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Myth, Political Caricature and Monstering the Tartan

Ian Brown

in From Tartan to Tartanry: Scottish Culture, History and Myth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638772
eISBN:
9780748653539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638772.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter emphasises that myths, including tartan mythologies, are not false or inauthentic history, although they may have historical roots. It suggests that they are embodiments of often rich ... More


The Myth of the Jacobite Clans

Murray Pittock

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627561
eISBN:
9780748653461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627561.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines the composition of the Jacobite armies in detail, reinforcing the demonstrably Lowland character of many of their troops as identified by Daniel Szechi, Christopher Duffy, and ... More


‘Have the Scotch no Claim upon the Cherokees?’ Scots, Indians and Scots Indians in the American South

Colin G. Calloway

in Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474410045
eISBN:
9781474422512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410045.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter traces intermarriages between Scots and Indians and the families they established in the matrilineal indigenous societies of the American Southeast. It examines the roles played by Scots ... More


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