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The long war

in Northern Ireland

January 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: British History; European History; Political Geography. 8968 words.

‘The long war’ examines how, from 1972, Britain fixed upon power sharing and a limited all-Ireland dimension as the best resolution of conflicting claims in Northern Ireland. The...

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Northern Ireland

Marc Mulholland.

January 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: British History; European History; Political Geography. 184 pages.

From the Plantation of Ulster in the seventeenth century to the entry into peace talks in the late twentieth century the Northern Irish people have been engaged in conflict — Catholic...

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Politics and government

Rab Houston.

in Scotland

November 2008; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: British History; Political Geography. 9608 words.

‘Politics and government’ looks at the three main groupings of peoples on the land mass that is now Britain, when these peoples were conquered, and by whom, and the chronology of the Wars...

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Religion

Rab Houston.

in Scotland

November 2008; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: British History; Political Geography. 6395 words.

Has Christianity always been Scotland's main religion? ‘Religion’ looks at: the evidence of early non-Christian belief systems in Scotland; the arrival of Christianity and the early church;...

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Scotland

Rab Houston.

November 2008; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: British History; Political Geography. 192 pages.

Scotland: A Very Short Introduction explains why Scottish national identity is so distinctive by looking at Scottish history, politics, society, religion, and culture — both past and...

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Scotland and the wider world

Rab Houston.

in Scotland

November 2008; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: British History; Political Geography. 4216 words.

‘Scotland and the wider world’ examines Scotland's relationships with other countries. When did the English begin to see the Scots as barbarous and alien? The wars of Independence are...

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Society

Rab Houston.

in Scotland

November 2008; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: British History; Political Geography. 7833 words.

‘Society’ provides a survey of Scotland's population (its DNA origins, size, ethnic make-up), living standards, people, Highland and Lowland society, and the place of the Highlands in...

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