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HOW THE SCOTS INVENTED THE MODERN WORLD: THE TRUE STORY OF HOW WESTERN EUROPE'S POOREST NATION CREATED OUR WORLD & EVERYTHING IN IT by Arthur Herman - Hardcover - 2001 - from Atlanta Vintage Books 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 & EVERYTHING IN IT

by Arthur Herman

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MJF Books, 2001. Hardcover. Very Good Very Good Plus. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is square and tight. Boards are clean, but spine ends and corners are bumped. Text block is clean. Dust jacket has some slight edgewear, covers are clean, faint scuffing and rubbing. PICTURES PROVIDED UPON REQUEST.

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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