Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 August 2014

208 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748676903

Bookseller Code (06)

Remembering the Past in Nineteenth-Century Scotland

Commemoration, Nationality and Memory

James Coleman

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Detailed studies of 19th-century commemoration of Scotland's national heroes
  • Uncovers an all but forgotten interpretation of these 'great Scots'
  • Shines a new light on the mindset of nineteenth-century Scottish national identity as being comfortably Scottish and British
  • Overturns the prevailing view of Victorian Scottishness as parochial, sentimental tartanry

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