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The Scottish Parliaments: the role of ritual and procession in the pre-1707 parliament and the new parliament of 1999

Citation
Mann A (2006) The Scottish Parliaments: the role of ritual and procession in the pre-1707 parliament and the new parliament of 1999. In: Crewe E & Muller M (eds.) Rituals in Parliaments: Political, Anthropological and Historical Perspectives on Europe and the United States. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, pp. 135-158. https://www.peterlang.com/view/product/56030?tab=toc&format=PBK

Abstract
This essay explores the significance of ritual in the pre-1707 Scottish Parliament and contrasts the late medieval and early modern ceremonial culture it wit that introduced with the new Scottish Parliament which first met in 1999 following a successful devolution referendum

Keywords
pre-modern parliaments; Scottish History; ritrual; symbolism; tradition; devolution

StatusPublished
Author(s)Mann, Alastair
Publication date31/12/2006
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/24799
PublisherPeter Lang
Publisher URLhttps://www.peterlang.com/…b=toc&format=PBK
Place of publicationFrankfurt am Main
ISBN9783631519936
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