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The movement for the reformation of manners, 1688-1715
(University of Edinburgh, 1980)
Previously unused manuscript sources and printed sources form the basis for an examination of the motivations, tactics and interactions with existing institutions of the participants in the movement for reformation of ...
Ferries in Scotland between 1603 and the advent of steam
(The University of Edinburgh, 1985)
This research examines the place of ferries in the national communication network of Scotland between the Union of the Crowns and the advent of steam. A total of 431 ferries were identified and are listed in the Gazetteer. ...
Role of the nobility during early Turkish rule in India, 1210 - 1266
(The University of Edinburgh, 1969)
Later prehistoric settlement in the Western Isles of Scotland
(The University of Edinburgh, 1990)
This study aims to establish an understanding of the nature of settlement development in the Western Isles in the period from c. 1000 BC - 800 AD. A new classification of the sites is formulated to deal with the specific ...
Pierre Du Moulin (1568-1658), Huguenot theologian
(The University of Edinburgh, 1955)
It is surprising that there is no complete account of the life of Pierre Du Moulin in English, but it is much more surprising to find that none exists in French. Excluding three short Bachelor of Divinity theses written ...
Anti-Corn-Law agitations in Scotland, with particular reference to the Anti-Corn-Law League
(The University of Edinburgh, 1971)
The Corn Laws and the movement for their repeal were both indigenous products of Scotland, although even in the eighteenth century, less intrinsically Scottish than the polemics of the debate would suggest. The evolution ...
Lines of class distinction : an economic and social history of the British Tramcar
(University of Edinburgh, 1974)
The tramcar was primarily a phenomenon of the non-metropolitan towns and cities of Britain. Its contribution within the London area was muted by legal barriers, the number of competing transport modes, and the very size ...
Some Beaker domestic sites in West Norfolk and their affinities
(The University of Edinburgh, 1970)
Development of the Melvillian movement in late sixteenth century Scotland
(The University of Edinburgh, 1972)
John Loudon McAdam, Colossus of Roads
(The University of Edinburgh. College of Humanities and Social Science, 1950-06)
While preparing a lecture on nineteenth-century English economic history shortly after World War 2, I learned that there existed no satisfactory life of John Loudon McAdam. This seemed surprising, in view of the immense ...