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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 - Paperback - 2002 - from Malvern Phillips 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: Fine/No Jacket


Three Rivers Press (CA), 2002 Illus. by Mar0107. Trade paperback. Fine. Fine. No Jacket Fine. No Jacket Fine. No DJ Issued Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Book is in UNREAD condition. Entirely AS NEW. No marks, no bumps, no creases. No spine crease Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 472 p. Mar0107; British Isles; Civilization; Civilization, Modern; Europe; General; History; National characteristics, Scottish; Non-Fiction; Scots..

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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