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How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The True Story of How Western Europe's Poorest Nation Created Our World and Everything in It by  Arthur Herman - First Edition - 2001 - from Callaghan Books South and Biblio.com

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How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The True Story of How Western Europe's Poorest Nation Created Our World and Everything in It

by Herman, Arthur

Condition: As New/As New


Crown, 2001. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, red covers, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 392 pages. DJ beneath mylar, colorfully designed with color-illustration of Scotsman on front and back left. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The true story of how western Europe's poorest nation created our world & everything in it is a non-fiction book written by Arthur Herman. The book examines the origins of the Scottish Enlightenment and what impact it had on the modern world. Following the Great Man approach, Herman focuses on individuals and presents their biographies in the context of their individual fields and within the theme of the Scottish contributions to the world.




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