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Scottish Newspapers, Language and Identity

Fiona Douglas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624379
eISBN:
9780748671533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624379.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The first decade of the new Scottish Parliament has seen the emergence of a new-found national confidence. ‘Scottishness’ is clearly alive and flourishing. This book offers new and detailed insights ... More


From Tartan to Tartanry: Scottish Culture, History and Myth

Ian Brown

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638772
eISBN:
9780748653539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638772.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

An historically and critically sound — and contemporary — evaluation of tartan and tartanry based on proper contextualisation and coherent analysis, this critical study of one of the more ... More


Conclusion

Nicholas Tromans

in David Wilkie: The People's Painter

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625208
eISBN:
9780748651313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625208.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The picturesque, in its basic sense of a vision of reality guided through the optic of the classic painters of the past, was a constant characteristic of David Wilkie's imagery. In the Scottish ... More


A Global Force: War, Identities and Scotland's Diaspora

David Forsyth and Wendy Ugolini (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474402736
eISBN:
9781474422499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402736.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This edited collection provides a comparative overview of the nineteenth-century emergence of military Scottishness and explores how the construction and performance of Scottish military identity has ... More


National Identities and Twentieth-Century Scottish Migrants in England

Angela McCarthy

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/9780197263310.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter presents a preliminary examination of the twentieth-century Scottish migrant experience within England by investigating notions of national identity as articulated by individual ... More


Scottish Migrant Ethnic Identities in the British Empire since the Nineteenth Century

Angela McCarthy

in Scotland and the British Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199573240
eISBN:
9780191731310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573240.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Overviews of the British Empire generally neglect to examine migrant ethnic identities, emphasising instead the transition to new homeland identities or Britishness. This chapter, however, argues ... More


What is Scottish Identity?

Fiona M. Douglas

in Scottish Newspapers, Language and Identity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624379
eISBN:
9780748671533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624379.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter deals with the question of identity, and in particular with notions of Scottish national identity. What are the components of such an identity, and how is it constructed and/or ... More


A Multifaceted and Formulaic Identity

Fiona M. Douglas

in Scottish Newspapers, Language and Identity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624379
eISBN:
9780748671533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624379.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The discussion in Chapter 2 suggested that historicity and heritage were important facets in national identities, and stressed the vertical (historical) as well as horizontal (contemporaneous) axis. ... More


Routes into Scottishness?

Michael Rosie and Ross Bond

in Has Devolution Delivered?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622467
eISBN:
9780748672028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622467.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

While the re-establishment of the Scottish Parliament is an obvious political manifestation of Scottish national identity, a key question remains as to whether devolution will further accentuate the ... More


Broadcasting a nation: the BBC and national identity in Scotland

Thomas Hajkowski

in The BBC and National Identity in Britain, 1922-53

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079443
eISBN:
9781781702314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079443.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter develops the arguments in the context of Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, respectively. Scottish broadcasting was most self-confident and mature. From its inception, large number ... More


Horror Film: History Hydes in the Highlands

David Martin-Jones

in Scotland: Global Cinema: Genres, Modes and Identities

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633913
eISBN:
9780748651207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633913.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with horror films, with a particular emphasis on two werewolf movies, Dog Soldiers (2002) and Wild Country (2005). It begins with an introduction to the relationship between ... More


‘Proverbially Inclined to Roam Abroad’: Empire, Identity, and Scottish Emigration to New Zealand

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/9780748641550.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter surveys the Scottish mindset at the point of departure and demonstrates how the Empire strengthened a distinctive sense of Scottishness. It was the Union of 1707 that facilitated access ... More


Suhayl Saadi

Sara Upstone

in British Asian Fiction: Twenty-first Century Voices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078323
eISBN:
9781781703229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078323.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The experience of being Muslim in Scotland is not directly comparable to being a Muslim in England. In comparison with discussions around British or English identity, there is a relative lack of ... More


Culture: nations, banks and the organisation of power and social life

Jonathan Hearn

in Salvage Ethnography in the Financial Sector: The Path to Economic Crisis in Scotland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719087998
eISBN:
9781526128492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087998.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

With this chapter the book shifts from the contextualisation of the original study to the close examination of that study and its data. It presents ethnographic data on the discourses in the Bank ... More


The past, a foreign country: time, space, and the Scottishness of the Scottish Legendary

Eva von Contzen

in The Scottish Legendary: Towards a poetics of hagiographic narration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719095962
eISBN:
9781526109675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095962.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter concentrates on the question of how Scottish the Scottish Legendary is and links its geographical and linguistic origin with more general questions of how time and space are imagined and ... More


Canada, Military Scottishness and the First World War

Jeff Noakes

in A Global Force: War, Identities and Scotland's Diaspora

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474402736
eISBN:
9781474422499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402736.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses how the outbreak of the First World War led to the widespread use of the imagery of ‘military Scottishness’ in Canada, not only as part of recruiting efforts, but also for ... More


South Africa and Scotland in the First World War

Jonathan Hyslop

in A Global Force: War, Identities and Scotland's Diaspora

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474402736
eISBN:
9781474422499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402736.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the powerful and long-lasting impact Scottish military symbolism on the formation of military culture in South Africa. Drawing on the work of John MacKenzie and Jonathan ... More


The Importance of Scottish Origins in the Nineteenth Century: James Taylor and Ceylon Tea

Angela McCarthy

in Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474410045
eISBN:
9781474422512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410045.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

James Taylor is renowned as the ‘father of the Ceylon tea enterprise’. But how important were his Scottish origins in the successes he achieved in Ceylon’s tea economy? This chapter illuminates the ... More


‘Part of my Heritage’: Ladies’ Pipe Bands, Associational Culture and ‘Homeland’ Identities in the Scottish Diaspora

Erin C. M. Grant

in Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474410045
eISBN:
9781474422512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410045.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Throughout the imperial and non-imperial destinations to which Scots gravitated, they expressed their ethnic identities in various ways. To date, scholars have generally focused on either one ... More


From Lord Nelvil to Dugald Dalgetty: Byron’s Scottish identity in Italy

Jonathan Gross

in Byron and Italy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526100559
eISBN:
9781526132222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100559.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter focuses primarily on Byron’s letters from his Italian years in order to examine the extent to which his Italianisation actually intensified his sense of his own Britishness. The latter ... More


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