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

James J. Coleman

Abstract

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 once remembered as champions of both Scottish and British patriotism. Whereas 19th-century Scotland is popularly depicted as a mire of sentimental Jacobitism and kow-towing unionism, this book shows how Scotland’s national heroes were once the embodiment of a consistent, expressive and robust view of Scottish nationality. Whether celebrating the legacy of William Wallace and Robert Bruce, the refor ... More

Keywords: Nineteenth Century, Scotland, Memory, Collective Memory, Jacobitism, Unionism, National Heroes, Presbyterian, Tartanry, Victorian Scotland

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780748676903
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676903.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James J. Coleman, author
University of Glasgow