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Lives of Scottish WomenWomen and Scottish Society 1800–1980

Lives of Scottish Women: Women and Scottish Society 1800–1980

William Knox

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624096
eISBN:
9780748672264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624096.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book deals with the lives of ten extraordinary women – Duchess of Atholl, Mary Brooksbank, Jane Welsh Carlyle, Elsie Inglis, Sophia Jex-Blake, Frances Balfour, Willa Muir, Mary Slessor, ... More

The Long 1890s in EgyptColonial Quiescence, Subterranean Resistance

The Long 1890s in Egypt: Colonial Quiescence, Subterranean Resistance

Marilyn Booth and Gorman Anthony (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748670123
eISBN:
9781474405973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670123.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Thirteen chapters on fin-de-siecle Egypt tackle an important but relatively neglected decade in its history, as the editors’ introduction argues through an assessment of previous scholarship. ... More

The Near WestMedieval North Africa, Latin Europe and the Mediterranean in the Second Axial Age

The Near West: Medieval North Africa, Latin Europe and the Mediterranean in the Second Axial Age

Allen Fromherz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748642946
eISBN:
9781474418850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642946.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book tells stories of interaction, conflict, and common exchange between Berbers, Arabs, Latins, Muslims, Christians, and Jews in North Africa and Latin Europe. Examining shared commerce, ... More

'Of Laws of Ships and Shipmen'Medieval Maritime Law and its Practice in Urban Northern Europe

'Of Laws of Ships and Shipmen': Medieval Maritime Law and its Practice in Urban Northern Europe

Edda Frankot

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748646241
eISBN:
9780748676712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646241.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

It has often been assumed that there was a common maritime law in northern Europe in the Middle Ages, shared between skippers and merchants who conducted their business along the North Sea and Baltic ... More

Parliament in Context, 1235–1707

Parliament in Context, 1235–1707

Keith Brown and Alan MacDonald (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748614868
eISBN:
9780748672233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748614868.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This is the third volume in The History of the Scottish Parliament. The contributors have taken advantage of the Records of the Parliaments of Scotland to discuss a comprehensive range of key themes ... More

The Photography of Victorian Scotland

The Photography of Victorian Scotland

Roddy Simpson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748654611
eISBN:
9780748676729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748654611.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book, which is an introduction to the photography of Victorian Scotland, provides an understanding of the multi-faceted nature of photography and its inter-relationship with other activities in ... More

Reforging a Forgotten HistoryIraq and the Assyrians in the 20th Century

Reforging a Forgotten History: Iraq and the Assyrians in the 20th Century

Sargon Donabed

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748686025
eISBN:
9781474408646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686025.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Who are the Assyrians and what role did they play in shaping modern Iraq? Were they simply bystanders, victims of collateral damage who played a passive role in the history of the country? How have ... More

Robert BruceAnd the Community of the Realm of Scotland

Robert Bruce: And the Community of the Realm of Scotland

G W S Barrow

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620227
eISBN:
9780748672189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620227.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The death of the Scottish king Alexander III on 18 March 1286 plunged his kingdom into uncertainty, as the Scots faced first the prospect of a small child as queen and then, on her death, competing ... 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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