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Scotland in the age of improvement : essays in Scottish history in the eighteenth century

Author: N T Phillipson; Rosalind Mitchison
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A new edition of a classic introduction to the history of eighteenth-century Scotland.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: N T Phillipson; Rosalind Mitchison
ISBN: 0748608761 9780748608768
OCLC Number: 36719938
Notes: Originally published: ©1970. With new introd.
Description: xi, 270 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents: The changing role of the House of Argyll in the Scottish highlands / Eric Cregeen --
The government and the Highlands, 1707-1745 / Rosalind Mitchison --
Who steered the gravy train, 1707-1766? / John M. Simpson --
The landowner and the planned village in Scotland, 1730-1830 / T.C. Smout --
Some eighteenth-century ideas of Scotland / Janet Adam Smith --
Scottish public opinion and the union in the age of the association / N.T. Phillipson --
Law and society in eighteenth-century Scottish thought / Peter Stein --
Education and society in the eighteenth century / Donald J. Withrington --
From protest to reaction : the moderate regime in the Church of Scotland, 1752-1805 / Ian D.L. Clark --
The social backgrouund of the Scottish Renaissance / John Clive.
Responsibility: edited by N.T. Phillipson and Rosalind Mitchison.

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