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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 is wide, ranging from the ways people made a living, through their non-work activities including reading, playing and relationships, to the ways they experienced illness and approached death. This volume: *Provides a rich and finely nuanced social history of the period 1600-1800 *Gets behind the politics of Union and Jacobitism, and the experience of agricultural and industrial 'revolution' *Presents the scholarly expertise of its contributing authors in a accessible way *Includes a guide to further reading indicating sources for further study

Author Biography

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 the four-volume History of Everyday Life in Scotland series (to be published by Edinburgh University Press). Helen Dingwall is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Stirling.
Release date Australia
December 1st, 2009
Contributors
Contributions by Alastair J. Durie Contributions by Helen Dingwall Contributions by Robert A. Dodgshon Edited by Christopher A. Whatley Edited by Elizabeth A Foyster
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
42 black & white halftones
Imprint
Edinburgh University Press
Pages
352
Dimensions
156x234x25
ISBN-13
9780748619641
Product ID
3498898

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