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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


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