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Academic Patronage in the Scottish EnlightenmentGlasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews Universities

Academic Patronage in the Scottish Enlightenment: Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews Universities

Roger L. Emerson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625963
eISBN:
9780748653652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625963.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book considers the politics of patronage appointments at the universities in Glasgow, Edinburgh, and St Andrews. The book explores the ways in which 388 men secured posts in three Scottish ... More

The Blasphemies of Thomas AikenheadBoundaries of Belief on the Eve of the Enlightenment

The Blasphemies of Thomas Aikenhead: Boundaries of Belief on the Eve of the Enlightenment

Michael F. Graham

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634262
eISBN:
9780748653454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634262.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This is the first modern book-length study of the case of Thomas Aikenhead, the sometime University of Edinburgh student who in 1697 earned the unfortunate distinction of being the last person ... More

Constituting ScotlandThe Scottish National Movement and the Westminster Model

Constituting Scotland: The Scottish National Movement and the Westminster Model

W. Elliot Bulmer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697595
eISBN:
9781474427128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697595.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The rise of the Scottish national movement has been accompanied by the emergence of distinct constitutional ideas, claims and arguments, which may affect constitutional design in any future ... More

DundeeRenaissance to Enlightenment

Dundee: Renaissance to Enlightenment

Charles McKean, Bob Harris, and Christopher A. Whatley (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860165
eISBN:
9781474406017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860165.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book traces the evolution of Dundee from wealthy Renaissance port — and second city of Scotland — to the point where it became an international centre of textile manufacturing and trade. It ... More

Dundee and the Empire'Juteopolis' 1850-1939

Dundee and the Empire: 'Juteopolis' 1850-1939

Jim Tomlinson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748686148
eISBN:
9781474400817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686148.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book provides a new ‘global’ history of the Scottish city of Dundee in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It focuses on the question ‘How did the people of Dundee respond to the ... More

Ecology and Modern Scottish Literature

Ecology and Modern Scottish Literature

Louisa Gairn

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633111
eISBN:
9780748653447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633111.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book presents a provocative and timely reconsideration of modern Scottish literature in the light of ecological thought. The book demonstrates how successive generations of Scottish writers have ... More

The Edinburgh FestivalsCulture and Society in Post-war Britain

The Edinburgh Festivals: Culture and Society in Post-war Britain

Angela Bartie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748670307
eISBN:
9780748689293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670307.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The Edinburgh Festival – and the Fringe that it inspired – has been the hub for numerous ‘culture wars ’ since its inception in 1947. This book is the first major study of the origins and development ... More

Empire and Scottish SocietyThe Impact of Foreign Missions at Home, c. 1790 to c. 1914

Empire and Scottish Society: The Impact of Foreign Missions at Home, c. 1790 to c. 1914

Esther Breitenbach

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636204
eISBN:
9780748653485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636204.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book examines how participation in the British Empire shaped constructions of Scottish national identity. It makes an important contribution to our understanding of 19th-century and early ... More

Famine in Scotland - the 'Ill Years' of the 1690s

Famine in Scotland - the 'Ill Years' of the 1690s

Karen J. Cullen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638871
eISBN:
9780748653508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638871.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book examines the climatic and economic origins of the last national famine to occur in Scotland, the nature and extent of the crisis which ensued and what the impact of the famine was upon the ... More

A Famous and Flourishing SocietyThe History of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1505-2005

A Famous and Flourishing Society: The History of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1505-2005

Helen Dingwall

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615674
eISBN:
9780748653355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615674.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book commemorates the five-hundredth anniversary of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Founded in 1505 it has survived, with difficulty at times, to become one of the leading surgical ... More

From Tartan to TartanryScottish Culture, History and Myth

From Tartan to Tartanry: Scottish Culture, History and Myth

Ian Brown

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638772
eISBN:
9780748653539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638772.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

An historically and critically sound — and contemporary — evaluation of tartan and tartanry based on proper contextualisation and coherent analysis, this critical study of one of the more ... More

From Trocchi to TrainspottingScottish Critical Theory Since 1960

From Trocchi to Trainspotting: Scottish Critical Theory Since 1960

Michael Gardiner

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622320
eISBN:
9780748653393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622320.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book charts the course of Scottish Critical Theory since the 1960s. It provocatively argues that ‘French’ critical-theoretical ideas have developed in tandem with Scottish writing during this ... More

Gender and Political Identities in Scotland, 1919-1939

Gender and Political Identities in Scotland, 1919-1939

Annmarie Hughes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639816
eISBN:
9780748653522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639816.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book offers a unique contribution to gender and Scottish history breaking new ground on several fronts: there is no history of inter-war women in Scotland, very little labour or popular ... More

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

A History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland, 1500-1920

A History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland, 1500-1920

T.C. Smout and Alan R. MacDonald

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612413
eISBN:
9780748653331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612413.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This modern history of Scottish woodlands explores the changing relationship between trees and people from the time of Scotland's first settlement, focusing on the period 1500 to 1920. Drawing on ... More

Intending ScotlandExplorations in Scottish Culture since the Enlightenment

Intending Scotland: Explorations in Scottish Culture since the Enlightenment

Cairns Craig

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637133
eISBN:
9780748653478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637133.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book reconsiders our understanding of the development of Scottish culture from the Enlightenment to the present day. It recovers and reconnects Scottish thinkers from Hume and Reid in the ... More

Ireland, Radicalism, and the Scottish Highlands, c.1870-1912

Ireland, Radicalism, and the Scottish Highlands, c.1870-1912

Andrew Newby

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623754
eISBN:
9780748653645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623754.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book focuses on the leading figures in radical politics in Ireland and the Scottish highlands and explores the links between them. It deals with topics that have been at the centre of recent ... More

John Stuart BlackieScottish Scholar and Patriot

John Stuart Blackie: Scottish Scholar and Patriot

Stuart Wallace

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748611850
eISBN:
9780748653386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748611850.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book presents a biography of this influential and distinguished Scotsman. John Stuart Blackie was one of the most impressive and influential figures of nineteenth-century Scotland, as well as ... More

Jute No MoreTransforming Dundee

Jute No More: Transforming Dundee

Jim Tomlinson and Christopher A. Whatley (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860905
eISBN:
9781474406031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860905.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book traces the process of industrial decline in Dundee from the Victorian era onwards and the social and political reverberations of this decline. It is a story of urban transformation, and how ... More

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