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dc.contributor.authorMaclean, James Noel Mackenzie of Glensanda.en
dc.date.accessioned2018-05-22T12:44:19Z
dc.date.available2018-05-22T12:44:19Z
dc.date.issued1967
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1842/30420
dc.description.abstracten
dc.description.abstractThe purposes of this thesis could be summarised as follows:en
dc.description.abstract1. To examine the joint and separate careers of James and John Maopherson until 1778; and to place James Hacpherson's literary interests in perspective, by showing them as the means to an end, and not an end in themselves.en
dc.description.abstract3. To illustrate the modus operandi of two successful political adventurers.en
dc.description.abstract4. To identify all the people with whom the Maophersons had any dealings until 1778.en
dc.description.abstract5. To identify, as far no available evidence allow, nil the pseudonyms which they used as political journalists until 1773.en
dc.description.abstract6. To provide a background for the study of their later careers.en
dc.description.abstract7. To examine all their correspondence (especially thoir Gaelic correspondence) until 1773.en
dc.publisherThe University of Edinburghen
dc.relation.ispartofAnnexe Thesis Digitisation Project 2018 Block 19en
dc.relation.isreferencedbyAlready catalogueden
dc.titleThe early political careers of James "Fingal" Macpherson (1736-1796) and Sir John Macpherson, Bart. (1744-1821)en
dc.typeThesis or Dissertationen
dc.type.qualificationlevelDoctoralen
dc.type.qualificationnamePhD Doctor of Philosophyen


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