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Scottish Independence and the Idea of BritainFrom the Picts to Alexander III

Scottish Independence and the Idea of Britain: From the Picts to Alexander III

Dauvit Broun

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623600
eISBN:
9780748653416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623600.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

When did Scots first think of Scotland as an independent kingdom? What did they think was Scotland's place in Britain before the age of Wallace and Bruce? The answers argued in this book offer a ... More

The Scottish Parliament under Charles II, 1660-1685

The Scottish Parliament under Charles II, 1660-1685

Gillian MacIntosh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624577
eISBN:
9780748653409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624577.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

On 14 May 1660, Charles II, restored to the throne of his father, was proclaimed king of Great Britain and Ireland at the market-cross of Edinburgh, bringing to an end over twenty years of internal ... More

Scottish Presbyterians and the Act of Union 1707

Scottish Presbyterians and the Act of Union 1707

Jeffrey Stephen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625055
eISBN:
9780748653423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625055.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Set against the background of post-revolution Scottish ecclesiastical politics, this book addresses the hitherto largely neglected religious dimension to the debates on Anglo–Scottish Union. Focusing ... More

The SeljuqsPolitics, Society and Culture

The Seljuqs: Politics, Society and Culture

Christian Lange and Songul Mecit

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639946
eISBN:
9780748653294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639946.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Despite the many important developments and innovations traceable to the Seljuq period (fifth–seventh/eleventh–thirteenth centuries), the Seljuqs remain one of the understudied Muslim dynasties. This ... More

Sibawayh on ?imalah (Inclination)Text, Translation, Notes and Analysis

Sibawayh on ?imalah (Inclination): Text, Translation, Notes and Analysis

Solomon I. Sara

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627950
eISBN:
9780748653058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627950.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book on Ɂimālah (inclination) poses challenges to readers, both native and non-native speakers of Arabic. The challenge for the native, in part, is because this work was the first systematic ... More

Sovereignty After EmpireComparing the Middle East and Central Asia

Sovereignty After Empire: Comparing the Middle East and Central Asia

Sally N. Cummings and Raymond Hinnebusch

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643042
eISBN:
9780748653270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643042.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

How does empire affect the route to successor sovereign state systems and the features of the sovereignty of these systems? This systematic comparison of empires and of their consequences for ... More

Sufism and Theology

Sufism and Theology

Ayman Shihadeh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748626052
eISBN:
9780748653126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626052.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Sufism and theology are two major currents in Islamic thought and religious culture, and over the centuries they have displayed immense diversity and intellectual richness. This book takes a flexible ... More

The Third Duke of Buccleuch and Adam SmithEstate Management and Improvement in Enlightenment Scotland

The Third Duke of Buccleuch and Adam Smith: Estate Management and Improvement in Enlightenment Scotland

Brian Bonnyman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748642007
eISBN:
9781474405980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642007.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The third Duke of Buccleuch (1746-1812) presided over the management of one of Britain’s largest landed estates during a period of profound social, political and economic change. Tutored by the ... More

The Transformation of Muslim Mystical Thought in the Ottoman EmpireThe Rise of the Halveti Order, 1350-1650

The Transformation of Muslim Mystical Thought in the Ottoman Empire: The Rise of the Halveti Order, 1350-1650

John J. Curry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639236
eISBN:
9780748653225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639236.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

One of more poorly understood aspects of the history of the Ottoman Empire has been the flourishing of Sufi mysticism under its auspices. This study tracks the evolution of the Halvetî order from its ... More

The Transformation of ScotlandThe Economy since 1700

The Transformation of Scotland: The Economy since 1700

Tom M. Devine and Tom M. Devine

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748614325
eISBN:
9780748653348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748614325.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book offers a comprehensive history of the Scottish economy over the last three centuries. Written by leading scholars in the field, it presents research in an accessible style to all those ... More

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