- 语种： 英语
- ISBN: 0300158297
- 条形码: 9780300158298
- 商品尺寸: 12.7 x 2.5 x 19.7 cm
- 商品重量: 340 g
- ASIN: 0300158297
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Those ornery Scots2012年8月22日 - 已在美国亚马逊上发表
Those who give one-star reviews to The Invention of Scotland must be cranky kilt-wearing folks with peat chips on their shoulders and empty porridge bowls, who are irritated by phrases like this: ". . . for the sea, in so wild and mountainous an archipelago, unites rather than divides; and western Scotland was an extension of Ulster long before Ulster became an extension of western Scotland." Trevor-Roper wrote the lovely well-documented prose once associated with educated historians. I'm only up to the year 1582 and I love this book. Going back to Dalriada.
Though Roper's work in other fields has been rightly criticised ...2016年1月5日 - 已在美国亚马逊上发表
Though Roper's work in other fields has been rightly criticised I can find no fault here. Popular Scottish history is indeed very, very heavily romanticised and politicised. Roper exposes only some of the national fantasy - there is so much more bunkum that he could have written about - enough for two more volumes at least.
Classic Biased History of the Scottish People2008年10月19日 - 已在美国亚马逊上发表
The Invention of Scotland: Myth and HistoryAuthor Hugh Trevor-Roper seems to be one of those self-loathing Scots who are against "all-things-Tartan". In his zeal to destroy the "Tartan Myth" and the popular world view of Scotland,he forgets that it precisely those national qualities which the world finds so irresistible.