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Land, Law and People in Medieval Scotland

Land, Law and People in Medieval Scotland

Cynthia J. Neville

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639588
eISBN:
9780748653492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639588.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book examines the encounter between Gaels and Europeans in Scotland in the central Middle Ages, offering new insights into an important period in the formation of the Scots' national identity. ... More

Lost in the BackwoodsScots and the North American Wilderness

Lost in the Backwoods: Scots and the North American Wilderness

Jenni Calder

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748647392
eISBN:
9780748689279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647392.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Lost in the Backwoods examines the impact of wild country and extreme conditions on the experience, imagination and identity of Scots who settled, explored, exploited and visited North America. ... More

Masculinities on ClydesideMen in Reserved Occupations During the Second World War

Masculinities on Clydeside: Men in Reserved Occupations During the Second World War

Alison Chand

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474409360
eISBN:
9781474427111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409360.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Masculinities on Clydeside explores the experiences of civilian men on Clydeside during the Second World War. The book principally uses oral history interviews as source materials and understands ... More

The Myth of the Jacobite ClansThe Jacobite Army in 1745

The Myth of the Jacobite Clans: The Jacobite Army in 1745

Murray Pittock

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627561
eISBN:
9780748653461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627561.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The first edition of this book argued that British history had long caricatured Jacobitism rather than understanding it, and that the Jacobite Risings in fact enjoyed extensive Lowland support and ... More

Noble Power in Scotland from the Reformation to the Revolution

Noble Power in Scotland from the Reformation to the Revolution

Keith M Brown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612987
eISBN:
9780748653546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612987.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

In this fresh take on Scottish history, the author examines the roles that nobles played in ruling 16th and 17th century Scotland on every level — politically, economically, socially, and culturally ... More

Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue

Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue

Christian Kay and Margaret Mackay

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622818
eISBN:
9780748653362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622818.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book celebrates the rich diversity of the Scots language and the culture it embodies. It marks two important events in Scots language scholarship: the completion of the Dictionary of the Older ... More

Red Scotland!The Rise and Fall of the Radical Left, c. 1872 to 1932

Red Scotland!: The Rise and Fall of the Radical Left, c. 1872 to 1932

William Kenefick

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625178
eISBN:
9780748653430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625178.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book explores the rise and decline of left radicalism in Scotland c. 1872 to 1932. A journey through these turbulent times observes the response of Scottish artisans to legal restrictions on ... More

Reflections on the Astronomy of GlasgowA story of some 500 years

Reflections on the Astronomy of Glasgow: A story of some 500 years

David Clarke

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748678891
eISBN:
9780748689286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678891.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The book provides a comprehensive narrative concerning Glasgow's connections with Astronomy since the University's establishment in 1451. It covers the educational and scientific contributions of ... More

Religion and National IdentityGoverning Scottish Presbyterianism in the Eighteenth Century

Religion and National Identity: Governing Scottish Presbyterianism in the Eighteenth Century

Alistair Mutch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748699155
eISBN:
9781474412513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699155.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Presbyterianism has shaped Scotland and its impact on the world. Behind its beliefs lie some distinctive practices of governance which endure even when belief fades. These practices place a ... More

Scotland and the French Revolutionary War, 1792-1802

Scotland and the French Revolutionary War, 1792-1802

Atle L. Wold

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474403313
eISBN:
9781474415965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403313.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book is a study of Scotland’s role in the French Revolutionary War. It charts the Scottish contribution to the war effort, as well as to the British government’s struggles to defeat political ... More

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