How the Scots Invented the Modern World
The True Story of How Western Europe's Poorest Nation Created Our World & Everything in It
ISBN10: 0609809997 ISBN13: 9780609809990 Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub (T) Published: Sep 1 2002 Pages: 472 Weight: 0.85lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.25" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
A distinguished historian explores the seminal contributions of Scotland to the development of modern Western civilization, discussing the impact of such ideals as democracy, freedom of speech, equal opportunity, and a commitment to education and exploring Scottish accomplishments in the fields of philosophy, science, medicine, engineering, political thought, and more. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.