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Conceiving a NationScotland to 900 AD

Conceiving a Nation: Scotland to 900 AD

Gilbert Márkus

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748678983
eISBN:
9781474435208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678983.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book offers a history of ‘Scotland’ before Scotland existed, and before people even thought of this area as a single ‘country’. It traces the emergence and disappearance of various ethnic and ... More

Medieval Damascus: Plurality and Diversity in an Arabic LibraryThe Ashrafiya Library Catalogue

Medieval Damascus: Plurality and Diversity in an Arabic Library: The Ashrafiya Library Catalogue

Konrad Hirschler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408776
eISBN:
9781474418812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408776.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The written text was a pervasive feature of cultural practices in the medieval Middle East. At the heart of book circulation stood libraries that experienced a rapid expansion from the twelfth ... More

Military EngineersThe Development of the Early Modern European State

Military Engineers: The Development of the Early Modern European State

Bruce P. Lenman (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781845861209
eISBN:
9781474406093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861209.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The book examines the unique role of European military engineers in the service of both kingdoms and republics from the fifteenth to the early nineteenth century. They were usually the only servants ... More

Scotland in Revolution, 1685-1690

Scotland in Revolution, 1685-1690

Alasdair Raffe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474427579
eISBN:
9781474445221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427579.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Scotland in Revolution, 1685–1690 is a study of the transformative reign of the Catholic King James VII and the revolution that brought his fall. Whereas previous accounts concentrate on high ... More

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