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British attitudes to the Schlesftig-Holstein question, 1848-50
(The University of Edinburgh, 1969)
British attitudes during the Schleswig-Holstein War of 1848-50 were predominantly pro-Danish. The invasion of Denmark and the Elbe Duchies by the Confederation of German States, led by Prussia, was looked upon as an attempt ...
British education, public and private, and the British Empire 1880-1930
(The University of Edinburgh, 1979)
The British Empire, which developed from the late sixteenth to the early twentieth century, has to be viewed as the result of a wide variety of circumstances rather than because of any consistent imperial policy. Britain ...
Rex Augustissimus : reassessing the Reign of King Edmund of England, 939-46
(The University of Edinburgh, 2007)
This thesis is an examination and reassessment of the political situation in England c.939x46. The relationships between royal authority and the aristocracy in the former kingdoms of Mercia, Wessex, East Anglia and the ...
History of the Burgh and Parochial schools of Fife from the reformation to 1872
(The University of Edinburgh, 1953)
Social history of Scottish working class education 1800 to 1872 with particular reference to Glasgow
(The University of Edinburgh, 1977)
States of Exception? Sovereignty and counter-insurgency in British India, counter-insurgency in British India, Ireland and Kenya circa 1810-1960
(The University of Edinburgh, 2010)
This thesis is a comparative study of three different 'crises' of British foreign rule, spanning a 150-year period: circa 1810 to 1960. Arranged into three case studies, it surveys British encounters with Thuggee in early ...
Decline of the hand-loom weaving industry in Scotland during the years 1815-1845
(The University of Edinburgh, 1955)
Development of the prison in modern British society as a response to endemic panic about crime, 1750-1850
(The University of Edinburgh, 1981)
This thesis attempts to throw fresh light on the nature of present-day deviance and social control by providing a historical perspective. It is postulated that there has been incessant panic about "crime" for some two ...
Effect of the discovery of the American frontier on English shipping, 1650-1688
(The University of Edinburgh, 1956)
The primary objective of this study is to present the facts indicating the effects of the discovery of the American Frontier on English shipping, 1650-1688. The territory consisting of the American Frontier as used in ...