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The roles of the Scots and Scotch-Irishmen in the southern campaigns in the War of American Independence, 1780-1783
(University of St Andrews, 1979) - Thesis
The roles played by the Southern Scots and Scotch-Irish in the War of American Independence have been generally neglected by American and European historians. If any reference at all is made to persons of Scottish heritage, ...
Ladies, gentlemen, and scientific publication at the Royal Society, 1945-1990
(2018-06-27) - Journal article
This paper extends the scholarship on gender and scientific authorship by exploring women’s involvement in editorial decision-making. Prior to 1945, women scientists could submit their work to the journals of the Royal ...
The 'Chronicle of Perth': an historical and archaeological study
(University of St Andrews, 1995) - Thesis
This thesis features a full transcript of NLS Advocates MS. 35.4.4, The "Chronicle of Perth". The manuscript volume was edited and published by James Maidment in 1831 for the Maitland Club of Glasgow; however, Maidment's ...
Place-names, land and lordship in the medieval earldom of Strathearn
(University of St Andrews, 2002-06) - Thesis
The first aim of this thesis is to present a comprehensive toponymic listing and analysis for six parishes of Western Strathearn, and this is done in Part One where approximately 2500 place-names are considered. The ...
Prisoners of war in the Hundred Years War : the golden age of private ransoms
(University of St Andrews, 2009-11-30) - Thesis
If the issue of prisoners of war has given rise to numerous studies in recent years, nevertheless, this topic is far from exhausted. Built on a large corpus of archival sources, this study fuels the debate on ransoms and ...
The Islamic theory of justice, al-Qada, and the early practice of this institution up to the end of the Umayyad period (132 A.H. / 750 A.D)
(University of St Andrews, 1974) - Thesis
The Suez Canal and the trends of British trade to and from the Middle and the Far East in the period 1854 - 1966
(University of St Andrews, 1968-03) - Thesis
The history of London Town, Maryland : a case study of an eighteenth-century Chesapeake tobacco port and its role in the colonial maritime economy
(University of St Andrews, 2003) - Thesis
Presented herein is a detailed study of London Town, a tobacco port in Anne Arundel County, Maryland established during the British colonial period in North America. Long defunct, the town has been the subject of archaeological ...
'We have nothing more valuable in our treasury' : royal marriage in England, 1154-1272
(University of St Andrews, 2010) - Thesis
That kings throughout the entire Middle Ages used the marriages of themselves and their children to further their political agendas has never been in question. What this thesis examines is the significance these marriage ...
Competition, choice and diversity in the newspaper trade of the Dutch Golden Age
(2018-09-03) - Journal article
This article expands on the themes of choice and diversity within a national, competitive news market in the seventeenth-century Dutch Republic. It is often suggested that early newspapers largely copied one another. But ...