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The Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women free pdf This single-volume dictionary presents the lives of individual Scottish women from earliest times to the present. Drawing on new scholarship and a wide network of professional and amateur historians, it throws light on the experience of women from every class and category in Scotland and among the worldwide Scottish diaspora. The Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women is written for the general reading public and for students of Scottish history and society. It is scholarly in its approach to evidence and engaging in the manner of its presentation. Each entry makes sense of its subject in narrative terms, telling a story rather than simply offering information. The book is as enjoyable to read as it is easy and valuable to consult. It is a unique and important contribution to the history of women and Scotland. The publisher acknowledges support from the Scottish Arts Council and the Scottish Executive Equalities Unit towards the publication of this title.

About Elizabeth L. Ewan

Elizabeth Ewan has a PhD from the University of Edinburgh and is University Research Chair in History, University of Guelph, Ontario. She is author of Town Life in Fourteenth-Century Scotland (Edinburgh University Press, 1990) and co-editor (with Maureen Meikle) of Women in Scotland, c. 1100-c.1700 (Tuckwell Press, 1999). Sue Innes was Research Fellow, Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, Glasgow Caledonian University. Following a career in journalism she returned to study, completing a PhD at the University of Edinburgh (Politics and Social History) in 1998. She is author of Making it Work: Women, Change and Challenge in the 1990s (Chatto and Windus 1995) and Keeping Gender on the Agenda: Participative democracy and the Scottish Parliament (Engender April 1999). Sian Reynolds is Professor of French at Stirling University. She has a doctorate in history from the University of Paris-VII, and has published monographs on both French and Scottish history, including Britannica's Typesetters: women compositors in Edwardian Scotland (Edinburgh University Press, 1989). She also has experience in editing collective works. Formerly a commissioning editor with Oliver

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Author : Elizabeth L. Ewan
Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
Data Published : 27 June 2007
ISBN : 074863293X
EAN : 9780748632930
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 440 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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