While the Arbroath declaration was evidently little-known beyond a few hundred individuals during the Scottish industrialisation, the principles embodied within it, above all that Scotland was an independent nation and a commitment to national and individual liberty, did have considerable purchase which was expressed in popular poetry and song, above all in the national poet Robert Burns’s much sung “Scots Wha Hae”.
|Title of host publication||Scotland and Arbroath 1320-2020|
|Subtitle of host publication||700 Years of Fighting for Freedom, Sovereignty and Independence|
|Editors||Klaus Peter Muller|
|Place of Publication||Berlin|
|Number of pages||22|
|ISBN (Electronic)||9783631818602, 9783631818619|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 2020|