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A Global ForceWar, Identities and Scotland's Diaspora

A Global Force: War, Identities and Scotland's Diaspora

David Forsyth and Wendy Ugolini (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474402736
eISBN:
9781474422499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402736.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This edited collection provides a comparative overview of the nineteenth-century emergence of military Scottishness and explores how the construction and performance of Scottish military identity has ... More

Global MigrationsThe Scottish Diaspora since 1600

Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600

Angela McCarthy and John MacKenzie (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474410045
eISBN:
9781474422512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410045.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

From the seventeenth century to the current day, more than 2.5 million Scots have sought new lives elsewhere. This book of essays examines the impact since 1600 of out-migration from Scotland upon ... More

Language, Politics and Society in the Middle EastEssays in Honour of Yasir Suleiman

Language, Politics and Society in the Middle East: Essays in Honour of Yasir Suleiman

Abeer AlNajjar

Yonatan Mendel (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421539
eISBN:
9781474444781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421539.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book aims to shed light on core questions relating to language and society, language and conflict, and language and politics, in relation to a changing Middle East. While the book focuses on ... More

The Press in the Middle East and North Africa, 1850-1950Politics, Social History and Culture

The Press in the Middle East and North Africa, 1850-1950: Politics, Social History and Culture

Anthony Gorman and Didier Monciaud (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474430616
eISBN:
9781474444804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430616.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This volume presents twelve detailed case studies of the press from the Ottoman Empire and the post-Ottoman Arab world including North Africa in the period before independence (c.1850-1950). It ... More

Recognition in the Arabic Narrative TraditionDiscovery, Deliverance and Delusion

Recognition in the Arabic Narrative Tradition: Discovery, Deliverance and Delusion

Philip F. Kennedy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474413725
eISBN:
9781474427081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413725.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The recognition scene is a feature of narrative that has shown extraordinary resilience in literary history and transformative power in works of literature. The evidence lies in its robust survival ... More

Reframing the AlhambraArchitecture, Poetry, Textiles and Court Ceremonial

Reframing the Alhambra: Architecture, Poetry, Textiles and Court Ceremonial

Olga Bush

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474416504
eISBN:
9781474444835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416504.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The book undertakes an inter-medial approach to the study of the Alhambra, the medieval palatial city built in Granada by the Nasrids, the last Muslim dynasty in the Iberian Peninsula. Its aesthetic ... More

Remembering the Past in Nineteenth-Century ScotlandCommemoration, Nationality and Memory

Remembering the Past in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Commemoration, Nationality and Memory

James J. Coleman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748676903
eISBN:
9781474405966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676903.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

At a time when the Union between Scotland and England is once again under the spotlight, Remembering the Past in Nineteenth-Century Scotland examines the way in which Scotland’s national heroes were ... More

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