Monthly Archives: November 2013

News Round-up: Views from Abroad

Coree Brown rounds up coverage of Scotland’s referendum in the international press.  The Wall Street Journal covers First Minister Alex Salmond’s trade visit to China, noting that while China has adopted a zero tolerance party on autonomist movements within its own borders, … Continue reading

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Carving out a Scottish Identity

Writing in the Scotsman, Tom Devine discusses the historical evolution of the Scottish identity, noting that polls don’t reflect the nuanced and dual nature of Scottish and British identity, one that emerged in the Victorian era. The recent analysis of … Continue reading

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