ISBN 10: 178023287X / ISBN 13: 9781780232874
Gebraucht / Anzahl: 0
Bei weiteren Verkäufern erhältlich
Alle  Exemplare dieses Buches anzeigen

Über dieses Buch

Leider ist dieses Exemplar nicht mehr verfügbar. Wir haben Ihnen weitere Exemplare dieses Titels unten aufgelistet.


Buchnummer des Verkäufers

Über diesen Titel:

Bewertung (bereitgestellt von Goodreads):
4 durchschnittlich
(1 Bewertungen)

Inhaltsangabe: Is the United Kingdom really as united as its name might suggest? For many people in the UK, increasing nationalism in Scotland raises serious questions about what the UK is, and where its future lies. In The Road to Independence?, now available in a revised and expanded Second Edition, Murray Pittock not only gives an account of modern Scottish nationalism, but explains what Scotland's role in Britain has been historically and why it has changed radically in the last 50 years, with the debate about independence coming to the fore. The book now features a Foreword by First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond, which describes the debate surrounding the Scottish referendum on independence from the UK, due to take place in September 2014. Pittock gives a lively account of the rise of modern Scottish nationalism and the reasons for it, the recent history and differing character of Scotland's cities and cultural industries, the impact of multiculturalism on Scottish as distinct from British society, and the changes wrought by devolution, including the reasons for the election of Scotland's first ever nationalist government in 2007. The Road to Independence? is the only history of Scotland available with a truly contemporary focus. In dealing with everything from political structures to modern painting it is remarkably comprehensive; in explaining the rise of modern nationalism it is of fundamental importance to policymakers and the wider public. It will be of interest to students of politics, history, law and social science, and to all who want to understand the rapidly changing face of the UK.

Rezension: 'enormously informative and often thought-provoking . . . this book could hardly be improved on: it's lively, lucid, witty, beautifully written.' --Michael Kerrigan, The Scotsman

'a fine introduction to today's Scotland and its place in the United Kingdom . . . timely and comprehensive.' --Nations and Nationalism

'a well arranged exposition of the various pressures and stresses Scottish society has faced and faces still.' --The Diplomat

„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.

Bibliografische Details

Zustand: New

Beste Suchergebnisse beim ZVAB


Pittock, Murray
Verlag: Reaktion, London (2013)
ISBN 10: 178023287X ISBN 13: 9781780232874
Gebraucht Softcover Anzahl: 1
Plurabelle Books Ltd
(Cambridge, Vereinigtes Königreich)

Buchbeschreibung Reaktion, London, 2013. Buchzustand: As New. 261p paperback, white cover with thistle and rose design, a clean copy, firm, in excellent condtion, like new. Artikel-Nr. PAB 184233

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Gebraucht kaufen
EUR 14,32
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 3,71
Von Vereinigtes Königreich nach Deutschland
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer