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By David Allan

Making British Culture explores an under-appreciated consider the emergence of a recognisably British tradition. particularly, it examines the reviews of English readers among round 1707 and 1830 as they grappled, in quite a few conditions, with the nice effusion of Scottish authorship – together with the hard-edged highbrow achievements of David Hume, Adam Smith and William Robertson in addition to the extra obtainable contributions of poets like Robert Burns and Walter Scott – that extraordinary the age of the Enlightenment.

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