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Industrialization and urbanization in medieval Scotland : the material evidence

Spearman, R. Michael (1988) Industrialization and urbanization in medieval Scotland : the material evidence. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

The thesis is introduced with a brief review of why industrialization and urbanization should be examined together and how this may best be done in the Scottish context. There is then a critical examination of the available sources, archaeological and documentary (including technical treatises), and a consideration of their integrated use. It is accepted that in examining a topic as diverse as this that not all the sources and topics avilable can be fully explored. Emphasis has been given to the physical implications of manufacturing from the twelfth to the fifteenth centuries. As a result documentary sources for the sixteenth century have not been dealt with in detail and the political and social history of craft incorporations have not been discussed.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D111 Medieval History
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Colleges/Schools: College of Arts > School of Humanities > Archaeology
Supervisor's Name: Slater, Dr. Elizabeth
Date of Award: 1988
Depositing User: Elaine Ballantyne
Unique ID: glathesis:1988-2509
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2011
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2012 13:56
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/2509

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