The School of History in the University of St Andrews is one of the country's leading centres for historical research. The School has particular research strengths in the following areas: Mediaeval History, Middle Eastern History (incl. Iranian History), French History, German History, Scottish History, Reformation History and Intellectual History.

For more information please visit the School of History home page.

Sub-communities within this community

Collections in this community

Recent Submissions

  • Domestic slavery in Syria and Egypt, 1200-1500 

    Hagedorn, Jan Hinrich (University of St Andrews, 2019-12-04) - Thesis
    This study investigates domestic slavery in Syrian and Egyptian society from the thirteenth century to the fifteenth century. It focuses on the agency of slaves in the context of master-slave relationships within households ...
  • Principal Sir James Donaldson : education and political patronage in Victorian Scotland 

    Scott Lowson, Albert (University of St Andrews, 1988-07-07) - Thesis
    This thesis evaluates the career of James Donaldson whose life spans the long ascendancy of the Liberal Party in Scotland. Particular attention is accorded his contribution to Scottish education - at primary, secondary ...
  • Title redacted 

    Dunn, Adam Richard (University of St Andrews, 2019-12-04) - Thesis
  • Welsh contacts with the papacy before the Edwardian conquest, c. 1283 

    Jones, Bryn (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-25) - Thesis
    This thesis attempts to explain the papacy’s significance to Welsh polities and the Welsh Church prior to the Edwardian Conquest of Wales. Though there has been little sustained consideration of Wales and the papacy ...
  • A publishing monopoly in learned Europe : the Compagnie des libraires of Lyon, 1509-1562 

    Cumby, Jamie Elizabeth (University of St Andrews, 2018-12-07) - Thesis
    This thesis is an in-depth exploration of a single sixteenth-century printing firm, the Compagnie des libraires of Lyon. From their headquarters at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône rivers, the shareholders of the ...

View more