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The fortification of Malta by the order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, 1530-1798, with special reference to Valletta and Floriana
This thesis examines the documentary sources relating to construction of the fortifications built by the Order of St. John of Jerusalem in Malta between 1530 and 1798: The general pattern of building is outlined, and the ...
The earls of Orkney-Caithness and their relations with Norway and Scotland, 1158-1470
(University of St Andrews, 1971) - Thesis
The present work is the fruit of seven years' research into the history of the earldoms of Orkney and Caithness. No excuse of birth or long acquaintance with northern Scotland can be offered as a reason for the choice ...
An economic assessment of the Commonwealth sugar agreement
(University of St Andrews, 1979-04) - Thesis
This study is concerned with assessing the impact of the Commonwealth Sugar Agreement (CSA) on sugar production and exports in the major exporting countries of the Commonwealth by concentrating on a detailed analysis of ...
Mathieu Dumas : a biography
(University of St Andrews, 1974-10) - Thesis
In a career spanning nearly seven decades, Mathieu Dumas served France as either a soldier or a legislator under each successive government from Louis XV to Louis-Philippe. Born in 1753, he entered the infantry in 1773 as ...
The political and social thought of Jean-Paul Marat
(University of St Andrews, 1975-05) - Thesis
A study of the political and social thought of Jean-Paul Marat was undertaken in an attempt to establish whether this eighteenth-century personality, of notorious yet poorly understood proportions, might in any way be ...
The counts of Aumale and Holderness, 1086-1260
The counts of Aumale, who held the land of Holderness for two hundred years, came into England at the end of the Conqueror's reign. They came from Aumale in the north-eastern corner of Normandy, a small county grouped ...
The Scottish role in midlands America with particular reference to Wyoming, 1865-1895
(University of St Andrews, 1972-01)
The Caliphate and the Turks, 232-256 / 847-870 : a political study
(University of St Andrews, 1979) - Thesis
Under the Umayyads, Muslims came into direct contact with Turks in their homeland which lay east of Khurasän and Transoxania. However, after the Turks had submitted to the Islamic state, the Caliphs, in particular the ...
The fishing industry and the development of tourism in St. Andrews and the East Neuk Burghs of Fife, c. 1785-1914
(University of St Andrews, 1977) - Thesis
The thesis traces the development, between 1790 and 1914, of the two industries of fishing and tourism, which, by the end of the 19th century, dominated the economies of the Fife coastal burghs, stretching from St. Andrews ...
The court and household of Edward III, 1360-1377
(University of St Andrews, 1976) - Thesis
This thesis is written in two parts. The first part contains an examination of the household functionings as an institution. Although the household was an establishment of declining national importance in the years 1360-1377, ...