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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


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


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


‘Not even the trivial grace of a straight line’1: Or Why Dundee Never Built a New Town

Charles McKean

in Victorian Dundee: Image and Realities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860912
eISBN:
9781474406062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860912.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

In popular perception, Dundee is far more likely to be associated with jute, jam, and journalism than with the graciousness of early nineteenth-century neo-classical town planning. It never built a ... More


Altering Images of the Industrial City: The Case of James Myles, the ‘Factory Boy’, and Mid-Victorian Dundee

Christopher A. Whatley

in Victorian Dundee: Image and Realities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860912
eISBN:
9781474406062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860912.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Many historians of Victorian Dundee have based their portrayals of what they perceive to be a grim industrial town on the ‘anonymous’ Chapters in the Life of a Dundee Factory Boy. This chapter begins ... More


‘An Insurrection of Maids’: Domestic Servants and the Agitation of 1872

Jan Merchant

in Victorian Dundee: Image and Realities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860912
eISBN:
9781474406062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860912.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines the events of Dundee's maidservants' agitation in 1872. On the evening of 19 April 1872, a meeting of local maidservants was held in Mathers' Hotel, Dundee, which concluded with ... More


The Early Years: 1888–1892

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/9781845861438.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the establishment and early years of the Alliance Trust from 1888 to 1892. The Texas-based Dundee Mortgage and Trust faced a threat from state legislators who proposed enacting ... More


‘Regeneration’ in interesting times: a story of privatisation and gentrification in a peripheral Scottish city

Sarah Glynn

in Mixed Communities: Gentrification By Stealth?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847424938
eISBN:
9781447305538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424938.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on plans for the demolition of two multi-storey blocks in Derby Street, Hilltown, central Dundee, and for the subsequent redevelopment of the site. Dundee has little to offer big ... More


(Loch Ness) Monster Movie: A Return to Primal Scotland

David Martin-Jones

in Scotland: Global Cinema: Genres, Modes and Identities

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633913
eISBN:
9780748651207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633913.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the Loch Ness monster movie, an incarnation of the monster genre completely ignored in academic discussions of Scotland and cinema. It begins with a brief overview of the ... More


Endgame for Jute: Dundee and Calcutta in the Twentieth Century

Gordon Stewart

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/9781845860905.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the competition between the jute industries of Dundee and Calcutta, India. Dundee's expertise in jute spinning and weaving helped start the Calcutta industry in the 1850s and ... More


The Physical Development of the Tay Estuary in the Twentieth Century and its Impact

Rob Duck

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/9781845860905.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Dundee has a truly dramatic location on the north bank of Tay Estuary, which has for many years been widely regarded as the cleanest major estuary in Europe. This chapter discusses developments in ... More


War Resisters and Anti-conscription

William Kenefick

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

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625178
eISBN:
9780748653430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625178.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter considers the role of Scotland's war resisters and anti-militarists. It notes that while many of Scotland's war resisters were deeply involved with the troubles on the Clyde, others ... More


War and Revolution and the Scottish Working Class

William Kenefick

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

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625178
eISBN:
9780748653430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625178.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines the other nerve centres of discontent that were forming beyond the west of Scotland in such places as Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, and the mining districts of Fife. It notes ... More


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