which is now even more relevant than ever.”—Michael Barone, U.S. News & World Report, coauthor of The Almanac of American Politics “Arthur Herman provides a convincing and compelling argument/5().
"How the Scots Invented the Modern World" tells an untold story with wit and eloquence. This provocative book will gain the interest of Scots and non-Scots alike who are left to wonder how a small group living in the shadow of their southern neighbors had such a Cited by: This book explores the history of modern Scotland from the Renaissance and Reformation periods rather than the previous conventional starting points, such Modern Scots verse the Union of or the later seventeenth century.
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