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Regarding the title and thesis, that the people of Scotland invented the modern world, nearly every reviewer commented on it, some calling it "provocative",  a "hyperbole",  "absurd" and "pandering to prejudice". In The Scotsman , Graham Leicester writes that the "overblown rhetoric invites a sceptical reaction. But I suggest we just accept this extraordinary compliment graciously.
Critics found the book well-written  and scholarly but with an over-reaching thesis. The [Scots] did not, like a number of their French counterparts, seek to construct a new world Irvine Welsh accused Herman of neglecting or down-playing some of the unfavourable actions by Scots, like the Highland Clearances , prominence in the slave trade, and the formation of the Ku Klux Klan.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dewey Decimal. As a general introduction to the Scottish thinkers of the 18th century and to the subsequent activities of the Scottish diaspora, it is sensible and measured. Unfortunately, the author does not know when to stop.
In rightly praising the Scots for their remarkable achievements, he wants to make them responsible for everything. Books in Canada. The Sunday Times. How the Scots Invented the Modern World. Three Rivers Press.
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