Monthly Archives: July 2020

The Marital Woes of Margaret Tosheoch: Mythologizing Marriage, Divorce, and Concubinage in Early Modern Perthshire

  Lisa Baer-Tsarfati is a PhD candidate at the University of Guelph, whose research uses natural language processing and word embeddings (vector space modelling) to examine how language was used to exert control in early modern Scotland. In this special guest post, she discusses what family tradition around one 16th-century Perthshire marriage can tell us about matrimony,

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The Missing Colourist? Searching for John Maclauchlan Milne RSA

  In this guest post, Maurice Millar explores the life and work of the often-overlooked Dundee Colourist painter John Maclauchlan Milne.   John Maclauchlan Milne (1885-1957) – JMM –  was in the same places, at the same times, doing the same thing, as those who would later become known as ‘The Scottish Colourists’, namely the

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