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"Space of time or distance of place": Presbyterian diffusion in south-western Scotland and Ulster, 1603-1690

Vann, Barry Aron (2006) "Space of time or distance of place": Presbyterian diffusion in south-western Scotland and Ulster, 1603-1690. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

A number of research projects on migration flows between Scotland and Ireland during the Plantation era have been conducted by social and religious historians. By providing an examination of the diffusion of Presbyterianism across the Irish Sea, this thesis addresses some of the dearth of work on cultural diffusion during the Plantation by geographers. To accomplish this goal, the thesis asked seven questions. In answering these questions, a dissenting Irish Sea culture area is described. The economic and political contexts in which the Plantation occurred are also delineated. The thesis then provides empirical analyses on the social and institutional networking patterns of the ministers who served in Irish Presbyterian churches. The last two empirical chapters concentrate on questions about deposition patterns and the trans-Channel nature of seventeenth-century Scottish geotheology. The final chapter provides a summary of the findings.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BR Christianity
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
Colleges/Schools: College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > Theology and Religious Studies
College of Science and Engineering > School of Geographical and Earth Sciences
Supervisor's Name: Philo, Prof. Chris and Hazlett, Prof. Ian
Date of Award: 2006
Depositing User: Geraldine Coyle
Unique ID: glathesis:2006-699
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2009
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2012 13:24
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/699

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