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This book explores the ordinary daily routines, behaviours, experiences and beliefs of the Scottish people during a period of immense political, social and economic change. It underlines the importance of the church in post-Reformation Scottish society, but also highlights aspects of everyday life that remained the same, or similar, notwithstanding the efforts of the kirk,This book explores the ordinary daily routines, behaviours, experiences and beliefs of the Scottish people during a period of immense political, social and economic change. It underlines the importance of the church in post-Reformation Scottish society, but also highlights aspects of everyday life that remained the same, or similar, notwithstanding the efforts of the kirk, employers and the state to alter behaviours and attitudes.Drawing upon and interrogating a range of primary sources, the authors create a richly coloured, highly-nuanced picture of the lives of ordinary Scots from birth through marriage to death. Analytical in approach, the coverage of topics is wide, ranging from the ways people made a living, through their non-work activities including reading, playing and relationships, to the ways they experienced illness and approached death...

Title : A History of Everyday Life in Scotland, 1600 to 1800
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ISBN : 9780748619658
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 334 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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A History of Everyday Life in Scotland, 1600 to 1800 Reviews

  • Laura Anderson
    2018-10-20 17:40

    Excellent resource for anyone interested in the minutiae of life in Scotland in this period. I'll be checking out the other works in this series.