A People's History of Scotland by Chris Bambery

By Chris Bambery

ISBN-13: 978-1-78-168284-5
EPUB eISBN-13: 978-1-78-168285-2 (US)
EPUB eISBN-13: 978-1-78168-654-6 (UK)

A People's background of Scotland seems past the kings and queens, the battles and bloody defeats of the prior. It captures the background that concerns this day, tales of freedom combatants, suffragettes, the staff of purple Clydeside, and the trouble and protest of the treacherous Thatcher era.

With riveting storytelling, Chris Bambery recounts the struggles for nationhood. He charts the lives of Scots who replaced the area, in addition to those that fought for the reason for traditional humans at domestic, from the poets Robbie Burns and Hugh MacDiarmid to campaigners resembling John Maclean and Helen Crawfurd.

This is a passionate cry for greater than simply independence but additionally for a nation
based on social justice.

About the Author-
Chris Bambery is a author, broadcaster, television manufacturer and founding member of the foreign Socialist crew in Scotland. for a few years he used to be the Secretary of the British Socialist employee occasion. he's the writer of Scotland: classification and kingdom (1999), A Rebel's consultant to Gramsci (2006), the second one international conflict: A Marxist historical past (2013).

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