The Two Unions

Ireland, Scotland, and the Survival of the United Kingdom, 1707-2007
Author(s): 
Jackson, Alvin
ISBN: 
9780199593996
Date published: 
December 2011
Hardback
Price: 
£35.00

Alvin Jackson examines the two Unions - the Anglo-Scots Union of 1707 and the British-Irish of 1801 - comparing their background, birth, and survival. In sustaining a comparison between the Unions, he illuminates the long history and current state of the United Kingdom.