IS SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE DECOLONISATION?

Is Scottish Independence Decolonisation? By Professor Alf Baird Professor Edward W. Said, and the UN for that matter, had no doubt about Ireland’s former colonial status, which it shared with a great many non-European regions, despite being incorporated in 1801 as a part of the UK ‘union’. Professor Said referred to W.B. Yeats’ cultural dependence and simultaneous antagonism levelled against the British during Ireland’s ‘anti-imperialist insurrectionary stage’, which ended over 700 years of colonial domination since IrelandContinue reading “IS SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE DECOLONISATION?”