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A History of Scotland - Season 2, Episode 4
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  • Episode Title: This Land is Our Land
  • Episode Run Time: 60
  • Episode Air Date: 2009-11-29 21:00
  • Episode Summary: At the start of the 19th century, everything familiar was swept away. People fled from the countryside into the industrial towns of Scotland's central belt. Rural workers became factory workers - in some of theworst conditions in Europe. This new Scotland became a seedbed of revolution. But it wasn't just force that kept the Scottish people in their place, it was fantasy. Neil Oliver reveals how Sir Walter Scott created so powerful a myth, it haunts the Scots collective imagination to this day.
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