International Review of Scottish Studies

Editor: James Fraser
Assistant Editors: Alice Glaze and Marian Toledo Candelaria
Book Review Editors: Shayna Devlin and Andrew Webb



Call for Papers for the IRSS

The editorial team of the International Review of Scottish Studies, published annually under the auspices of the Centre for Scottish Studies at the University of Guelph, now accepts article submissions on a rolling basis.

Submissions may cover any range of topics pertaining to Scottish Studies, including, but not limited to, history, literature, religion, and the diaspora. Articles should not exceed 8,000 words in length and should conform to the conventions of the Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Edition, with endnotes. Authors should also include a cover letter indicating his/her name, institutional affiliation, contact information (including email address and phone number), and a brief bio. All articles will be peer-reviewed.
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Vol 39 (2014)

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Table of Contents


Of Goats and Men: A Literary Relic of Gaelic Ontario PDF
Michael Steven Newton
Militia Chieftains: Profiling the Founders of the "Canadian Scottish" PDF
Patrick Watt
'“Many Different Voices and Accents” – Cosmopolitan Time-Travel in Catherine Forde’s Think Me Back' PDF
Fiona McCulloch
John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute: Image and Counter Image in Hanoverian Studies PDF
Karl W Schweizer
“The tie that binds”: commerce, migration, and the Australian Scottish delegation of 1928 PDF
Benjamin Vincent Wilkie


Jeremy Smith, Older Scots: A Linguistic Reader. The Scottish Text Society, Fifth Series, 9. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2012. pp. xi, 253. ISBN: 978-1-89797-633-3. £45.00. PDF
Kylie Murray
Nigel Bryant, trans., The True Chronicles of Jean le Bel, 1290-1360. Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2011. Pp. 294. ISBN 9781843836940. £60.00. PDF
Andy King
Dan Embree, Edward Donald Kennedy and Kathleen Dal, eds. Short Scottish Prose Chronicles Translated by Susan Edgington. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2013. Pp. 403. ISBN 9781843837459. £60.00. PDF
Elizabeth Ewan
Mairi Cowan, Death, Life, and Religious Change in Scottish Towns, c.1350–1560. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2012. Pp. xi + 252. ISBN 978 0 7190 8023 4. £60.00. PDF
Eila Williamson
J. R. D. Falconer. Crime and Community in Reformation Scotland: Negotiating Power in a Burgh Society. Perspectives in Economic and Social History. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2012. Pp. xiii + 214. ISBN 9781848933279. $109.22 CAD. PDF
Julian Goodare
John Durkan. Scottish Schools and Schoolmasters, 1560-1633. The Scottish History Society. Cornwall: The Boydell Press, 2013. Pp. xvii+450. ISBN: 9780906245286. $76.00 CAD. PDF
Andrew McQuaid Webb
Rev. Duncan Blair, John A. MacPherson and Michael Linkletter, Fògradh, Fàisneachd, Filidheachd / Parting, Prophecy, Poetry. Sydney: Cape Breton University Press, 2013. Pp. 256. ISBN 978-1- 92749-243-7. CAD$14.95. PDF
Michael Steven Newton
Esther Breitenbach, Linda Flemings, S. Karly Kehoe, and Lesley Orr, eds. Scottish Women: A Documentary History, 1780-1914. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013. Pp. xii + 340. ISBN 978-0-74864-016-4. £80.00 PDF
Katie Barclay
Brad Patterson, Tom Brooking, and Jim McAloon, Unpacking the Kist: The Scots in New Zealand. McGill-Queen's Studies in Ethnic History Series, No. 2.33. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013. Pp. 412. ISBN 978-0-7735-4190-0. CAD $100.00. PDF
Seán Gerard Brosnahan
Andrew Blaikie. The Scots Imagination and Modern Memory. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013. Pp. x + 262. ISBN 9780748617876. $52.99 CAD. PDF
Anna Groundwater
John Flint and John Kelly, eds.. Bigotry, Football and Scotland. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013. Pp. viii + 232. ISBN 9780748670376. $101.98 CAD. PDF
Jessica Homberg-Schramm
Trish Reid, Theatre & Scotland. Theatre&. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. Pp. xiii + 103. ISBN 978-0-23029-261-1. £5.99. PDF
Joanne Zerdy
Sarah Dunnigan and Suzanne Gilbert, eds. The Edinburgh Companion to Scottish Traditional Literatures, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013. Pp. 224. ISBN 9780748645398. £24.99. PDF
Rhona Brown
Gerry Mooney and Gill Scott, eds., Social Justice and Social Policy in Scotland. Bristol: The Policy Press, 2012. Pp. 296. ISBN: 9781847427038. £70.00. ISBN: 9781847427021. PDF
Morag Christine Treanor
Ian McLean, Jim Gallagher and Guy Lodge. Scotland’s Choices: The Referendum and What Happens Afterwards. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013. Pp. xiv + 223. ISBN 978-0-7486-6986-8. $17.69 CAD. PDF
George Peden

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