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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 - from Ad Infinitum 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 HERMAN, ARTHUR

Condition: Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition


Crown Publishers, New York: 2001. Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. Mention of Scotland and the Scots usually conjures up images of kilts, bagpipes, Scotch whisky, and golf. But as historian and author Arthur Herman demonstrates, in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries Scotland earned the respect of the rest of the world for its crucial contributions to science, philosophy, literature, education, medicine, commerce, and politics - contributions that have formed and nurtured the modern West ever since. Includes an Index. "This is a great book, one which is now even more relevant than ever. It deserves to be a best seller." - Michael Barone, U.S. News & World Report, coauthor of The Almanac of American Politics ISBN: 0609606352.

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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