Reviews

  • Magnificent ... a high achievement, a history of modern Scotland which, rarely for the subject, endows with sweep and power the changes that have created the country we live in

    Michael Fry, Herald
  • Devine's scholarship is state of the art ... if you are after answers to the big questions of Scottish history, Devine is your man

    Niall Ferguson
  • I think this book takes its place among the greatest accounts of Scotland's history available today

    Alex Salmond, New Statesman BOOKS OF THE YEAR