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The Treaty of Adrianople and Its International Consequences

Alexander Bitis

in Russia and the Eastern Question: Army, Government and Society, 1815-1833

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263273
eISBN:
9780191734700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263273.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the negotiations for the Treaty of Adrianople, the response of the other powers, and the implications Russia's Balkan crossing had for future strategy. When news of the peace ... More


William Smith Watt, 1913–2002

R. G. M. Nisbet

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 124. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, III

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263204
eISBN:
9780191734205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263204.003.0018
Subject:
History, Historiography

W. S. Watt, known to his friends as Bill, was one of the leading Latin scholars of his time. His long and energetic life makes an impressive story. To look back at it prompts reflection on the ... More


Consolidating his Beliefs: The Crimean War and the Ministerial Years

Miloš Ković

in Disraeli and the Eastern Question

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199574605
eISBN:
9780191595134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574605.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The Crimean War played a decisive role in consolidating Disraeli's perceptions of the Eastern Question. Guided by Aberdeen's example and following Palmerston's tactics, he claimed that Russia had to ... More


William Creech and John Boyle: The Classics Spread Across Scotland

Thomas F. Bonnell

in The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765-1810

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532209
eISBN:
9780191700996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532209.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter looks at the careers of William Creech and John Boyle, and examines how the English Classics spread across Scotland. For 40 years, Creech was the chief publisher in Edinburgh. Creech ... More


Caroline Covenants: Scotland, 1636–1640

Charles W. A. Prior

in A Confusion of Tongues: Britain's Wars of Reformation, 1625-1642

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698257
eISBN:
9780191739040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698257.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The flashpoint for the Wars of the Three Kingdoms was Scotland, where debates on ecclesiology and law generated attacks on the ecclesiastical supremacy of Crown and bishops. Debates on ecclesiology ... More


‘Killing with Kindness’: 1852–1855

Angus Hawkins

in The Forgotten Prime Minister: The 14th Earl of Derby

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199204410
eISBN:
9780191695575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204410.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses the activities of Lord Derby after his release from office as prime minister of Great Britain in December 1852. While Derby spent the Christmas season in Lancashire, the new ... 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


Lawyers, Law Professors, and Localities: The Universities of Aberdeen, 1680–1750

John W Cairns

in Enlightenment, Legal Education, and Critique: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 2

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682133
eISBN:
9781474415972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682133.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the development of law teaching and professional education in the universities and town of Aberdeen during the period 1680–1750. Aberdeen is particularly interesting in this ... More


Entente cordiale

Geoffrey Hicks

in Peace, War and Party Politics: The Conservatives and Europe, 1846-59

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075957
eISBN:
9781781700785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075957.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter deals with the Anglo-French relationship and the British recognition of the French Empire and with it Louis Napoleon's new title of Napoleon III. It discusses the most important foreign ... More


From peace to war: opposing Aberdeen, 1852–55

Geoffrey Hicks

in Peace, War and Party Politics: The Conservatives and Europe, 1846-59

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075957
eISBN:
9781781700785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075957.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter focuses on the years after 1852, from the formation of the Aberdeen coalition until its downfall in January 1855. It emphasizes the Conservatives' views that their successors were ... 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


Some Characteristic Tendencies of American Civilizatio

Josiah Royce

in Race Questions, Provincialism, and Other American Problems: Expanded Edition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231324
eISBN:
9780823235568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231324.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter was written and given as an address to the Aberdeen Philosophical Society in January 1900. It tackles the issue of provincialism. Royce begins the chapter by ... More


The Arts Chairs, 1690–c. 1715

Roger L. Emerson

in Academic Patronage in the Scottish Enlightenment: Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews Universities

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625963
eISBN:
9780748653652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625963.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the appointments at St Andrews, St Mary's, St Salvator's, and St Leonard's Colleges. It reports that St Andrews and its University was unlike the other Scottish university ... More


Sounding Scottish: Sound Practices and Silent Cinema in Scotland

Trevor Griffiths

in The Sounds of the Silents in Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199797615
eISBN:
9780199979738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797615.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This chapter examines the forces shaping developments in the use of sound in cinemas across Scotland until the end of the 1920s and which contributed to unusually high levels of support for this new ... More


Disease Changes: Microbial and Vector Adaptation

A. D. Cliff, M.R. Smallman-Raynor, P. Haggett, D.F. Stroup, and S.B. Thacker

in Infectious Diseases: A Geographical Analysis: Emergence and Re-emergence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199244737
eISBN:
9780191917509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199244737.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Social and Political Geography

In this and the next four chapters, we examine five change agents which have facilitated the emergence and re-emergence of infectious human diseases. Each ... More


'Of Laws of Ships and Shipmen': Medieval Maritime Law and its Practice in Urban Northern Europe

Edda Frankot

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748646241
eISBN:
9780748676712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646241.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

It has often been assumed that there was a common maritime law in northern Europe in the Middle Ages, shared between skippers and merchants who conducted their business along the North Sea and Baltic ... More


Imagining ENIAC

Thomas Haigh, Mark Priestley, and Crispin Rope

in Eniac in Action: Making and Remaking the Modern Computer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262033985
eISBN:
9780262334426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033985.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Explores the origins of ENIAC, beginning with its two primary inventors John W. Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert. Examines ENIAC’s original 1942 and 1943 proposals, the process by which the machine was ... More


ENIAC Arrives at the Ballistic Research Lab

Thomas Haigh, Mark Priestley, and Crispin Rope

in Eniac in Action: Making and Remaking the Modern Computer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262033985
eISBN:
9780262334426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033985.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In 1947 ENIAC was unpacked and installed at the Ballistic Research Laboratory in Aberdeen, Maryland. This chapter explores its first fifteen months there, beginning with some context about the ... More


The Five Towns Introduced

Edda Frankot

in 'Of Laws of Ships and Shipmen': Medieval Maritime Law and its Practice in Urban Northern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748646241
eISBN:
9780748676712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646241.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In this chapter the five towns of Aberdeen in Scotland, Kampen in the Netherlands, Lübeck in Germany, Reval (Tallinn) in Estonia and Danzig (Gdańsk) in Poland are introduced, by discussing their ... More


Written Law: Urban Collections of Sea Law

Edda Frankot

in 'Of Laws of Ships and Shipmen': Medieval Maritime Law and its Practice in Urban Northern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748646241
eISBN:
9780748676712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646241.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In this chapter the manuscript collections of the towns of Aberdeen, Kampen, Lübeck, Danzig and Reval are analysed in order to determine which sea laws were at the courts' disposal and from what ... More


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