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David Torrance

A book subtitled ‘Scotland and the Second World War’ raises an interesting question: did a nation of less than five million people in the north of...

The historical debate over the United Kingdom has been led by those who wish to bring the Union to an end. David Torrance believes the public deserves a more balanced discussion.

David Torrance examines a pioneering article, first published in History Today in 1990, which argued that the Scottish Enlightenment was not restricted to Edinburgh but was a genuinely national phenomenon.

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