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The Independence of Scotland: Self-government and the Shifting Politics of Union

Michael Keating

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199545957
eISBN:
9780191719967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545957.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

After three hundred years, the Anglo-Scottish Union is in serious difficulty. This is not because of a profound cultural divide between England and Scotland but because recent decades have seen the ... More


The Impossibility of Synthetic Scots; Or, Hugh MacDiarmid's Nationalist Internationalism

Matthew Hart

in Nations of Nothing But Poetry: Modernism, Transnationalism, and Synthetic Vernacular Writing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390339
eISBN:
9780199776191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390339.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter builds on the Introduction's discussion of Hugh MacDiarmid's “Synthetic Scots” poetry, an experimental vernacular style that he developed after 1922 through practices of ... More


Varieties of Nationalism in Scotland and England

Anthony Heath and Shawna Smith

in Anglo-Scottish Relations, from 1900 to Devolution and Beyond

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263310
eISBN:
9780191734144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263310.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter shows that there is an inevitable asymmetry in the very nature and character of Scottish and English nationalism. In particular, it tries to examine the nature of unionism and ... More


The Death of Unionism?

T.M. Devine (ed.)

in Scotland and the Union 1707-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635412
eISBN:
9780748672202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635412.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter demonstrates that the clear ‘death of unionism’ rests on Margaret Thatcher's redefinition of unionism than to the changing attitudes of the Scottish public. Also, the ‘rise of ... More


The Making of the Modern SNP: From Protest to Power

Gerry Hassan

in The Modern SNP: From Protest to Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639908
eISBN:
9780748672080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639908.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses the establishment of the modern Scottish National Party (SNP). The emergence of Scottish and Welsh nationalism was a product of the crisis of the British state and economy and ... More


Origins of the present crisis?: The emergence of ‘left-wing’ Scottish nationalism, 1956–81

Rory Scothorne and Ewan Gibbs

in Waiting for the Revolution: The British Far Left from 1956

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526113658
eISBN:
9781526132451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113658.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The current state of the radical left and, more broadly, politics in Scotland has its roots in the unique set of political, economic and intellectual conditions found in the 1960s and 1970s. Where ... More


A Tale of Two Nationalisms: Scottish Nationalism and Unionism in the Age of Disruption

Gerry Hassan

in Ruth Davidson's Conservatives: The Scottish Tory Party, 2011-19

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474455626
eISBN:
9781474491181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455626.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Scottish nationalism and Scottish Tory unionism are generally accepted as two irreconcilable forces. This chapter by Gerry Hassan argues that while this might be how both movements wish to see ... More


Nation: Scotland's Son

Justin D. Livingstone

in Livingstone's ‘Lives’: A metabiography of a Victorian icon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719095320
eISBN:
9781781707951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095320.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

A considerable amount of Livingstone scholarship has been devoted to his Scottish identity and his position within the nation’s social and intellectual history. In keeping with this critical ... More


Union and the Ironies of Displacement in Scottish Literature

Colin Kidd

in Literature and Union: Scottish Texts, British Contexts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198736233
eISBN:
9780191853722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736233.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the Anglo-Scottish Union in Scottish literature, and will set out the central objective of the volume, which is to effect a rapprochement between a ... More


A union of hearts? Republican social democracy and Scottish nationalism1

Ben Jackson

Hans Schattle and Jeremy Nuttall (eds)

in Making social democrats: Citizens, mindsets, realities: Essays for David Marquand

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120304
eISBN:
9781526138804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120304.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Ben Jackson is pre-occupied, in chapter seven, with possible changes in the configuration of the United Kingdom: his essay confronts head-on the looming possibility of Scottish secession from the ... More


The Independence Referendum in Historical and Political Context

Colin Kidd and Malcolm Petrie

in The Scottish Independence Referendum: Constitutional and Political Implications

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198755517
eISBN:
9780191816697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755517.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explains the historical background to the Referendum. It traces the slow, spasmodic rise of the Scottish National Party within a culture dominated for the second and third quarters of ... More


Squeezing the SNP: The election in Scotland

Robert Johns

in None past the post: Britain at the polls, 2017

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526133281
eISBN:
9781526138828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526133281.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapters examines how the 2017 general election played out in Scotland. It begins by describing the SNP’s rise to dominance in Scottish politics after devolution and the factors that explain its ... More


The Stagnant Society 1961–1964

Kenneth O Morgan

in The People’s Peace: British History 1945-1989

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198227649
eISBN:
9780191678769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227649.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Rising social discontent based on a perception of loss of status and internal decay triggered a series of reactions against middle-class Tory capitalism, the government's inefficiencies, and social ... More


The conflicting loyalties of the Scottish Labour Party

Fiona Simpkins

in Labour united and divided from the 1830s to the present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526126320
eISBN:
9781526138798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126320.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The legitimacy of Scottish Labour as a party representative of the Scottish people has been called into question for much of its recent history, not only by disgruntled members of the Scottish ... More


Off-Concrete: Edwin Morgan

Greg Thomas

in Border Blurs: Concrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620269
eISBN:
9781789629538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620269.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The Glaswegian poet Edwin Morgan coined the term ‘off-concrete’ to describe one of his own concrete poems. In this chapter, the term is used to characterise his overall approach to the style, which ... More


Jacobite Unionism

Gerard Carruthers

in Literature and Union: Scottish Texts, British Contexts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198736233
eISBN:
9780191853722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736233.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The matter of Jacobitism and the cause of the Stuarts are at the heart of the modern Scottish literary canon, from the songs of Burns via the novels of Scott to the era of Aytoun and Stevenson. ... More


Postscript: The Strange Death of Literary Unionism

Gerard Carruthers

in Literature and Union: Scottish Texts, British Contexts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198736233
eISBN:
9780191853722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736233.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The interwar period marked a major turning point in the history of Scottish literature. The story of Scots before MacDiarmid’s recasting of it as synthetic Lallans was happily enmeshed in the ... More


The discursive role of Europe in a disunited kingdom

Klaus Stolz

in The road to Brexit: A cultural perspective on British attitudes to Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526145086
eISBN:
9781526155559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145093.00012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter delineates major historical changes in the role that Europe has played in domestic discourse on the territorial order of the United Kingdom. It is argued that Europe has a uniform effect ... More


The Scottish Referendum in Austrian, German and Swiss Media

Klaus Peter Müller

in Scotland's Referendum and the Media: National and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696581
eISBN:
9781474418829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696581.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter uses the concept of ‘the story’, applying a model of key story elements to the shape which the media imposed on the sequence of Scottish referendum events. The analysis offers ... More


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