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The Making and Breaking of a Comital Family: Malcolm Fleming, First Earl of Wigtown, and Thomas Fleming, Second Earl of Wigtown, Part 1: The Making of an Earl: Malcolm Fleming https://www.irss.uoguelph.ca/index.php/irss/article/view/3558 The Making and Breaking of a Comital Family: Malcolm Fleming, First Earl of Wigtown, and Thomas Fleming, Second Earl of Wigtown, Part 1: The Making of an Earl: Malcolm Fleming Richard Oram ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0 2017-11-13 2017-11-13 42 10.21083/irss.v42i0.3558 The Making and Breaking of a Comital Family: Malcolm Fleming, First Earl of Wigtown, and Thomas Fleming, Second Earl of Wigtown, Part 2: The Breaking of an Earldom: The Decline of Earl Malcolm and Failure of Earl Thomas https://www.irss.uoguelph.ca/index.php/irss/article/view/3559 The Making and Breaking of a Comital Family: Malcolm Fleming, First Earl of Wigtown, and Thomas Fleming, Second Earl of Wigtown, Part 2: The Breaking of an Earldom: The Decline of Earl Malcolm and Failure of Earl Thomas Richard Oram ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0 2017-11-13 2017-11-13 42 10.21083/irss.v42i0.3559 The Radical Traditionalist: Naomi Mitchison, Aud the Deep-Minded and The Land the Ravens Found https://www.irss.uoguelph.ca/index.php/irss/article/view/3796 The Radical Traditionalist: Naomi Mitchison, Aud the Deep-Minded and The Land the Ravens Found Cori L. Gabbard ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0 2017-11-13 2017-11-13 42 10.21083/irss.v42i0.3796 British Fictions after Devolution: William Boyd’s Culinary Arts https://www.irss.uoguelph.ca/index.php/irss/article/view/3622 Taking William Boyd's post-2000 novels as symptomatic of wider problems in British writing during the period of the break-up of Britain, this essay suggests that what looks, at first, like a simple collapse in Boyd's talent in fact has produced texts illuminating, in their limitations, the difficulties of British affiliation in the era of Britishness's ideological exhaustion. Boyd is, on this reading, an exemplary counter-example to the canon of self-consciously Scottish fiction more commonly studied in the years since 1979. Dougal McNeill ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0 2017-11-13 2017-11-13 42 10.21083/irss.v42i0.3622 Philippe Laplace, ed., Environmental and Ecological Readings. Nature, Human and Post Human Dimensions in Scottish Literature & Arts (XVIII-XXI c.) https://www.irss.uoguelph.ca/index.php/irss/article/view/3792 Philippe Laplace, ed., Environmental and Ecological Readings. Nature, Human and Post Human Dimensions in Scottish Literature & Arts (XVIII-XXI c.). Annales Littéraires de l’Université de Franche-Comté, n° 947 and Recherches Interdisciplinaires et Transculturelles, n°89. Besançon: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté. 2015. Pp. 308. ISBN 9782848675305. €16. Mariah Hudec ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0 2017-11-13 2017-11-13 42 10.21083/irss.v42i0.3792 Robert A. Dodgshon. No Stone Unturned: a History of Farming, Landscape and Environment in the Scottish Highlands and Islands. https://www.irss.uoguelph.ca/index.php/irss/article/view/3869 Robert A. Dodgshon. No Stone Unturned: a History of Farming, Landscape and Environment in the Scottish Highlands and Islands. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2015. Pp 299. ISBN 978 1 4744 0074 9. $US 135.00. Ian Ralston ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0 2017-11-13 2017-11-13 42 10.21083/irss.v42i0.3869 Jane Dawson. John Knox https://www.irss.uoguelph.ca/index.php/irss/article/view/3882 Jane Dawson. John Knox. New Haven: Yale, 2015. Pp. 373. ISBN: 9780300219708. $32.50 (USD). Daniel MacLeod ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0 2017-11-13 2017-11-13 42 10.21083/irss.v42i0.3882 Scott McG Wilson. The Native Woodlands of Scotland: Ecology, Conservation and Management https://www.irss.uoguelph.ca/index.php/irss/article/view/3925 Scott McG Wilson. The Native Woodlands of Scotland: Ecology, Conservation and Management. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2015. Pp. 353. ISBN: 9780748692859. $50.00 CAD. Richard Oram ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0 2017-11-13 2017-11-13 42 10.21083/irss.v42i0.3925 Ian A. Olson. Bludie Harlaw: Realities, Myths, Ballads https://www.irss.uoguelph.ca/index.php/irss/article/view/3969 Ian A. Olson. Bludie Harlaw: Realities, Myths, Ballads. Edinburgh: John Donald, 2014. Pp. 174. ISBN 978-1-906566-76-0. £14.99. Shayna Devlin ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0 2017-11-13 2017-11-13 42 10.21083/irss.v42i0.3969 Rebecca Lenihan. From Alba to Aotearoa: Profiling New Zealand’s Scots migrants 1840-1920 https://www.irss.uoguelph.ca/index.php/irss/article/view/4057 Rebecca Lenihan. From Alba to Aotearoa: Profiling New Zealand's Scots migrants 1840-1920. Dunedin: Otago University Press, 2015. Pp. 320. ISBN 978-1-877578-79-3. NZD$45. Seán Gerard Brosnahan ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0 2017-11-13 2017-11-13 42 10.21083/irss.v42i0.4057 Brian Bonnyman, The Third Duke of Buccleuch and Adam Smith: Estate Management and Improvement in Enlightenment Scotland https://www.irss.uoguelph.ca/index.php/irss/article/view/4094 Brian Bonnyman, The Third Duke of Buccleuch and Adam Smith: Estate Management and Improvement in Enlightenment Scotland. Scottish Historical Review Monograph Series, vol. 23. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2014. Pp. vi-x, 1-211. ISBN: 9780748642007. GBP £45. Craig Smith ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0 2017-11-13 2017-11-13 42 10.21083/irss.v42i0.4094 Iain A. MacInnes, Scotland's Second War of Independence 1332-1357 https://www.irss.uoguelph.ca/index.php/irss/article/view/4069 Iain A. MacInnes, Scotland's Second War of Independence 1332-1357. Warfare in History. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2016. Pp. xiv and 275. ISBN 978-1-78327-144-3. £60.00. Michael Brown ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0 2017-11-13 2017-11-13 42 10.21083/irss.v42i0.4069