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Propaganda, Censorship and Irish Neutrality in the Second World War

Propaganda, Censorship and Irish Neutrality in the Second World War

Robert Cole

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622771
eISBN:
9780748651337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622771.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Allied propaganda and Eire censorship were a vital part of the conflict over Irish neutrality in the Second World War. Based upon original research in archives in Ireland, Great Britain, the United ... More

Public Violence in Islamic SocietiesPower, Discipline, and the Construction of the Public Sphere, 7th-19th Centuries CE

Public Violence in Islamic Societies: Power, Discipline, and the Construction of the Public Sphere, 7th-19th Centuries CE

Christian Lange and Maribel Fierro

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637317
eISBN:
9780748653164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637317.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This exploration of the role of violence in the history of Islamic societies considers the subject particularly in the context of its implementation as a political strategy to claim power over the ... More

Red Scotland!The Rise and Fall of the Radical Left, c. 1872 to 1932

Red Scotland!: The Rise and Fall of the Radical Left, c. 1872 to 1932

William Kenefick

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625178
eISBN:
9780748653430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625178.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book explores the rise and decline of left radicalism in Scotland c. 1872 to 1932. A journey through these turbulent times observes the response of Scottish artisans to legal restrictions on ... More

Reflections on the Astronomy of GlasgowA story of some 500 years

Reflections on the Astronomy of Glasgow: A story of some 500 years

David Clarke

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748678891
eISBN:
9780748689286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678891.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The book provides a comprehensive narrative concerning Glasgow's connections with Astronomy since the University's establishment in 1451. It covers the educational and scientific contributions of ... More

Regime Change in Contemporary TurkeyPolitics, Rights, Mimesis

Regime Change in Contemporary Turkey: Politics, Rights, Mimesis

Necati Polat

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474416962
eISBN:
9781474427098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416962.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book explores the transformation of Turkey’s political regime from 2002 under the AKP rule. Turkey has been through a series of major political shifts historically, roughly from the mid-19th ... More

Religion and National IdentityGoverning Scottish Presbyterianism in the Eighteenth Century

Religion and National Identity: Governing Scottish Presbyterianism in the Eighteenth Century

Alistair Mutch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748699155
eISBN:
9781474412513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699155.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Presbyterianism has shaped Scotland and its impact on the world. Behind its beliefs lie some distinctive practices of governance which endure even when belief fades. These practices place a ... More

Rituals of Islamic MonarchyAccession and Succession in the First Muslim Empire

Rituals of Islamic Monarchy: Accession and Succession in the First Muslim Empire

Andrew Marsham

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625123
eISBN:
9780748653157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625123.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This history explores the ceremony of the oath of allegiance to the caliph from the time of the Prophet Muhammad until the fragmentation of the caliphate in the late ninth and tenth centuries in ... More

Scotland and the French Revolutionary War, 1792-1802

Scotland and the French Revolutionary War, 1792-1802

Atle L. Wold

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474403313
eISBN:
9781474415965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403313.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book is a study of Scotland’s role in the French Revolutionary War. It charts the Scottish contribution to the war effort, as well as to the British government’s struggles to defeat political ... More

The Scots Imagination and Modern Memory

The Scots Imagination and Modern Memory

Andrew Blaikie

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748617869
eISBN:
9780748653515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617869.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

How do people relate to places and the past? Visions of nation and community, from Adam Ferguson's ideas on the development of civil society to John Grierson's pioneering of documentary film, reflect ... More

Scottish Ethnicity and the Making of New Zealand Society, 1850-1930

Scottish Ethnicity and the Making of New Zealand Society, 1850-1930

Tanja Bueltmann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641550
eISBN:
9780748653553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641550.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The Scots accounted for around a quarter of all UK-born immigrants to New Zealand between 1861 and 1945, but have only been accorded scant attention in New Zealand histories, specialist immigration ... More

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