The Transformation of Scotland: The Economy since 1700

This is the first comprehensive history of the Scottish economy over the last three centuries to appear in a generation. Written by leading scholars in the field, it presents 'state of the art' research in an accessible style to all those interested in understanding the historical context...

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Main Author: Devine.
Format: eBook
Published: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland : Edinburgh University Press.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: The Scottish Economy in Historical Context (G.C. Peden);; Part I: 1700-1914; Chapter 1 The Modern Economy: Scotland and the Act of Union (T.M. Devine); Chapter 2 Industrialisation (T.M. Devine); Chapter 3 The Transformation of Agriculture: Cultivation and Clearance; (T.M. Devine); Chapter 4 The Establishment of the Financial Network (C.H. Lee); Chapter 5 Economic Progress: Wealth and Poverty (C.H. Lee);; Part II: 1914-2000; Chapter 6 The Regional Economies of Scotland (David Newlands); Chapter 7 The Modernisation of Scottish Agriculture (Ewen A. Cameron); Chapter 8 Unbalanced Growth: Prosperity and Deprivation (C.H. Lee); Chapter 9 The Managed Economy: Scotland 1919-2000 (G.C. Peden);; Conclusion: The Legacy of the Past and Future Prospects (G.C. Peden).