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Border Liberties and LoyaltiesNorth-East England, c. 1200 to c. 1400

Border Liberties and Loyalties: North-East England, c. 1200 to c. 1400

Matthew L. Holford and Keith J. Stringer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632787
eISBN:
9780748651405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632787.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines the organisation of power and society in north-east England over two crucial centuries in the emergence of the English ‘state’. England is usually regarded as medieval Europe's ... More

Britain, Ireland and the Second World War

Britain, Ireland and the Second World War

Ian S. Wood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623273
eISBN:
9780748651412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623273.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For Britain, the Second World War exists in popular memory as a time of heroic sacrifice, survival, and ultimate victory over Fascism. In the Irish state, the years 1939–1945 are still remembered ... More

Debating the Highland Clearances

Debating the Highland Clearances

Eric Richards

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621828
eISBN:
9780748672141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621828.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Storm clouds regularly gather over the story of the Highland Clearances and show no sign of dispersing. After more than a century the historical dispute about the eviction of the Highlanders from the ... More

Scotland and the Abolition of Black Slavery, 1756-1838

Scotland and the Abolition of Black Slavery, 1756-1838

Iain Whyte

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624324
eISBN:
9780748672196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624324.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Although much has been written about Scottish involvement in slavery, the contribution of Scots to the abolition of black slaves has not yet been sufficiently recognised. This book starts with a ... More

Scotland and the Union 1707-2007

Scotland and the Union 1707-2007

Tom Devine (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635412
eISBN:
9780748672202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635412.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides a comprehensive examination of the past, present and future prospects of the Anglo-Scottish Union. Its contributors do not shy away from the controversies surrounding the Union. ... More

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