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A History of Everyday Life in Scotland, 1600 to 1800

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Description for A History of Everyday Life in Scotland, 1600 to 1800 Hardback. This volume explores the experience of everyday life in Scotland during a period of immense political, social and economic change. Editor(s): Foyster, Elizabeth A; Whatley, Christopher A. Series: A History of Everyday Life in Scotland. Num Pages: 352 pages, 42 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 3JD; 3JF; HBJD1; HBLH; HBLL; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 237 x 156 x 24. Weight in Grams: 630.
This book explores the ordinary daily routines, behaviours, experiences and beliefs of the Scottish people during a period of immense political, social and economic change. It underlines the importance of the church in post-Reformation Scottish society, but also highlights aspects of everyday life that remained the same, or similar, notwithstanding the efforts of the kirk, employers and the state to alter behaviours and attitudes. Drawing upon and interrogating a range of primary sources, the authors create a richly coloured, highly-nuanced picture of the lives of ordinary Scots from birth through marriage to death. Analytical in approach, the coverage of topics ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Series
A History of Everyday Life in Scotland
Condition
New
Number of Pages
352
Place of Publication
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780748619641
SKU
V9780748619641
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About Foyster
Elizabeth Foyster is Senior College Lecturer and Fellow in History at Clare College, University of Cambridge Christopher A. Whatley is Professor of Scottish History, Vice-Principal and Head of the College of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Dundee. A Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, he is currently co-editor of ... Read more

Reviews for A History of Everyday Life in Scotland, 1600 to 1800
A vauluable addition to a growing historiography of ordinary, everyday life.
Alexandra Logue, University of Guelph International Review of Scottish Studies A vauluable addition to a growing historiography of ordinary, everyday life.

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