History (School of)
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.
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Delivering the news : the Huguenot gazettes published in the Dutch Republic compared with the Paris Gazette, 1671-1701 (2023-06-15) - ThesisThis thesis represents the first analytical overview of the Huguenot gazettes that were published in the Dutch Republic during the last quarter of the seventeenth century (1671-1701). Huguenots settled in the Dutch Republic ...
Propaganda and territorialisation : SA imagery and power, 1923-1945 (2023-06-15) - ThesisIt was once argued that the Sturmabteilung lost political power in the Nazi state after the 1934 Night of the Long Knives. However, since the 1980s, there is a growing body of literature that has shown that the SA not only ...
The Cellites and their death charity in the later Middle Ages (2023-06-15) - ThesisAnalysing archival material from their major late medieval urban centres, including Cologne, Frankfurt-am-Main, and Hildesheim, this thesis provides a fresh examination of communities of lay voluntary poor called Cellites. ...
Narratives of grievance and victimisation in Iranian foreign policy under Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddeq, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and President Manhood Ahmadinejad (2023-06-15) - ThesisThis thesis investigates one of Iran’s grand narratives, the myth of victimisation, as a tool of the Iranian political elite to achieve foreign policy goals. It studies the leadership of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (1941-1979), ...
Russia’s military strategy and the Entente in the First World War, 1914–1917 (2023-06-15) - ThesisIn the last thirty years the appreciation of the First World War as ‘the war of coalitions’ has gained widespread recognition, and firmly established itself as one of the most prominent approaches to the evaluation of the ...