How the Scots Invented the Modern World

Professor Herman discussed his book How the Scots Invented the Modern World, published by Crown Publishing Group. The book looks at the contributions… read more

Professor Herman discussed his book How the Scots Invented the Modern World, published by Crown Publishing Group. The book looks at the contributions made by the Scottish to modern society’s values and practices. The author said that the Scots had a substantial impact in forming this country’s constitution and free-market economic system. He talked specifically about such famous Scots as Sir Walter Scott, David Hume, and John Muir. He took responded to questions from members of the audience following his talk. close

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How the Scots Invented the Modern World

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Program ID:
168140-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 23, 2002 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 22, 2002 | 10:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Feb 23, 2002 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 24, 2002 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 03, 2002 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 04, 2002 | 8:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 22, 2002 | 10:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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