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Leading professors have criticised the narrow prism through which British History is delivered within higher education, arguing that it overlooks the contribution of Scottish developments. The history taught to students at universities is biased against Scotland due to the shortage of senior academics hailing from North of the border, senior historians have claimed. Ali Ansari, Professor of Modern History at the University of St Andrews, warned that students are learning “Anglo-Scottish history as a series of antagonisms” instead of an interlinked set of events. Speaking at the Chalke Valley History Festival near Salisbury, he expressed his shock at there being no chairs of Scottish History in…

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