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Episcopalianism in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Religious Responses to a Modernizing Society

Rowan Strong

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249220
eISBN:
9780191600760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249229.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Episcopalianism in nineteenth‐century Scotland is not an institutional history of the Scottish Episcopal Church. Rather, it seeks to identify various sub‐groups and cultures of Scottish Episcopalians ... More


Concerning the Highlands

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History

In the Highlands, there are few towns, but mountains, forests, and desolate spots abound. There, for twelve months in the year, it snows and rains; but the males of the country, especially the lower ... More


Gaelic Episcopalianism

Rowan Strong

in Episcopalianism in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Religious Responses to a Modernizing Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249220
eISBN:
9780191600760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249229.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Establishes the reality and patterns of a genuinely Scottish Gaelic Episcopalianism against the historiographical marginality that has been assigned to Scottish historians. It proves that Gaelic ... More


Scottish Modernism and its Contexts 1918-1959: Literature, National Identity and Cultural Exchange

Margery Palmer McCulloch

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634743
eISBN:
9780748651900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634743.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book proposes the expansion of the existing idea of an interwar Scottish Renaissance movement to include its international significance as a Scottish literary modernism interacting with the ... More


The Government of Scotland 1560-1625

Julian Goodare

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243549
eISBN:
9780191714160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243549.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book shows how Scotland was governed during the transition from Europe's decentralised medieval realms to modern sovereign states. The expanding institutions of government — crown, parliament, ... More


Scotland: Expunging the Memory of the '45

Bob Harris

in Politics and the Nation: Britain in the Mid-Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246939
eISBN:
9780191714566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246939.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses politics and other developments in Scotland after the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745. First, the impact of the rebellion in Scotland and the ways in which different sections of ... More


Government and Highland Elites

Julian Goodare

in The Government of Scotland 1560-1625

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243549
eISBN:
9780191714160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243549.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Governing the Highlands was very different from governing the rest of Scotland. The political elites of the Highlands barely recognised state authority, and had few connections to regular ... More


Introduction

Julian Goodare

in The Government of Scotland 1560-1625

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243549
eISBN:
9780191714160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243549.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book aims to put Scotland on the map for those interested in the history of European government, as well as provide materials for those interested in British history. Historians of England have ... More


Ethnographic Presents: Pioneering Anthropologists in the Papua New Guinea Highlands

Terence Hays (ed.)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077454
eISBN:
9780520912342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077454.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Life on the frontier suggests excitement, danger, and backbreaking labor. In this book, the frontier is the Highlands region of what is now Papua New Guinea—a part of the world largely unexplored by ... More


The Rambler and the Wanderer: Boswell's Road to the Isles

Pat Rogers

in Johnson and Boswell: The Transit of Caledonia

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182597
eISBN:
9780191673832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182597.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter focuses on Boswell and particularly his motives for undertaking the tour. Boswell was actuated by his desire to re-enact the flight of the Pretender after the battle of Culloden in 1746. ... More


Scottish Emigration in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

T. C. SMOUT, N. C. LANDSMAN, and T. M. DEVINE

in Europeans on the Move: Studies on European Migration 1500–1800

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204190
eISBN:
9780191676147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204190.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines Scotland through perspectives from T. C. Smout, Ned C. Landsman, and T. M. Devine. The 17th century is discussed by Smout, who emphasises the great scale and diversity of ... More


Territory

Julian Goodare

in State and Society in Early Modern Scotland

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207627
eISBN:
9780191677748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207627.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter deals with the concept of territory in Scotland, examining the differences between Borders, Highlands, and Lowlands. The sovereign state is a territorial state. It claims authority over ... More


The Borders and Highlands

Julian Goodare

in State and Society in Early Modern Scotland

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207627
eISBN:
9780191677748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207627.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter deals with the Borders and the Highlands. Scottish policy-makers regarded the Borders and Highlands as a problem. Older histories usually suggest that the problem of lawlessness was the ... More


Intimate Heights: Children, Nature and Colonial Urban Planning

David M. Pomfret

in Youth and Empire: Trans-Colonial Childhoods in British and French Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804795173
eISBN:
9780804796866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795173.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Globally, the management of space constituted a core tension of empire. Chapter 6 ‘Intimate Heights’ shows how ideologies of childhood directly informed British and French colonial urban planning. To ... More


Soldiers of Empire, 1750–1914

T. M. Devine

in Scotland and the British Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199573240
eISBN:
9780191731310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573240.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter analyses the contribution of the Scottish (and in particular the Highland) regiments to British imperial expansion. It explores the genesis of recruiting in the eighteenth century and ... More


The Highlands and the Roots of Green Consciousness, 1750–1990*

T. C. Smout

in Exploring Environmental History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635139
eISBN:
9780748651375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635139.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the context of a movement, late, slow and incomplete though it may have been, to conserve the Highlands from depredation upon its scenery and ecology. The story touches upon ... More


The Atlantic Oakwoods as a Commercial Crop in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries*

T. C. Smout

in Exploring Environmental History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635139
eISBN:
9780748651375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635139.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The oakwoods of the western Highlands, and especially those that fringe the sea lochs of Argyll, are one of the glories of Scotland. In many parts of northern Europe and North America, fiords and ... More


The Improvers and the Scottish Environment: Soils, Bogs and Woods*

T. C. Smout

in Exploring Environmental History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635139
eISBN:
9780748651375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635139.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

By the first half of the eighteenth century, Scotland had been suffering from several thousand years of slow environmental degradation without any effective actions having been taken to reverse it, ... More


Scotland from the Reformation to Culloden

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0020
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter traces the history of Scotland from the Reformation to Culloden. It discusses Scotland in the early modern period; economy and society in the Highlands, focusing on the clans; and early ... More


Scotland from Culloden to 1945

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0021
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter traces the history of Scotland from Culloden to 1945. It details the transformation of the Highlands in the late eighteenth century when landowners, with the backing of the government ... More


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