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Eighteenth century Scotland : new perspectives

Author: T M Devine; John R Young
Publisher: East Lothian, Scotland : Tuckwell Press, 1999.
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Based on a two-year seminar series at the Research Centre in Scottish History at the University of Strathclyde, this text aims to illuminate the part played by 18th century history in the creation of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Eighteenth century Scotland.
East Lothian, Scotland : Tuckwell Press, 1999
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T M Devine; John R Young
ISBN: 1862320519 9781862320512
OCLC Number: 44481381
Description: viii, 310 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Scottish modernization prior to the Industrial Revolution, 1688-1763, Richard Saville; the parliamentary incorporating union of 1707 -political management, anti-unionism and foreign policy, John R. Young; a commercial empire - Scotland and British expansions, Michael Fry; Scottish Jacobitism - in search of a movement, Allan I. Macinnes; mission accomplished? the Catholic underground, James F. McMillan; Scotland and the idea of Britain, Alexander Murdoch; keeping the covenant - Scottish national identity, Richard J. Finlay; Clio, Mars and Minerva - the Scottish enlightment, and the writing of women's history, Jane Rendall; William Robertson and America, Bernard Aspinwall; urbanisation, Ian D. Whyte; demographic change, Robert E. Tyson; the improvers and the Scottish environment, T.C. Smout; a conservative people? Scottish Gaeldom in the age of improvement, Thomas M. Devine; Highland estate change and tenants emigration, Andrew Mackillop; the dark side of the enlightment - sorting out serfdom, Christopher A. Whatley; Scottish radicalism in the later 18th century - "the social thistle and shamrock", Elaine W. McFarland.
Responsibility: edited by T.M. Devine and J.R. Young.


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