The Future of Scotland
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Originally published in 1977, at a time when Scottish affairs were in a state of flux as the debate over political devolution and self-government was pursued, this book deals with key features of Scottish development. It explores the main issues which were then being considered in the planning of Scotland’s future. The contributors discuss the issues from a global perspective using Scotland as an occasion for detailed focus.
Table of Contents
Introduction. 1. The Scottish Identity Christopher Smout 2. The Arts in Scotland George Bruce 3. Mineral Wealth Donald Duff 4. The Growth of the Energy Industries John Francis 5. The Scottish Diet Kenneth Blaxter 6. Health Care Michael Parry 7. The Educational System James Scotland 8. Trends in the Economy Andrew Hargrave 9. The Outlook for Industry John Evans 10. Prospects for Transport Olaf Thornton 11. The Built Environment Jan Fladmark 12. Scotland’s Defence John Erikson 13. The Political Response James Kellas 14. An Afterword William Robertson.