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  • James Hogg and the Literary Marketplace

    Scottish Romanticism and the Working-Class Author

    By Holly Faith Nelson

    Edited by Sharon Alker

    Responding to the resurgence of interest in the Scottish working-class writer James Hogg, Sharon Alker and Holly Faith Nelson offer the first edited collection devoted to an examination of the critical implications of his writings and their position in the Edinburgh and London literary marketplaces…

    Hardback – 2009-09-28

  • The Tragic Histories of Mary Queen of Scots, 1560-1690

    Rhetoric, Passions and Political Literature

    By John D. Staines

    Author John Staines here argues that sixteenth- and seventeenth-century writers in England, Scotland, and France wrote tragedies of the Queen of Scots - royal heroine or tyrant, martyr or whore - in order to move their audiences towards political action by shaping and directing the passions…

    Hardback – 2009-06-08

  • Liturgy in the Age of Reason

    Worship and Sacraments in England and Scotland 1662–c.1800

    By Bryan D. Spinks

    Worship has always been affected by its surrounding culture. This book examines the changing perspectives in and discussions on worship styles and practices from the Restoration to the death of Wesley, in England and Scotland. Moving beyond the text, Spinks grounds the discussion within the…

    Hardback – 2008-12-28

  • The Language of Mineralogy

    John Walker, Chemistry and the Edinburgh Medical School, 1750-1800

    By Matthew D. Eddy

    Classification is an important part of science, yet the specific methods used to construct Enlightenment systems of natural history have proven to be the bête noir of studies of eighteenth-century culture. One reason that systematic classification has received so little attention is that natural…

    Hardback – 2008-12-28
    Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945

  • Tourism and Identity in Scotland, 1770–1914

    Creating Caledonia

    By Katherine Haldane Grenier

    In the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, legions of English citizens headed north. Why and how did Scotland, once avoided by travelers, become a popular site for English tourists? In Tourism and Identity in Scotland, 1770-1914, Katherine Haldane Grenier uses published and unpublished travel…

    Hardback – 2005-08-28
    Studies in European Cultural Transition

  • A Dialogue on the Law of Kingship among the Scots

    A Critical Edition and Translation of George Buchanan's De Iure Regni apud Scotos Dialogus

    By Roger A. Mason, Martin S. Smith

    George Buchanan (1506-82) was one of the most distinguished humanists of the Northern European Renaissance. Hailed by his contemporaries as the greatest Latin poet of his age, he is chiefly remembered today as a radical political theorist whose Dialogus, first published in Edinburgh in 1579,…

    Hardback – 2004-03-19
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

  • Reforming the Scottish Church

    John Winram (c. 1492–1582) and the Example of Fife

    By Linda J. Dunbar

    As Superintendent of Fife, John Winram played a pivotal role in the reform of the Scottish Church. Charting his career within St Andrews priory from canon to subprior, Linda Dunbar examines the ambiguity of Winram's religious stance in the years before 1559 and argues that much of the difficulty in…

    Hardback – 2002-11-20
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

  • Disillusionment or New Opportunities?

    The Changing Nature of Work in Offices, Glasgow 1880–1914

    By R. Guerriero Wilson

    In Britain at the turn of the century the nature of office work was changing, in line with large-scale social and economic developments. These included the increasing size and influence of the service sector of the economy, the growing use of bureaucratic procedures in administrative organisations…

    Hardback – 1998-12-28
    Modern Economic and Social History

  • The Jacobean Kirk, 1567–1625

    Sovereignty, Polity and Liturgy

    By Alan R. MacDonald

    This book is the first detailed discussion of the political history of the Scottish Church in the reign of James VI (1567-1625). It offers a refreshing new perspective on the Reformed Kirk during the crucial period in its development. It is an examination of relations between Kirk and State based…

    Hardback – 1998-11-23
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

  • The Three Estates

    A Pleasant Satire in Commendation of Virtue and in Vituperation of Vice

    By Nigel Mace

    This is the first ever English translation of Sir David Lindsay’s masterpiece of 16th-century Scottish political theatre, Ane Pleasant Satyre of the Thrie Estaitis in Commendatioun of Vertew and Vituperatioune of Vyce. The work’s importance lies in its status as a well-known piece of national…

    Hardback – 1998-11-19

  • North of the Tees

    Studies in Medieval British History

    By H.S. Offler, A.I. Doyle

    The papers in this volume, which include three left unpublished at the time of Professor Offler's death in 1991, cover the period from the 9th to the 14th centuries; They well exemplify Offler's command of historical narrative and his technical skills as a historian. Their main concern is with the…

    Hardback – 1996-10-17
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Imagining Scotland

    Tradition, Representation and Promotion in Scottish Tourism Since 1750

    By John R. Gold

    Every year, thousands of tourists are drawn to Scotland by images of pipers and fairy-tale castles, Highland games and haggis, misty glens and heather, and, despite widespread disparagement, that imagery is still as carefully nurtured by indigenous tourist agencies as by the international tourist…

    Hardback – 1995-11-16

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