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The Rousing of the Scottish Working Class James D. Young

The Rousing of the Scottish Working Class

James D. Young

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In 1979 historian James D. Young published this seminal study of Scottish working class history. Now updated to cover the period from 1774 to 2008, this is the first time The Rousing of the Scottish Working Class has been available in an electronicMoreIn 1979 historian James D. Young published this seminal study of Scottish working class history. Now updated to cover the period from 1774 to 2008, this is the first time The Rousing of the Scottish Working Class has been available in an electronic format.An essential text for those interested in Scottish history.Having left school at fourteen-years-old to work as a labourer and subsequently as a railway worker, James Young went on to study at Oxford, and gain his PhD from Strathclyde University in Scotland before becoming a Reader in History at Stirling University. One of Scotlands most prolific and some would say most controversial historians, he is also the author of The Very Bastards of Creation (Scottish International Radicalism 1707-1995) and Socialism Since 1889: A Biographical History.