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Professor Christopher Harvie (born September 21, 1944, Motherwell) is a Scottish historian and a Scottish National Party politician. He is currently a Member of the Scottish Parliament for Mid Scotland and Fife. Before his election, he was Professor of British and Irish Studies at the University of Tübingen, Germany.

Harvie grew up in the Borders village of St Boswells and was educated at Kelso High School and the Royal High School. He studied at the University of Edinburgh, where he graduated in 1966 with a First Class Honours M.A. in History. He received his PhD from Edinburgh in 1972 for a thesis on university liberalism and democracy, 1860-1886.

As a historian, Harvie was the Shaw-Macfie Lang Fellow and a tutor at Edinburgh University 1966-1969. He joined the Open University in 1969 as a history lecturer, and from 1978 he was a senior lecturer in history. In 1980, Harvie was appointed Professor of British and Irish Studies at the University of Tübingen. He is the author of several books on topics including Scottish history, nationalism, North Sea oil, the British political novel and European regionalisation.

Harvie was formerly a member of the Labour Party. He co-wrote a pamphlet in favour of the Scottish Assembly along with Gordon Brown in 1979, and co-edited a history of Labour politics in Scotland. In 1988 he left the Labour Party for the SNP.

He is Honorary President of the Scottish Association for Public Transport and holds honorary chairs at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth and the University of Strathclyde. He also writes for Guardian Unlimited's online 'comment is free' site, and he is a contributor to the Scottish Review of Books.

He was elected during the 2007 election for the Mid Scotland and Fife region. He serves on the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee.[1]

Harvie won the Free Spirit of the Year award at The Herald newspaper's 2008 Scottish Politician of the Year awards.

Chris Harvie has announced he plans to retire as an MSP at the 2011 election.

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Total Books: 37
No Gods and Precious Few Heroes Twentieth Century Scotland
2015 - No Gods and Precious Few Heroes Twentieth Century Scotland [New History of Scotland] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780748682560
ISBN-10: 0748682562
Genre: History
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Scotland A Short History
2014 - Scotland a Short History (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780198714880
ISBN-10: 0198714882
Genre: History
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A Floating Commonwealth Politics Culture and Technology on Britain's Atlantic Coast 1860-1930
Scotland the Brief
2010 - Scotland the Brief (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781906134617
ISBN-10: 1906134618
Genre: History
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Broonland The Last Days of Gordon Brown
2010 - Broonland the Last Days of Gordon Brown (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781844674398
ISBN-10: 1844674398
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Nineteenth-century Britain A Very Short Introduction
2005 - Nineteenth-century Britain a Very Short Introduction [Very Short Introductions] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780192853981
ISBN-10: 0192853988
Genre: History
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Scotland and Nationalism Scottish Society and Politics 1707 to the Present
A Short History of Scotland
2002 - A Short History of Scotland (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780192100542
ISBN-10: 0192100548
Genre: History
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Deep-fried Hillman Imp Sorting Out Scotland's Transport
2001 - Deep-fried Hillman Imp Sorting Out Scotland's Transport [Discussions] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781902831305
ISBN-10: 1902831306
Genre: Nonfiction
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The Road to Home Rule
2001 - The Road to Home Rule (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781902930107
ISBN-10: 190293010X
Genre: History
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Travelling Scot Essays on the History Politics and Future of the Scots
1999 - Travelling Scot Essays on the History Politics and Future of the Scots (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781874640998
ISBN-10: 1874640998
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The Thirty- Nine Steps
1998 - The Thirty- Nine Steps [Lernmaterialien] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783150090510
ISBN-10: 3150090512
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No Gods and Precious Few Heroes
1998 - No Gods and Precious Few Heroes (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780748609994
ISBN-10: 0748609997
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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The Rise of Regional Europe
1994 - The Rise of Regional Europe [Historical Connections] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780415095235
ISBN-10: 0415095239
Genre: History
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The Centre of Things Political Fiction in Britain from Disraeli to the Present
The Oxford History of Britain Volume 4 The Eighteenth Century and the Age of Industry
Cultural Weapons Scotland and the New Europe
1992 - Cultural Weapons Scotland and the New Europe [Determinations] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780748661220
ISBN-10: 0748661220
Genre: History
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No Gods and Precious Few Heroes Scotland 1914-1980
1982 - No Gods and Precious Few Heroes Scotland 1914-1980 (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780802024503
ISBN-10: 0802024505
Genre: History
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No Gods and Precious Few Heroes Vol 8 Scotland 1914-80
1981 - No Gods and Precious Few Heroes Vol 8 Scotland 1914-80 [The New History of Scotland Series] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780713163186
ISBN-10: 0713163186
Genre: History
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No Gods and Precious Few Heroes Scotland 1914-80
1981 - No Gods and Precious Few Heroes Scotland 1914-80 [The New History of Scotland Series] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780713163193
ISBN-10: 0713163194
Genre: History
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Arts - Foundation Course
Arts - Foundation Course [Course A100] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780335005178
ISBN-10: 0335005179
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Against Metropolis [Fabian tract] (Paperback)
Europe and the Welsh Nation [The Welsh Political Archive lecture] (Paperback)
Boundaries and Identities the Walls in the Head [International Social Sciences Institute Inaugural Lectures] (Paperback)