Noble Society in Scotland by Keith M. Brown
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Noble Society in Scotland
By Keith M. Brown

Noble Society in Scotland

Wealth, Family and Culture from the Reformation to the Revolutions

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Noble Society in Scotland by Keith M. Brown

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Drawing on extensive research in the archives of the Scottish noble houses to demonstrate that the conventional view of the Scottish nobility is wrong. The author of this text argues that the nobility were as steeped in contemporary European debates and movements as they were rooted in local society. They embraced economic change, seized financial opportunities and sought to lead the way in the pursuit of Renaissance ideals.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780748613007
ISBN-10: 0748613005
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Pages: 370
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 30-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Drawing on extensive archive research, Keith Brown challenges the conventional and still prevailing view of the Scottish nobility, demonstrating that far from holding back Scotland's economic and cultural development, they embraced economic change, leading the way in the pursuit of Renaissance ideals.

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