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John Stuart Blackie : Scottish scholar and patriot

Author: Stuart Wallace
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Stuart Blackie was one of the most impressive and influential figures of nineteenth-century Scotland, as well as one of the most striking and flamboyant. As an intellectual he translated Goethe?s Faust and brought first-hand knowledge of German philosophy to Scotland as a means of keeping the Enlightenment tradition alive. As first Professor of Humanity at Aberdeen from 1839 to 1852 and then as Professor of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wallace, Stuart.
John Stuart Blackie.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)62891883
Named Person: John Stuart Blackie; John Stuart Blackie; John Stuart Blackie
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Wallace
ISBN: 9780748628193 0748628193 1280953241 9781280953248
OCLC Number: 173519213
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 342 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: COVER; CONTENTS; DEDICATION; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ILLUSTRATIONS; ABBREVIATIONS; INTRODUCTION; 1 YOUTH; 2 EXPERIENCE; 3 STRUGGLE; 4 THE BLACKIE CASE; 5 'THE PRO'; 6 'VIVAT BLACKIEAS!!!'; 7 'A CUP OF TEA WITH HOMER'; 8 'PROFESSOR OF THINGS IN GENERAL'; 9 THE SOUTHRONS; 10 'FRIEND OF THE CROFTER'; 11 EMERITUS; EPILOGUE. 'TONALD SHAW'; SOURCES AND BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX.
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This is an extremely well researched and written biography of one of the most important and, till now, most neglected figures in nineteenth-century Scottish life. -- Pol O Dochartaigh Modern Language Read more...

 
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