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The Transformation of Scotland
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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Scottish Economy in Historical Context (G.C. Peden);; Part I: 1700-1914; Chapter 1 The Modern Economy: Scotland and the Act of Union (T.M. Devine); Chapter 2 Industrialisation (T.M. Devine); Chapter 3 The Transformation of Agriculture: Cultivation and Clearance; (T.M. Devine); Chapter 4 The Establishment of the Financial Network (C.H. Lee); Chapter 5 Economic Progress: Wealth and Poverty (C.H. Lee);; Part II: 1914-2000; Chapter 6 The Regional Economies of Scotland (David Newlands); Chapter 7 The Modernisation of Scottish Agriculture (Ewen A. Cameron); Chapter 8 Unbalanced Growth: Prosperity and Deprivation (C.H. Lee); Chapter 9 The Managed Economy: Scotland 1919-2000 (G.C. Peden);; Conclusion: The Legacy of the Past and Future Prospects (G.C. Peden).

About the Author

Professor Tom Devine is Glucksman Research Chair in Irish and Scottish Studies at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland and the related AHRB Centre in Irish-Scottish Studies. He is author of many books including the best-selling The Scottish Nation. Professor Clive H. Lee is Professor of Historical Economics, University of Aberdeen. George Peden is Professor of History, University of Stirling.

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A welcome addition to the historical literature on modern Scotland ! this is a useful book, which takes the study of economic history in Scotland into some new territory, and will be essential introductory reading on undergraduate courses in the subject. Readable, accessible and welcome!This is a good, brave and stimulating book, one for the policy-makers to digest. -- T. C. Smout A welcome addition to the historical literature on modern Scotland ! this is a useful book, which takes the study of economic history in Scotland into some new territory, and will be essential introductory reading on undergraduate courses in the subject. Readable, accessible and welcome!This is a good, brave and stimulating book, one for the policy-makers to digest.

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