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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

The Scots and the Union

The Scots and the Union

Christopher Whatley

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616855
eISBN:
9780748672271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616855.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The Scots and the Union explores the reasons for and the immediate consequences of the British Union of 1707 which created the United Kingdom. Research-based, critically acclaimed and the winner of ... More

Sweden, the Swastika and StalinThe Swedish experience in the Second World War

Sweden, the Swastika and Stalin: The Swedish experience in the Second World War

John Gilmour

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627462
eISBN:
9780748671274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627462.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This history of Sweden (Sverige) led by Per Albin Hansson during the Second World War (Andra världskriget) is intended both for English-speaking readers and Nordic readers in search of a key to the ... More

Thomas JeffersonReputation and Legacy

Thomas Jefferson: Reputation and Legacy

Francis Cogliano

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624997
eISBN:
9780748670697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624997.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Thomas Jefferson: Reputation and Legacy is the first major study of Jefferson's reputation in half a century. It is concerned with Jefferson-both as something Jefferson made and something he sought ... More

The Union of 1707New Dimensions: Scottish Historical Review Supplementary Issue

The Union of 1707: New Dimensions: Scottish Historical Review Supplementary Issue

S J Brown and Christopher Whatley (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638024
eISBN:
9780748672295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638024.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book brings together chapters that in May 2007 were presented at a Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) conference organised to mark the 300th anniversary of the Union of 1707. One of the guiding ... More

The Wars of Scotland 1214–1371

The Wars of Scotland 1214–1371

Michael Brown

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748612376
eISBN:
9780748672301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612376.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This is the story of the pivotal period in Scottish history between 1214 and 1371. The century and a half between the death of King William the Lion and the accession of the Stewarts witnessed major ... More

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