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Conclusion

Thom Brooks

in Hegel's Political Philosophy: A Systematic Reading of the Philosophy of Right

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625741
eISBN:
9780748652532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625741.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. This book has argued for a systematic reading of Hegel's Philosophy of Right. This reading is both consistent with Hegel's own ... 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


Introduction

T. C. Smout, Alan R. MacDonald, and Fiona Watson

in A History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland, 1500-1920

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612413
eISBN:
9780748653331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612413.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This introductory chapter begins with a few explanations and definitions of terms such as ‘native woods’, ‘semi-natural’ or ‘ancient’ woods, and ‘plantations on ancient woodland sites’. It then ... More


Trading and taking wood before 1800

T. C. Smout, Alan R. MacDonald, and Fiona Watson

in A History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland, 1500-1920

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612413
eISBN:
9780748653331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612413.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter focuses on wood trading before 1800. Evidence from both documentary and archaeological sources shows that as international trade developed and Scottish supplies of good-quality oak ... More


Woodland management in an industrial economy, 1830–1920 and beyond

T. C. Smout, Alan R. MacDonald, and Fiona Watson

in A History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland, 1500-1920

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612413
eISBN:
9780748653331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612413.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses woodland management from 1830 onwards. By 1830, Scotland was becoming an industrial country, with nearly a third of her population already living in towns of 5,000 inhabitants ... More


Islam, Christianity and the Realms of the Miraculous: A Comparative Exploration

Ian Richard Netton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780748699063
eISBN:
9781474460248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699063.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

What is a miracle? Who believes in their possibility? What is the historical context within which they emerge?These and related questions have vexed, puzzled and, indeed, enthused scholars and ... More


‘Not the kind to die’: Katherine Mansfield and the Unquiet Ghost of ‘little brother’

J. Lawrence Mitchell

in Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474439657
eISBN:
9781474453813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439657.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This article documents the longstanding and special bond of affection between Katherine Mansfield and her brother Leslie Heron Beauchamp (known as ‘Chummie’ and ‘Bogey’ by family) and the often ... More


A History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland, 1500-1920

T.C. Smout and Alan R. MacDonald

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612413
eISBN:
9780748653331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612413.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This modern history of Scottish woodlands explores the changing relationship between trees and people from the time of Scotland's first settlement, focusing on the period 1500 to 1920. Drawing on ... More


The Impossibility of Ethics: On Mount Moriah

Derek Attridge

in Reading and Responsibility: Deconstruction's Traces

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640089
eISBN:
9780748652112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640089.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reflects Jacques Derrida's growing attention to ethical questions in the 1990s, at a time when the author was beginning to study the work of Emmanuel Levinas. For Søren Kierkegaard, ... More


The extent and character of the woods before 1500

T. C. Smout, Alan R. MacDonald, and Fiona Watson

in A History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland, 1500-1920

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612413
eISBN:
9780748653331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612413.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the extent and character of the Scottish woods before 1500. The notion of an ancient Great Wood of Caledon that in Roman times covered most of Scotland, or at least the whole ... More


The extent and character of the woods, 1500–1920

T. C. Smout, Alan R. MacDonald, and Fiona Watson

in A History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland, 1500-1920

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612413
eISBN:
9780748653331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612413.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the extent and character of the Scottish woods from 1500–1920. In 1503, Parliament declared that the wood of Scotland is ‘utterly destroyed’, probably reflecting at least the ... More


Woodland produce

T. C. Smout, Alan R. MacDonald, and Fiona Watson

in A History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland, 1500-1920

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612413
eISBN:
9780748653331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612413.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter focuses on the economic importance of wood products, which in early modern Scotland was immense. Every building from the grandest castle to the smallest home was constructed or furnished ... More


Woodland as pasture and shelter

T. C. Smout, Alan R. MacDonald, and Fiona Watson

in A History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland, 1500-1920

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612413
eISBN:
9780748653331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612413.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the use of woodland for pasture and shelter. For many tenant farmers and cottars, especially in the Highlands and the Uplands, the main use of wooded areas was to provide ... More


Introduction

Cairns Craig

in Intending Scotland: Explorations in Scottish Culture since the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637133
eISBN:
9780748653478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637133.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter invokes a double perspective in exploring Scottish culture since the Enlightenment: one focused on the consequences of that upsurge of Scottish innovation called the Enlightenment — and ... More


Rothiemurchus, 1650–1900

T. C. Smout, Alan R. MacDonald, and Fiona Watson

in A History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland, 1500-1920

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612413
eISBN:
9780748653331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612413.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines how woodland management decisions worked out on the ground with a case study of Rothiemurchus, considered the most famous and still outwardly the most pristine wood. The history ... More


The Navy, Holyrood and Strathcarron in the seventeenth century

T. C. Smout, Alan R. MacDonald, and Fiona Watson

in A History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland, 1500-1920

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612413
eISBN:
9780748653331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612413.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines how woodland management decisions worked out on the ground with a case study of the ancient pinewoods at Rhidorroch, on a catchment flowing westwards into Loch Broom, and near ... More


The MacDonald woods on Skye, 1720–1920

T. C. Smout, Alan R. MacDonald, and Fiona Watson

in A History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland, 1500-1920

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612413
eISBN:
9780748653331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612413.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines how woodland management decisions worked out on the ground with a case study of the MacDonald woods on Skye. The value of the woods of Sleat, the southernmost of Skye's many ... More


Conclusion

T. C. Smout, Alan R. MacDonald, and Fiona Watson

in A History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland, 1500-1920

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612413
eISBN:
9780748653331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612413.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. At first sight it appears that the native woods of Scotland were not managed sustainably. From covering half or more of the land surface 5,000 years ... More


Good Governance and the Marketisation of Human Rights

Oche Onazi

in Human Rights from Community: A Rights-Based Approach to Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748654673
eISBN:
9780748693870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748654673.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses how the market-based human rights approach works, especially how it emerges as a main response to state failure. It provides reasons for its emergence, its philosophical ... More


South Africa and Scotland in the First World War

Jonathan Hyslop

in A Global Force: War, Identities and Scotland's Diaspora

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474402736
eISBN:
9781474422499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402736.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the powerful and long-lasting impact Scottish military symbolism on the formation of military culture in South Africa. Drawing on the work of John MacKenzie and Jonathan ... More


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