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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (2): 49–66.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Robert A. Houston The College of William & Mary 2003 The Face of Madness in Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century Scotland Robert A. Houston University of St Andrews In 1806 the anatomist...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 53–69.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Henry L. Fulton The College of William & Mary 2003 Private Tutoring in Scotland: The Example of Mure of Caldwell Henry L. Fulton Central Michigan University Modern research...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 81–97.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Ruth Perry Duke University Press 2008 R “The Finest Ballads”: Women’s Oral Traditions in Eighteenth-Century Scotland Ruth Perry Massachusetts Institute of Technology...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 48–53.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Jeffrey Smitten John Robertson. The Case for the Enlightenment: Scotland and Naples, 1680-1760 (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2005). Pp. 463. $90. £55. ISBN 0-521-84787-7 Duke University Press 2008 Review Essay Scotland and Naples...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 101–108.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Review Essay Boss: The First of Hanoverian Scotland’s Three Great Satraps—the Earl of Ilay Bruce P. Lenman University of St. Andrews Roger L. Emerson. An Enlightened Duke: The Life...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 60–80.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of Scotland at a time when the nation's very existence was under threat. Such a rereading of Watson's collection also contributes toward a reevaluation of the impression that Scottish literature after the Act of Union is pathologically split, a reflection of what G. Gregory Smith referred...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 131–154.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Patrick Walsh London’s emergence as a significant financial center in the decades after the Glorious Revolution of 1688 created new opportunities not just for Londoners, but also for those living either in the English provinces or in the metropolitan provinces of Ireland and Scotland. This article...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 159–182.
Published: 01 January 2024
... on Forbes's project and to generate new research on Jacobitism in general, Simon Fraser University's Research Centre for Scottish Studies and the Digital Humanities Innovation Lab are partnering with the National Library of Scotland to create a Digital Humanities project focused on “The Lyon in Mourning...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 54–60.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Juliet Shields Kenneth McNeil. Scotland, Britain, Empire: Writing the Highlands, 1760-1860 (Columbus: Ohio State Univ., 2007). Pp. 228. $41.95. ISBN 0-8142-1047-3 Matthew Wickman. The Ruins of Experience: Scotland's “Romantick” Highlands and the Birth of the Modern Witness (Philadelphia...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 1–30.
Published: 01 September 2003
... University of St Andrews Perth was clearly one of Scotland’s most important provincial centers dur- ing the reign of George III. The fifth-largest burgh in the country, it dou- bled in size between 1766 and 1801 to achieve a population of almost 15,000 as it became the dynamic focus of accelerating...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (1): 97–99.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Corey Andrews’s study of Scottish clubs as venues for projecting the ideals of community set out in the poetry of Allan Ramsay, James Fergusson, and Rob- ert Burns merits attention for its archival explorations of the world of urbane sociability that emerged in post-Union Scotland. Ramsay’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 99–104.
Published: 01 September 2010
... substantive or functional definitions. Since the concept of folk music was elaborated first, and from it the corresponding definition of high art or “clas- sical music” sprang, the greater portion of the argument is devoted to the folk dimension. Scotland and Germany were the main centers of focus...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (3): 1–50.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of Scotland At the age of seventy, the Reverend Professor Adam Ferguson of the Uni- versity of Edinburgh, father of the science of sociology, historian and phi- losopher of world renown, founder of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and sometime keeper of the Advocates’ Library, found himself in Italy...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 130–133.
Published: 01 January 2018
... island. While not always entirely convincing, Swenson’s examination of possible connec- tions between Defoe’s writing on Scotland and the Crusoe trilogy is novel and invites further consideration. The second chapter brings Tobias Smollett’s History and Adventures of an Atom (1769) to bear...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 107–129.
Published: 01 January 2003
... in its cosmopolitan culture. He feared that the newly energized British and international communications that nourished this culture would deprive Scotland of its identity. Against this prospect, he formulated a philosophy and a poetics of local survival, and I...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 61–66.
Published: 01 January 2009
... – 1800) and Philadelphia (ca. 1770 – 1800) will interest many who have no particular concerns with either Scotland or book history, because the book offers insights into how ideas were spread and how influential Scots and Irishmen were in spreading them. Sher has followed the 619 pages of text...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (3): 20–43.
Published: 01 September 2005
... from English history books, just as Wilkes’s forthright hostility to Scotland is often marginalised as a regrettable vulgarity of no real relevance to the movement that gathered around him.” The Scottish were correct “in view- ing Wilkes as the personifi cation of arrogant English chauvinism...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (2): 25–46.
Published: 01 April 2005
... poetry, while both Edinburgh and Dublin had become, by 1800, “lively centres for novelistic publication.”8 The ascen- dancy of Anglocentric British cultural norms in late-eighteenth-century Scotland was by no means uncontested by Scotland’s literati; there were “devolutionary” pressures operating...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 185–200.
Published: 01 April 2001
... bejeweled Tudor monarchs as Henry VIII and Elizabeth. They had to keep up with that tradition of splendor, but there was another reason why they laid massive emphasis on the jeweled symbols of sovereignty. As triple kings of Scotland, England, and Ireland, they fancied...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 January 2006
... damaging false consciousness about Scotland and its past. The one thing both camps share is a disdain and suspicion regard- ing Macpherson, the charlatan Scottish (crypto-)Jacobite nationalist who is also a totem of Anglocentric suppression and incorporation. Eighteenth...