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Journal of Irish and Scottish Studies, Volume 1.2

JISS v1.2



Unions: Past - Present - Future
Volume One, Issue Two (Spring 2008)

Available Open Access - free to read and free to download from
Aberdeen University Press. Link below.



Detailed Description

Journal of Irish and Scottish Studies, Volume 1.2 (2008) Unions: Past - Present - Future, Aberdeen: AHRC Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies, pp333+vii, ISSN-1753-2396

The Journal of Irish and Scottish Studies is the only journal devoted to scholarly work in the languages, history, literature and cultures of both countries.

Available Open Access - free to read and free to download from



‘Taphy-land Historians’ and the Union of England and Wales 1536–2007
Geraint Jenkins

War of Words:Daniel Defoe and the 1707 Union
Anne M. McKimm 

James Arbuckle and the Anglo-Scottish Union of 1707
Richard Holmes

Linguistic Choices: Analysing Dialect Representation in Eighteenth-Century Irish and Scottish Literature in English
Barbara Fennell

The Move towards Written Standard English in Eighteenth-Century North-East Scotland
Janet Cruickshank

Enunciating Difference: Sydney Owenson’s (extra-)National Tale
Aaron Clayton

The ‘ethno-symbolic reconstuction’ of Scotland: Joanna Baillie’s The Family Legend in Performance
Penelope Cole

‘Steadfast supporters of the British connection’? Belfast Presbyterians and the Act of Union, c. 1798–1840
Jonathan Wright

Scotland is Britain: The Union and Unionist-Nationalism, 1807–1907
Graeme Morton

Emigrating from North Britain: The Importance of Little Magazines in the Interwar Movement for Scottish Renewal
Margery Palmer McCulloch

‘Curable Romantics’: Alistair Reid and Derek Mahon
Fran Brearton

An Guth and the Leabhar Mór: Dialogues between Scottish Gaelic and Irish Poetry
Peter Mackay

The New Linguistic Imperial Order: English as a European Union lingua franca or lingua frankensteinia?
Robert Phillipson

Does the United Kingdom have a Language Policy?
John M. Kirk

The Effect of United Kingdom Policy on the Irish Language in the North of Ireland
Janet Muller

Unions and Language: Irish in the European Union–A Personal Appraisal
Dónall Ó Raigáin

The Disintegration of the USSR: A Complex Protracted Process
Mary Buckley

‘An Unbreakable Union of Free Republics’
Ronald J. Hill

Regional Identity in the United States: The Southern Question
Quincy R. Lehr

‘1867 and all that’: ‘Federalism’ and the Union in Britain and Canada
James Kennedy

The Idea of British North American Union 1854–1864
Ged Martin