Books

Independence or Union: Scotland’s Past and Scotland’s Present

Shared via Kindle. Description: There can be no relationship in Europe’s history more creative, significant, vexed and uneasy than that between Scotland and England. From the Middle Ages onwards the island of Britain has been shaped by the unique dynamic be…

Scotland Now, A Warning to the World

Shared via Kindle. Description: A remarkable series of events in Scotland mean that Scottish Nationalism has never been closer to realising its goal of splitting the island of Britain in two. If it succeeds, a territorial union which has been an anchor of s…

The People’s Referendum: Why Scotland Will Never Be the Same Again

Shared via Kindle. Description: This book is about how the independence referendum changed not just Scottish politics but the nation’s people, its sense of itself and its future. This is the story of the campaign and its aftermath, not as recorded by pollst…

Walking the Border: A Journey Between Scotland and England

Shared via Kindle. Description: In this book Ian Crofton makes a journey on foot from Gretna Green in the southwest to Berwick in the northeast, following as close as possible the Anglo-Scottish Border as it has been fixed since the union of the crowns in 1…

Scots and the Union

Shared via Kindle. Description: This book traces the events leading to the Treaty of Union of 1707, assesses the treaty’s impact on Scottish society, and challenges the traditional view that Scots were “bought and sold for English gold” and bullied into a u…