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Scotland and the Wider World: Essays in honour of Allan I. Macinnes



McIntyre N & Cathcart A (eds.) (2022) Scotland and the Wider World: Essays in honour of Allan I. Macinnes. Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer. https://boydellandbrewer.com/9781783276837/scotland-and-the-wider-world/

This volume, in honour of Allan I. Macinnes, provides a historical perspective of Scotland’s interaction with the world beyond its borders. Macinnes, Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Strathclyde, has been foremost in promoting an international rather than insular approach to the study of Scotland, and in a distinguished career has made significant contributions to early modern British and Irish history as well as the development of Scottish historical studies. One of the most prolific historians of his generation, Macinnes has written extensively on the Scottish Highlands, the British revolutions, the formation of the United Kingdom, the Jacobite movement, and Scottish involvement in the British Empire. The chapters collected here reflect the extent of these interests and pay tribute to his commitment to understanding Scotland – or indeed, other territorial units – in an international or global context. They examine the complex interaction of the peoples of the British and Irish isles; they consider Scottish participation in Britannic and European conflict; and they explore Scottish involvement in business networks, political unions, and maritime empires. From intellectual and cultural exchange to political and military upheaval, the collection will be key reading for anyone interested in the antecedents to Scotland's current international standing.

StatusIn Press
EditorProfessor Alison Cathcart
Publication date online28/02/2022
PublisherBoydell and Brewer
Publisher URLhttps://boydellandbrewer.com/…the-wider-world/
Place of publicationWoodbridge

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Professor Alison Cathcart

Professor Alison Cathcart

Professor, History