Independence of the Scottish Mind

Elite Narratives, Public Spaces and the Making of a Modern Nation

  • Gerry Hassan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction: The Scottish Debate and the Crises of Britain

  3. The Long Revolution

  4. Stories of Modern Scotland

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 232-266

About this book


This study explores modern Scotland and examines how Scottish politics, culture and identities have interacted within the national and international contexts in the last thirty years. It considers which voices and opinions have proven influential and defining and charts the boundaries of public conversation to and beyond the independence referendum


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Authors and affiliations

  • Gerry Hassan
    • 1
  1. 1.University of the West of ScotlandUK

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