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Walter Scott & the Re-Creation of the Scottish Highlands

Do the 18th – 19th Century Scottish writer Sir Walter Scott & his novels still matter? “On the 250th anniversary of Walter Scott’s birth, literature expert Professor Annika Bautz argues that Scotland’s image in the eyes of the world is … Continue reading

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FutureLearn – Week 3 – Scottish Highland Clans – Origins Decline Transformation

WEEK 3: THE DECLINE AND TRANSFORMATION OF THE CLANS – my comments to questions raised in the course are shown in italics – part of my learning journal Decline and Transformation: Assess the debates around clan involvement in the Jacobite … Continue reading

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FutureLearn – Week 2 – Scottish Highland Clans – Origins Decline Transformation

WEEK 2: CLAN SOCIETY AND CULTURE – my comments to questions raised in the course are shown in italics – part of my learning journal Explore daily life for ordinary people living under the authority the chiefs. Using the case … Continue reading

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FutureLearn – Week 1 – Scottish Highland Clans – Origins Decline Transformation

In 2019, I embarked on an on-line short course through the University of Glasgow – below is part of my learning journal : THE SCOTTISH HIGHLAND CLANS: ORIGINS, DECLINE AND TRANSFORMATION . The course is part of the global FutureLearn on-line … Continue reading

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