Scottish Independence – a Long View

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Bella Caledonia
Scottish Independence – a Long View

  Presentism is the historian’s powerful sworn enemy. Insisting on seeing the past through the lens of today’s preoccupations hinders attempts to understand the world through the eyes of yesteryear’s denizens. These dynamics are even more powerful when it comes to nationhood. Nationalism ultimately draws its strength from a sense of the national community’s timelessness […]

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Bella Caledonia
Scottish Independence – a Long View