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Savage Peoples and Civilizing Powers

Colin G. Calloway

in White People, Indians, and Highlanders: Tribal People and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195340129
eISBN:
9780199867202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340129.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

A core component of colonial projects in both the Highlands and Indian North America was to convert the tribal inhabitants, who were assumed to exist at an inferior stage of development. This chapter ... More


‘Brither Scots Shoulder tae Shoulder’: An Evolutionary Perspective on Scottish Associationalism

Tanja Bueltmann

in Scottish Ethnicity and the Making of New Zealand Society, 1850-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641550
eISBN:
9780748653553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641550.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The 1860s witnessed an increase in the number of Scottish clubs and societies, as well as a surge in the popularity of events such as Highland Games, all over the world, bringing New Zealand in line ... More


Political Discourse and National Identity in Scotland

Murray Stewart Leith and Daniel P. J. Soule

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637362
eISBN:
9780748652914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637362.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book addresses issues of national identity and nationalism in Scotland from a political and linguistic perspective, comparing a variety of attitudes and opinions from the political elite to the ... More


Scotch-Irish Identity and Attitudes to Home Rule

Lindsey Flewelling

in Two Irelands Beyond the Sea: Ulster Unionism and America, 1880-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940452
eISBN:
9781789629361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940452.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter surveys the immigration and identity formation of the Scotch-Irish in America during the nineteenth century. Two ethnic organizations, the Scotch-Irish Society of America and the Loyal ... More


Scotland and the Monarchy in the Twentieth Century

Richard J. Finlay

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/9780197263310.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter demonstrates that Queen Victoria had a talent for interpreting and manipulating history, adopting national identities and evoking a significant response. It also discusses the English ... More


Ethnic Identity, Networks and Social Capital: The Anatomy and Function of Scottish Associationalism

Tanja Bueltmann

in Scottish Ethnicity and the Making of New Zealand Society, 1850-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641550
eISBN:
9780748653553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641550.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Sentimental expressions of Scottish identity played their part in the shaping of Scottish associational life. Many of the Scots who chose to become members of associations created a social and ... More


The Scottish Labour Party: History, Institutions and Ideas

Gerry Hassan (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617845
eISBN:
9780748672097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617845.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Scottish Labour has been the dominant political party in Scotland for over 40 years. This book considers the contemporary party, analysing it in the context of Scottish politics, Scotland, and the ... More


The Legacy

Michael Brown

in Bannockburn: The Scottish War and the British Isles 1307-1323

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633326
eISBN:
9780748672127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633326.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Robert Bruce secured his own peace treaty with England. The character of the war continued to be shaped by the strategies pursued by the Bruce brothers and by the fragmented nature of the English war ... More


Peasants, servitude and unfreedom in Scotland, 1100–1350

Cynthia J. Neville

in Land, Law and People in Medieval Scotland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639588
eISBN:
9780748653492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639588.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter evaluates the other end of the social spectrum — the people at the lower ranks of Scottish society who experienced unfreedom and servility in the period between roughly 1100 and the ... More


The Early Years: From the Inter-War Period to the Mid-1960s

Richard Finlay

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/9780748639908.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter investigates the Scottish National Party (SNP)'s evolution from the inter-war period to the mid-1960s. Its early history was dominated by the competing strategies of either seeking a ... More


The perambulation of land

Cynthia J. Neville

in Land, Law and People in Medieval Scotland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639588
eISBN:
9780748653492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639588.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines the importance of perambulation in medieval Scottish society. It reviews the work of legal historians on the origins of the royal brieve that, as early as the reign of David I, ... More


Repatriation from the West Indies

Douglas J. Hamilton

in Scotland, the Caribbean and the Atlantic World 1750–1820

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071829
eISBN:
9781781702321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071829.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the repatriation of the Scots from the West Indies. It reviews the ways in which the returnees spent their Caribbean fortunes and suggests that returnees from the Caribbean ... More


The Legacy of War: Scotland in the 1360s

Michael Brown

in The Wars of Scotland 1214–1371

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748612376
eISBN:
9780748672301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612376.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In the six decades before 1357 Scotland had been a land of war. While the ten years from 1322 provided an interlude of relative peace, the overall character of the period was set by conflict. The ... More


Nine Centuries of Man: Manhood and Masculinity in Scottish History

Lynn Abrams and Elizabeth L. Ewan (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474403894
eISBN:
9781474430951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403894.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

What did it mean to be a man in Scotland over the past nine centuries? Scotland, with its stereotypes of the kilted warrior and the industrial ‘hard man’, has long been characterised in masculine ... More


South Africa: Leading African Insurance

Grietjie Verhoef

in World Insurance: The Evolution of a Global Risk Network

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657964
eISBN:
9780191744709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657964.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

This chapter traces the history of the South African insurance industry. The first South African insurance company to be founded in Cape Colony was the Zuid-Afrikaansche Brand en Levensversekering ... More


Scotland, the Caribbean and the Atlantic World 1750–1820

Douglas Hamilton

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071829
eISBN:
9781781702321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071829.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book is wholly devoted to assessing the array of links between Scotland and the Caribbean in the later eighteenth century. It uses a wide range of archival sources to paint a detailed picture of ... More


Robert I

Michael Brown

in The Wars of Scotland 1214–1371

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748612376
eISBN:
9780748672301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612376.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

By late 1314 Robert Bruce's stature and security had grown immensely and allowed him to demand fealty of all Scots on pain of forfeiture of their lands in his realm. Such gains had not lifted the ... More


Photography in Demand: The Work of the Increasing Number of Professional Photographers to Meet Public Demand

Roddy Simpson

in The Photography of Victorian Scotland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748654611
eISBN:
9780748676729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748654611.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Photography quickly became an important and pervasive part of Victorian society reflecting tastes and interests. In an atmosphere of consumerism there was huge demand to own photographs and ... More


Introduction

Roddy Simpson

in The Photography of Victorian Scotland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748654611
eISBN:
9780748676729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748654611.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Since 2001 the author of this book has tutored a popular course at the University of Edinburgh on the photography of Victorian Scotland. This book is based on the course and has been written because ... More


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