The Invisible Spirit: A Life of Post-War Scotland 1945-75

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This title presents a history of Scottish society, politics and culture from VE Day 1945 to the coming of North Sea oil 1975.

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Kenneth Roy was born and brought up in Falkirk, Scotland. After ten years working as an anchorman in BBC TV News and Current Affairs he became a critic and columnist in the print media, notably Scotland on Sunday and the Observer. He founded The Institute of Contemporary Scotland in 2000 and is now editor of online campaigning journal the Scottish Review and chair of the Young Scotland programme, which encourages debate and exchange of ideas among young adults in Scotland.

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'So good I could all but not put it down: every home should have one' -- Candia McWilliam * Books of the Year, Scotsman * 'A spellbinding read. Walking through history with an expert guide' -- Lord Robertson of Port Ellen 'A masterpiece, and an entertaining one at that' -- Catherine Czerkawska * Books of the Year, wordarts * 'Something that needed to be written' - -- David Kynaston * Books of the Year, Guardian * 'The most remarkable book on Scotland I have ever read' - -- Ian Hamilton, QC

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