The Scots Imagination and Modern Memory

The Scots Imagination and Modern Memory

by Andrew Blaikie


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780748617876
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 08/31/2013
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Andrew Blaikie is Professor of Historical Sociology at the University of Aberdeen.

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Chapter 1 Scotland and the places of memory
Chapter 2 Before and after modernity: the legacy of Adam Ferguson
Chapter 3 The eyes of modernity: John Grierson's sociology; SECTION II PLACING IDENTITIES: Chapter 4 Among the wee Nazareths: myths of moral community; Chapter 5 Retrieving 'that invisible leeway': landscapes, cultures, belonging; SECTION III LOCAL VISIONS: Chapter 6 A pattern of islands: photographs in the cultural account; Chapter 7 Remembering 'The Forgotten Gorbals'; Chapter 8 Finding ways home; Index

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