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This is the official institutional research repository for the University of St Andrews. The repository contains electronic theses and research publications including articles, conference proceedings, working papers and some research monographs. It also contains material and publications affiliated to the University and arising from specific projects. Full text content is provided for all research publications in the repository, and wherever possible (following embargoes) for electronic theses.
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Quinidine-Catalysed Enantioselective Synthesis of 6- and 4-Trifluoromethyl-Substituted Dihydropyrans (2016-07) - Journal articleThe cinchona alkaloid-catalysed enantioselective formal [4+2] cycloaddition of ethyl 2,3-butadienoate with a range of 1,1,1-trifluoro- and 4,4,4-trifluorobutenones is investigated for the preparation of stereodefined 6- ...
(2016) - Journal articleI focus on Hobbes’s distinction between the natural and political persons embodied in one sovereign and show that, driven by their passions, ignorance, or bad judgement, rulers qua natural men may undermine the end they ...
(University of St Andrews, 1999) - ThesisThis thesis examines the political career of Marie de Guise in Scotland during the period 1548-1560. Challenging the conventional interpretation of Guise as the defender of Catholicism whose régime climaxed with the ...
(University of St Andrews, 1986) - ThesisWe begin our study of amalgamations by examining some ideas which are well-known for the category of R-modules. In particular we look at such notions as direct limits, pushouts, pullbacks, tensor products and flatness in ...
(1994) - ThesisThe subject of this thesis is a collection of military handbooks or tactica produced in the East Roman Empire in the 6th century. Although all these texts are discussed in turn, the study naturally concentrates on the two ...