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The price of Scotland : Darien, union and the wealth of the nations

Author: Douglas Watt
Publisher: Edinburgh [Scotland] : Luath Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Price of Scotland covers a well-known episode in Scottish history, the ill-fated Darien Scheme. It recounts for the first time in almost forty years, the history of the Company of Scotland, looking at previously unexamined evidence and considering the failure in light of the Company's financial records. Douglas Watt offers the reader a new way of looking at this key moment in history, from the attempt to raise  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Watt, Douglas (Douglas A.), 1965-
Price of Scotland.
Edinburgh [Scotland] : Luath Press, 2006
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Watt
ISBN: 1909912913 9781909912915
OCLC Number: 884863425
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 312 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color
Contents: APPENDIX VIIAPPENDIX VIII; APPENDIX IX; APPENDIX X; Bibliography.
Other Titles: Darien, union and the wealth of the nations
Responsibility: by Douglas Watt.

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Charts the Darien Scheme from its inception to its demise against the financial background of the period, considering both the political and financial implications of this loss. This work deals with  Read more...

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