Worthington, David

The New Coastal History

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Table of contents

Part I. Concepts in Coastal History From Scotland and Beyond

1. Introducing the New Coastal History: Cultural and Environmental Perspectives from Scotland and Beyond
David Worthington

2. The Urban Amphibious
Isaac Land

3. The Firth of Forth: What Drives Change
T. C. Smout

Part II. Coasts Beyond Scotland: Transcending Local and Global Perspectives

4. Merchant Seamen, Sailortowns, and the Philanthropic Encounter in New York, 1843–1945
Johnathan Thayer

5. The Influence of Post-glacial Rebound on the Island Community of Hailuoto on the Northern Baltic Sea
Outi Korhonen

6. Elvers and Salmon: Moral Ecologies and Conflict on the Nineteenth-Century Severn
Carl J. Griffin, Iain J. M. Robertson

Part III. Coastscapes of The Scottish Highlands and Islands

7. Three Scottish Coastal Names of Note: Earra-Ghàidheal, Satíriseið, and Skotlandsfirðir

Andrew Jennings

8. The Making of the Minch: French Pirates, British Herring, and Vernacular Knowledges at an Eighteenth-Century Maritime Crossroads
Domhnall Uilleam Stiùbhart

9. Charity and Philanthropy in a Coastal World: Scottish Fishing Communities and the Shipwrecked Fishermen and Mariners’ Royal Benevolent Society, 1839–1848
Cathryn Pearce

10. The Importance of Geography: The Experience and Commemoration of the Two World Wars in Shetland
Linda Riddell

11. The Creation of Airline Services in the Northern and Western Isles of Scotland: Impact and Legacy
Andrew Rae

12. Thurso and the Pentland Firth as a Site of Sport
Matthew L. McDowell

Part IV. Firths and Other Scottish Coasts

13. Scotland’s Forgotten Frontier Littoral: The Solway Firth
Edward J. Cowan

14. Witch Belief in Scottish Coastal Communities
Lizanne Henderson

15. A Rock with a View: Re-examining a 1680s View of the Bass Island
Amy Todman

16. ‘…Of Which a Contraband Trade Makes the Basis of their Profit’: Tea Smuggling in the North Sea c. 1750–1780
Derek Janes

17. ‘We Cannot See Them … They Have Gone Out of Our Reach’: Narratives of Change in the Fisheries of Scotland’s Great Firths, c. 1770–1890
Peter Jones

Keywords: History, Historiography and Method, History of Britain and Ireland, Coastal Sciences, Social History, Environment Studies

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