The question of what it means to be Scottish is one with a long resonance brought into sharp focus by the approaching referendum on independence.
It is also frustratingly elusive.
Carol Craig is best-known for her sharp critique of Scottish culture in The Scots' Crisis of Confidence, which became a wide-ranging review of the shaping of the national character.
So much has changed since the first edition of her book, nearly a decade ago, that she has rewritten both the introduction and conclusion in response to the changing political climate, which has also caused her to re-assess her own views.
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