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Cowboy ClassicsThe Roots of the American Western in the Epic Tradition

Cowboy Classics: The Roots of the American Western in the Epic Tradition

Kirsten Day

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402460
eISBN:
9781474422055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402460.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the American cultural imagination, the Wild West is a mythic-historical place where our nation’s values and ideologies were formed. The heroes of this dangerous world, most familiar to us through ... More

Dance ResearchThe Journal of the Society for Dance Research

Dance Research: The Journal of the Society for Dance Research

Richard Ralph (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635849
eISBN:
9780748671120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635849.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The text offers a conspectus of the work of Professor McGowan and, in particular, focuses on French culture in the 16th and 17th centuries; the development of the study of dance in this early period ... 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

Eleanor of AquitaineQueen and Rebel

Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen and Rebel

Jean Flori and Editions Payot

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622955
eISBN:
9780748651382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622955.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Eleanor of Aquitaine (1124–1204) still fascinates and intrigues historians today, who continue to try to penetrate the mystery surrounding her extraordinary life. Twice queen – of France as the wife ... More

Eleftherios VenizelosThe Trials of Statesmanship

Eleftherios Venizelos: The Trials of Statesmanship

Paschalis Kitromilides (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624782
eISBN:
9780748671267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624782.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Eleftherios Venizelos, Prime Minister of Greece, 1910–1920 and 1928–1932, could be considered from many points of view as the creator of contemporary Greece and one of the main actors in European ... More

Exploring Environmental HistorySelected Essays

Exploring Environmental History: Selected Essays

T. C. Smout

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635139
eISBN:
9780748651375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635139.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This volume brings together the best of the author's recent articles and contributions to books and journals on the topic of environmental history and offers them as a collection of ‘explorations’. ... More

From Caledonia to Pictland Scotland to 795

From Caledonia to Pictland Scotland to 795

James Fraser

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748612314
eISBN:
9780748672158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612314.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the transformation of Iron Age northern Britain into a land of Christian kingdoms, long before ‘Scotland’ came into existence. Perched at the edge of the western Roman Empire, ... More

From Pictland to Alba, 789-1070

From Pictland to Alba, 789-1070

Alex Woolf

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748612338
eISBN:
9780748672165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612338.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In the 780s, northern Britain was dominated by two great kingdoms: Pictavia, centred in north-eastern Scotland; and Northumbria, which straddled the modern Anglo-Scottish border. Within a hundred ... More

Gender in Scottish History Since 1700

Gender in Scottish History Since 1700

Lynn Abrams and Eleanor Gordon (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617609
eISBN:
9780748672172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617609.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book offers a new perspective on Scotland's past since around 1700. It addresses some of the main themes in Scottish history from a different perspective. It asks what happens to the story of ... More

Islamic Law and Empire in Ottoman Cairo

Islamic Law and Empire in Ottoman Cairo

James E. Baldwin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474403092
eISBN:
9781474430425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403092.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

A study of Islamic law and political power in the Ottoman Empire’s richest provincial city What did Islamic law mean in the early modern period, a world of great Muslim empires? Often portrayed as ... More

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