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Dundee and the Empire: 'Juteopolis' 1850-1939

Jim Tomlinson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748686148
eISBN:
9781474400817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686148.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book provides a new ‘global’ history of the Scottish city of Dundee in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It focuses on the question ‘How did the people of Dundee respond to the ... More


The Tractarian Bishop

ROWAN STRONG

in Alexander Forbes of Brechin: The First Tractarian Bishop

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263579
eISBN:
9780191682605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263579.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter discusses Forbes as a Tractarian bishop. When Alexander Forbes was consecrated Bishop of Brechin in 1847, he was the first Tractarian to become a bishop. During his episcopate, Forbes ... More


Epilogue

ROWAN STRONG

in Alexander Forbes of Brechin: The First Tractarian Bishop

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263579
eISBN:
9780191682605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263579.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

For all his influence in his own day, Alexander Forbes has been overlooked by historians. The historiography on Forbes and on the Oxford Movement in Scotland is meager. Most research into the Oxford ... More


The Mill, the Factory, and the Community in Dundee's Jute Industry, 1860–1914

Eleanor Gordon

in Women and the Labour Movement in Scotland 1850–1914

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201434
eISBN:
9780191674884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201434.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter, through a detailed analysis of Dundee women jute workers, presents the ways in which women were controlled and the particular circumstances and ways in which they resisted this control ... More


‘Get Me the Boy from the Age of Six’: D. C. Thomson & Co., Ltd.

Joseph McAleer

in Popular Reading and Publishing in Britain 1914–1950

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203292
eISBN:
9780191675843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203292.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The most successful publisher of letterpress weekly papers for women and for boys during this period was D. C. Thomson & Co., Ltd., of Dundee. It has also been one of the most controversial. This ... More


Women’s Magazines: The outside Editors

Joseph McAleer

in Passion’s Fortune: The Story of Mills & Boon

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204558
eISBN:
9780191676345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204558.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

For Alan Boon's linking of his firm with Woman's Weekly and other popular magazines represents a turning point in the development of Mills & Boon, the romantic novel, and editorial policy. From their ... More


A Women’s Town?: Dundee Women on the Public Stage

Sarah Browne and Jim Tomlinson

in Jute No More: Transforming Dundee

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860905
eISBN:
9781474406031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860905.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines women's changing public role in Dundee: how far did the demographic and employment patterns translate into a major role in the city's public activities? It focuses on the ... More


The Rise of Juteopolis

Jim Tomlinson

in Dundee and the Empire: 'Juteopolis' 1850-1939

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748686148
eISBN:
9781474400817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686148.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines the rise of Dundee as Juteopolis under the British Empire, with particular emphasis on how jute dominated the Scottish city's economy and the physical character, especially in ... More


Setting the Scene

Charles W. Munn

in Investing for Generations: A History of the Alliance Trust

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861438
eISBN:
9781474406192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861438.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides the background of the Alliance Trust, a Dundee-based financial institution that is one of Scotland's largest and oldest general investment fund companies. The Alliance Trust was ... More


Before the Alliance: 1873–1889

Charles W. Munn

in Investing for Generations: A History of the Alliance Trust

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861438
eISBN:
9781474406192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861438.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the years before the establishment of the Alliance Trust from 1873 to 1889. In October 1873, the Oregon and Washington Trust Investment Company Ltd was inaugurated in Dundee. ... More


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