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Spelling Scots: The Orthography of Literary Scots, 1700-2000

Jennifer Bann and John Corbett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748643059
eISBN:
9781474416085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643059.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This volume provides a comprehensive survey of the spelling system of Older and Modern Scots, illustrating how this orthographic system has developed partly in response to historical shifts in ... More


Scottish Sailors

Gordon Jackson

in Those Emblems of Hell?: European Sailors and the Maritime Labour Market, 1570-1870

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128831
eISBN:
9781786944818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128831.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the number of Scottish sailors in the seventeenth to eighteenth century, and addresses the growing shipping trade that called for a high demand of men. It presents the ... More


Shipbuilding in Nineteenth-Century Scotland

Anthony Slaven

in Shipbuilding in the United Kingdom in the Nineteenth Century: A Regional Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588535
eISBN:
9781786944900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588535.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the shipbuilding output in Scotland in the nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, tracking its long history of minimal growth through to the tremendous increase in production ... More


Introduction

Jennifer Bann and John Corbett

in Spelling Scots: The Orthography of Literary Scots, 1700-2000

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748643059
eISBN:
9781474416085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643059.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This book is an account of the evolution of the spelling system, or orthography, of Scots, the language of lowland Scotland. Substantial written records in Scots survive from the fourteenth century ... More


The Consonants of Older Scots

Jennifer Bann and John Corbett

in Spelling Scots: The Orthography of Literary Scots, 1700-2000

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748643059
eISBN:
9781474416085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643059.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter begins a more detailed description of the developments outlined in brief in the introduction. In particular, it details the development of the consonant graphemes that were used in the ... More


Older Scots Vowels

Jennifer Bann and John Corbett

in Spelling Scots: The Orthography of Literary Scots, 1700-2000

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748643059
eISBN:
9781474416085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643059.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

If the consonants of Older Scots present us with a relatively uncomplicated orthographic system, the Older Scots vowels are a different matter. The geographical and chronological variations we find ... More


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