The Case for Left Wing Nationalism Paperback / softback
Spanning four politically and socially tumultuous decades, Stephen Maxwell's writings explore the origins and development of the modern Scottish Nationalist movement.
As an instrumental member of the SNP and a life-long socialist, Maxwell's work provides an engaging contemporary insight into the debate over Scottish independence, setting out a clear ideological and practical arguments for a socially just Scotland. The Case for Left Wing Nationalism - Maxwell's seminal 1981 pamphlet - considers the historical and cultural roots of Scottish national identity and stresses the importance of a realistic understanding of the past as the basis of a more prosperous, independent future.
It concludes with Hugh MacDiarmid's prescription for a Scottish renaissance: Not Traditions - Precedents.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 192 pages
- Publisher: Luath Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/09/2013
- Category: Nationalism
- ISBN: 9781908373878
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