Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 September 2014

698 Pages

9.61 x 6.69 inches

ISBN: 9780748692576

Bookseller Code (01)

The Scottish Town in the Age of the Enlightenment 1740-1820

Bob Harris and Charles McKean

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • A pioneering study of how Scottish urban life changed during the 18th century, to be matched against the well-covered English town.
  • Combines social, economic, architectural and urban history in a systematic, comparative manner.
  • This research significantly revises current historiography about the Scots urban evolution and the nature of
  • Heavily illustrated, the pictures being as much of the message as the text.