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The Dundas Era at St Andrews, 1780–1806

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/9780748625963.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the appointments during the Dundas era at St Andrews. It reports that Henry Dundas succeeded Kinnoull as chancellor in 1788 and claimed to have appointed or approved every ... More


Glasgow University in the Age of Dundas

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/9780748625963.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the appointments in Glasgow University under Henry Dundas before and during the French revolution. It reports that Dundas was elected rector at Glasgow in 1781 and 1782. It ... More


Scotland’s Fame

J. E. Cookson

in The British Armed Nation 1793–1815

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206583
eISBN:
9780191677236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206583.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter explains the success of military recruitment in Scotland, including the popularity of volunteering, and considers the impact of military ... More


Interest (1767–1812)

Brian Bonnyman

in The Third Duke of Buccleuch and Adam Smith: Estate Management and Improvement in Enlightenment Scotland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748642007
eISBN:
9781474405980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642007.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

By examining the Duke’s public, political and military careers this chapter explores the relationship between paternalism, patriotism and improvement. It argues that the management of the Buccleuch ... More


The Third Duke of Buccleuch and Adam Smith: Estate Management and Improvement in Enlightenment Scotland

Brian Bonnyman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748642007
eISBN:
9781474405980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642007.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The third Duke of Buccleuch (1746-1812) presided over the management of one of Britain’s largest landed estates during a period of profound social, political and economic change. Tutored by the ... More


The First Phase 1786–1793

Janet Semple

in Bentham's Prison: A Study of the Panopticon Penitentiary

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273875
eISBN:
9780191684074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273875.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the first phase of Jeremy Bentham's attempts to build the panopticon. The political arena in which Bentham fought for his panopticon was dominated by Prime Minister William ... More


Summaries and Results

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/9780748625963.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the politics, processes, and constraints of appointments. It observes that the patronage system worked as well as it did, and had the results it produced, partly because of the ... More


“A Stationary Condition for Ever”

Fredrik Albritton Jonsson

in Enlightenment's Frontier: The Scottish Highlands and the Origins of Environmentalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162547
eISBN:
9780300163742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162547.003.0011
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter discusses the final crisis point reached by the colonization of the Highlands after the turn of the century. One of its main causes was the peaceful interval brought about by the Treaty ... More


Introduction

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/9780748625963.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the coverage of this study which focuses on patronage in one set of institutions essential to the articulation of the Scottish Enlightenment — the universities. It considers ... More


The Legacy of Smith’s Jurisprudence in Late Eighteenth-Century Edinburgh

John W. Cairns

in Philosophy, Rights and Natural Law: Essays in Honour of Knud Haakonssen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474449229
eISBN:
9781474460200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449229.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The chapter explores the development of law teaching in the University of Edinburgh in the later eighteenth-century, showing how Adam Smith's thinking promoted the development by law professors, all ... More


Hopes Dashed

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the result of Theobald Wolfe Tone and the Catholic delegates' trip to London to air their grievances and propose reforms. It explains that the group was not well received by ... More


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