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The Cultural Memory of Georgian Glasgow

The Cultural Memory of Georgian Glasgow

Craig Lamont

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474443272
eISBN:
9781474496476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443272.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book provides a long overdue reading of Scotland’s largest city as it was during the long eighteenth century. These formative years of Enlightenment, caught between the tumultuous ages of the ... More

Death in the DiasporaBritish and Irish Gravestones

Death in the Diaspora: British and Irish Gravestones

Nicholas Evans and Angela McCarthy (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474473781
eISBN:
9781474491273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474473781.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

As the British expanded their empire from near colonies such as Ireland to those in remote corners of the world, such as Barbados, Ceylon and Australia, they left a trail of physical remains in every ... More

Scots and the Spanish Civil WarSolidarity, Activism and Humanitarianism

Scots and the Spanish Civil War: Solidarity, Activism and Humanitarianism

Fraser Raeburn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474459471
eISBN:
9781474491365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459471.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Few causes before or since have inspired such passion, determination and sacrifice than the Spanish Civil War (1936-9). This book explores the many ways in which Scots responded to the war in Spain, ... More

Classical CaledoniaRoman History and Myth in Eighteenth-Century Scotland

Classical Caledonia: Roman History and Myth in Eighteenth-Century Scotland

Alan Montgomery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474445641
eISBN:
9781474491266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474445641.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Classical Caledonia explores eighteenth-century attitudes towards Scotland’s ancient history and heritage, looking in particular at how Roman Scotland was interpreted at this time. It discusses the ... More

Gaelic in ScotlandPolicies, Movements, Ideologies

Gaelic in Scotland: Policies, Movements, Ideologies

Wilson McLeod

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474462396
eISBN:
9781474491396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474462396.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This the first comprehensive study of the Gaelic language in modern Scotland, covering the period from 1872 to the present. It considers in detail the changing role of Gaelic in modern Scotland - ... More

Police and Community in Twentieth-Century Scotland

Police and Community in Twentieth-Century Scotland

Louise Jackson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474446631
eISBN:
9781474491358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446631.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book examines the relationships forged between police officers and the diverse urban and rural communities in which they lived and worked in Scotland across the twentieth century. It considers ... More

George Strachan of the MearnsSeventeenth-century Orientalist

George Strachan of the Mearns: Seventeenth-century Orientalist

Tom McInally

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474466226
eISBN:
9781474491280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466226.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book examines the life of George Strachan (1572-1635), early 17th century Scottish humanist scholar, Orientalist and traveller. Drawing on a wealth of newly discovered archival material to offer ... More

Evolution Before DarwinTheories of the Transmutation of Species in Edinburgh, 1804–1834

Evolution Before Darwin: Theories of the Transmutation of Species in Edinburgh, 1804–1834

Bill Jenkins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474445788
eISBN:
9781474476515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474445788.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

It was long believed that evolutionary theories received an almost universally cold reception in British natural history circles in the first half of the nineteenth century. But recently serious ... More

Juvenile Justice in Victorian Scotland

Juvenile Justice in Victorian Scotland

Christine Kelly

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474427340
eISBN:
9781474476508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427340.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book explores the history of juvenile justice and the day industrial school movement in 19th-century Scotland. How did Scotland’s criminal justice system respond to marginalised street children ... More

Scottish Coal Miners in the Twentieth Century

Scottish Coal Miners in the Twentieth Century

Jim Phillips

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474452311
eISBN:
9781474465373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452311.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Throughout the twentieth century Scottish miners resisted deindustrialisation through collective action and by leading the campaign for Home Rule. This book shows that coal miners occupy a central ... More

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