Hamilton 1967: The by-election that transformed Scotland

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Hamilton 1967 explains the 1967 Hamilton by-election, described by Professor Sir Tom Devine as the 'the most sensational by-election result in Scotland since 1945'. The book sets the by-election in the context of the political and economic turbulence of the 1960s and considers the role of organisation and candidate in what proved to be a key event in Scottish and UK politics.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
PublisherLuath Press Limited
Number of pages159
ISBN (Print)9781912147229
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2017


  • Political behaviour
  • nationalism
  • Elections


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