The Historical Geography of Scotland since 1707: Geographical Aspects of Modernisation

By: David Turnock

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This is the first book to take a comprehensive view of the historical geography of Scotland since the Union. The period is divided into sections separated by the Napoleonic Wars and the First World War, and each section offers a general view followed by detailed studies giving a balanced coverage of regional and urban-rural criteria, and the economic infrastructure. The book contains a number of original researches and Dr Turnock attempts to set the Scottish experience in a framework of general ideas on modernisation.

Title: The Historical Geography of Scotland since 1707: Geographical Aspects of Modernisation

Author: David Turnock

Illustrator: Reg. Price: $36.99

Categories: Scotland, Maps, Atlases, & Geography,

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: August 2005

ISBN Number: 0521892295

ISBN Number 13: 9780521892292

Binding: Paperback

Book Details: 364 pages, 228 x 152mm, Cambridge University Press

Seller ID: 892295

Description: Series: Cambridge Studies in Historical Geography (No. 2)
This is the first book to take a comprehensive view of the historical geography of Scotland since the Union. The period is divided into sections separated by the Napoleonic Wars and the First World War, and each section offers a general view followed by detailed studies giving a balanced coverage of regional and urban-rural criteria, and the economic infrastructure. The book contains a number of original researches and Dr Turnock attempts to set the Scottish experience in a framework of general ideas on modernisation.

Table of Contents
List of figures
List of tables
Acknowledgements
1. Introduction
2. Scotland before 1707
Part I. Scotland from 1707 to 1821:
3. General review
4. Agricultural improvement
5. The planned village movement
6. The whisky industry
Part II. Scotland from 1821 to 1914: 7. General review
8. Glasgow and the Clyde
9. The iron and steel industry
10. Crofting in north Scotland
Part III. Scotland Since 1914: 11. General review
12. Planning for the Central Belt
13. Forestry
14. Island perspectives
15. Conclusion
Appendix
Notes
Bibliography
Index