T.M. Devine (OBE) is University Research Professor and Director of the Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies at the University of Aberdeen.
Scotland's Empire is a fascinating work, replete with
telling detail and continually throwing out observations which
invite further speculation * Literary Review *
A book that will be enjoyed by anyone interested in history, or who simply enjoys a good story, well told -- Laurence James * Herald *
The history of the British empire will never look the same after this book -- Professor Christopher Bayly
Tom Devine, Scotland's foremost historian, follows up his majestic The Scottish Nation with a forensic analysis of Scotland's central role in the British Empire ... Devine creates a book that suits post-devolution Scotland - we only have ourselves to understand -- Frank McAvetty, MSP * Sunday Herald (Books of the Year 2003) *
As a sophisticated and clearly argued statement of Scots and Empire this book could hardly be bettered * Scotsman *