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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


Jute No More: Transforming Dundee

Jim Tomlinson and Christopher A. Whatley (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860905
eISBN:
9781474406031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860905.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book traces the process of industrial decline in Dundee from the Victorian era onwards and the social and political reverberations of this decline. It is a story of urban transformation, and how ... More


Introduction

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/9780748686148.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book explores the relation between empire and popular culture by focusing on the British Empire's material consequences. Using the case of the Scottish city of Dundee, it analyses the interwoven ... 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


Juteopolis and Imperial Globalisation

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/9780748686148.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines the impact of globalisation and empire upon industrial Britain by focusing on the case of the Scottish city of Dundee as Juteopolis. Economic historians have suggested that ... More


The Employers' Response

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/9780748686148.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines the response of employers in Dundee's jute industry to the competition between India and the Scottish city, dubbed Juteopolis, in the area of jute production during the British ... More


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