19 April 1984
Show More Literature and Gentility in Scotland by David Daiches.
Edinburgh, 114 pp., £6.50, June 1982, 9780852244388Show More
New Perspectives on the Politics and Culture of Early Modern Scotland edited by John Dwyer, Roger Mason and Alexander Murdoch.
John Donald, 340 pp., £15, August 1982, 0 85976 066 9Show More
Adam Smith by R.H. Campbell and A.S. Skinner.
Croom Helm, 231 pp., £12.95, June 1982, 9780709907299Show More
Sister Peg edited by David Raynor.
Cambridge, 127 pp., £15.50, June 1981, 0 521 24299 1Show More
Boswell: The Applause of the Jury 1782-1785 edited by Irma Lustig and Frederick Pottle.
Heinemann, 419 pp., £15, July 1982, 0 434 43945 2Show More
Muir of Huntershill by Christina Bewley.
Oxford, 212 pp., £8.50, May 1981, 0 19 211768 8Show More
“... The leading figures in all these books are well-known, and are located in a period of conspicuous intellectual activity in the Scotland of the mid and late 18th century. This was the time when the modern social sciences were created as areas of legitimate study, much of their content for the use of teenage university students. There was also a modest literary revival. The great men of the Scottish ...”