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'Mod movement in Quality Street clothes' : British popular music and pantomime, 1955-1975
(2017-08) - Journal article,
From the late 1950s onwards, young rock ‘n’ roll musicians and popular singers were introduced into commercial Christmas pantomime productions. While this practice, which constituted an extension of their involvement in ...
“Newes from Scotland” in England, 1559–1602
(2016-12-29) - Journal article,
While news from abroad has attracted increasing attention from scholars studying the print market in England, little attention has been paid thus far to the presence of Scottish texts in England—with the notable exception ...
Pesticides, pollution and the UK's Silent Spring, 1963-64 : Poison in the garden of England
(2017-09-20) - Journal article,
Despite being characterized as ‘one of the worst agricultural accidents in Britain in the 1960s’, the ‘Smarden incident’ has never been subjected to a complete historical analysis. In 1963, a toxic waste spill in Kent ...
Learning from loss : eroding coastal heritage in Scotland
(2017-11-09) - Journal article,
Heritage sites are constantly changing due to natural processes, and this change can happen fastest at the coast. Much legislation has been enacted to protect sites of historic interest, but these do not protect sites from ...
Scotland's eroding heritage : a collaborative response to the impact of climate change
(2017-11-20) - Journal article,
Realms, regions and lords : Ireland and Scotland in the later middle ages
(2015) - Journal article,
Los estudios sobre política de las Islas Británicas en la baja edad media han tendido a tratar sobre territorios concretos o a poner el Reino de Inglaterra en el centro de los debates. No obstante, en términos de su tamaño ...
Explanations for death by suicide in northern Britain during the long eighteenth century
(2012-03) - Journal article,
This article explores how professionals explicated and contextualised the deaths of their clients or subjects, delineated the relationship between madness and death, and advised and counselled families on the deaths of ...
Hume and Smith studies after Forbes and Trevor-Roper
(2018-10-04) - Journal item,
The ‘Scottish Enlightenment’ has fostered a steadily growing academic industry since Duncan Forbes and Hugh Trevor-Roper put the subject on the map in the 1960s. David Hume and Adam Smith have from the start been widely ...
The Anglo-Scottish war of 1558 and the Scottish Reformation
(2017-04) - Journal article,
The year 1558 was one of open war between England and Scotland. Previous scholarly accounts of this period have glossed over this conflict. This article first establishes the contours of the war. The failure of peace ...
The song of the death of Somerled and the destruction of Glasgow in 1153
(2013) - Journal article,