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Ruled by the seasons

Hillis, Peter and Calderhead, Drew and , Arts and Humanities Research Council (Funder) (2009) Ruled by the seasons. University of Strathclyde / Arts and Humanities Research Council, Glasgow.

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Abstract

Multimedia CD ROM allowing pupils to investigate life in rural Scotland in the nineteenth century. CD-ROM focusing on industrialisation, urbanisation and migration providing the historical context for life in rural Scotland under radical transformation in the nineteenth century.Uses the Journal kept between 1879 and 1892 by James Wilson, a farmer in Banffshire, north-east Scotland, to illustrate life in rural society. Ruled by the Seasons contains the 1881 census for Banffshire allowing students to trace the people and places described by James Wilson, analyse socio-economic profiles of farms, villages and towns while also studying their local area.

Item type: Other
ID code: 12941
Notes: CD-ROM ISBN: 1900743787
Keywords: industrialisation, urbanisation, migration, rural Scotland, nineteenth century, Scottish history, multimedia cd-rom, Agriculture (General), Scotland, Education (General)
Subjects: Agriculture > Agriculture (General)
History General and Old World > Great Britain > Scotland
Education > Education (General)
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Education > Education
Professional Services > Information Services
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Depositing user: Professor Peter Hillis
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2009 15:30
Last modified: 12 Mar 2012 10:55
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/12941

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