The Union: England, Scotland and the Treaty of 1707

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The story of modern Britain began 300 years ago, with the Treaty of Union between England and Scotland in 1707. In this fresh and challenging look at the origins of the United Kingdom, the first full study for four decades, Michael Fry traces the fault-lines of the present time right back to the treaty drawn up between the ruling classes of Scotland and England three centuries ago. In many previous histories this has been interpreted as mere dictation by England, which Scotland accepted for the economic gains it was ...

The Union: England, Scotland and the Treaty of 1707 2007, Birlinn Publishers, Edinburgh, Scotland

ISBN-13: 9781841586281

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