By Graeme Morton, Trevor Griffiths
The authors discover the political, spiritual, and highbrow personality of Scottish existence, during which the extreme impinged at the traditional.
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He was born in 1724 at Drumliart at the head of Glenorchy and died in Edinburgh in 1812. 8 From this poem, one gets an impression not only of ecological deterioration, but also of the depopulation of his homeland. Is this simply the lament of the old, a longing for the glory of past times when, as a young man, he had traversed the hills in youthful health and enthusiasm for his daily pursuits? As an historical source, the poetry of Duncan Ban Macintyre (as of any other poet) must be interpreted with caution.
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Floud and P Johnson (eds), 20 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Trevor Grifﬁths and Graeme Morton The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain. Volume II: Economic Maturity, 1860–1939 (Cambridge, 2004), pp. 280–313. B. Harrison, Drink and the Victorians: The Temperance Question in England, 1815–1872 (London, 1971); T. Collins and W. Vamplew, Mud, Sweat and Beers: A Cultural History of Sport and Alcohol (Oxford and New York, 2002). R. J. Morris, ‘Urbanisation and Scotland’, in Fraser and Morris (eds), People and Society in Scotland, pp.
A History of Everyday Life in Scotland, 1800-1900 by Graeme Morton, Trevor Griffiths