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How the Scots Invented the Modern World

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How the Scots Invented the Modern World by Arthur Herman
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Sep 24, 2002 | ISBN 9780609809990
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    Sep 24, 2002 | ISBN 9780609809990

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    Dec 18, 2007 | ISBN 9780307420954

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“Finally we have a book that explains how the . . . Scots created the modern civilized values America and the Western world still uphold. This is a great book, one which is now even more relevant than ever.”—Michael Barone, U.S. News & World Report, coauthor of The Almanac of American Politics

“Arthur Herman provides a convincing and compelling argument. . . . He is a natural writer, weaving philosophical concerns seamlessly through a historical narrative that romps along at a cracking pace.”—Irvine Welsh, The Guardian

“Herman’s book tells an exciting story with gusto . . . its range and narrative verve make it an entertaining and illuminating read.”Sunday Times (London)

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