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Title: A Celtic Dirk at Scotland's Back? The Lordship of the Isles in Mainstream Scottish Historiography since 1828
Authors: Oram, Richard
Contact Email: rdo1@stir.acuk
Editors: Oram, RD
Citation: Oram R (2014) A Celtic Dirk at Scotland's Back? The Lordship of the Isles in Mainstream Scottish Historiography since 1828. In: Oram RD (ed.). The Lordship of the Isles. The Northern World, 68, Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 1-39.
Keywords: Scottish historiography
Whig historiography
Lordship of the Isles
Gaelic culture
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Brill
Series/Report no.: The Northern World, 68
Abstract: This paper provides a detailed historiographical analysis of published work on the Lordship of the Isles produced in the last 200 years, commencing with Patrick Fraser Tytler's discussion in his monumental History of Scotland.  It examines the changing perspectives offered on the nature of the Lordship and its relationship with the lowlands-based monarchy, and attitudes on the nature of Gaelic culture and society, projecting these against the evolving Scottish historiographical traditions of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and views on the nature of government and relationships between rulers and subjects.
Rights: The publisher has granted permission for use of this work in this Repository. Published in The Lordship of the Isles by Brill: http://www.brill.com/products/book/lordship-isles
Type: Part of book or chapter of book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/21178
URL: http://www.brill.com/products/book/lordship-isles
Affiliation: History

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