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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 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

Kings, Lords and Men in Scotland and Britain, 1300–1625Essays in Honour of Jenny Wormald

Kings, Lords and Men in Scotland and Britain, 1300–1625: Essays in Honour of Jenny Wormald

Steve Boardman (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748691500
eISBN:
9781474400848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691500.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book celebrates the work of Dr Jenny Wormald and her impact on the study of late medieval and early modern Scottish and British history. The contributors tackle questions including: How far can ... More

Land, Faith and the Crofting CommunityChristianity and Social Criticism in the Highlands of Scotland 1843-1893

Land, Faith and the Crofting Community: Christianity and Social Criticism in the Highlands of Scotland 1843-1893

Allan W. MacColl

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623822
eISBN:
9780748653379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623822.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book probes the deep-rooted links between the land, the people, and the religious culture of the Scottish Highlands and Islands in the nineteenth century. The responses of the clergy to the ... More

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