As the Scottish people prepare for their biggest ever collective decision with a proposed referendum near at hand, The Independence Book forcefully sets out the Case for Independence. The Imperative of Independence is demonstrated by varied distinguished authors, including contributions from Neil Kay, Tom Nairn and Betty Davies. Each author tackles the subject in a different way - personal, political, historical or academic - but the key denominator is clear: Independence Must Come.
|Title||A Nation Again|
|Subtitle||Why Independence will be Good for Scotland (and England too)|
|Author||Paul Henderson Scott (ed.), Betty Davies, Neil Kay, Stephen Maxwell, Tom Nairn, Harry Reid|
|Author Bio||Paul Henderson Scott is a former diplomat and has been Rector of Dundee University, President of the Saltire Society and Spokesman for the SNP on Culture and International Affairs. He has written over 15 books, including his autobiography A Twentieth Century Life.|
|Back Cover Text||If you believe in the Case for Independence, this book will provide you with a stirring endorsement of your view. If you are sceptical, it might well persuade you to convert to the cause. If you are downright hostile, this book could be dangeroud - it could prompt you to rethink. Suddenly Scottish Independence is within grasp. Is this a frivolous pipedream, a romantic illusion? Or is it, as the writers of this dynamic and positive collection of essays insist, an authentic political option, feasible and beneficial? As the Scottish people prepare for their biggest ever collective decision, this book forcefully sets out the Case for Independence. The distinguished authors, from a variety of different perspectives, argue the acase for the Imperative of Independence. The case is made in various styles - personal, political, academic, historical, philosophical. But the key denominator is clear - Independence Must Come: it will be good for Scotland (and England too).|
|Reviews||If anyone were to ask me if there’s a handy wee book which effectively argues the case for Scottish independence and, just as importantly, counters the main Unionist objections, then this is the book I’d recommend. It does what it says on the tin.|
|BISAC Subject||POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Nationalism & Patriotism|