Early Modern History

Early Modern History at Glasgow University is a dynamic and supportive research community with an increasingly global perspective, bringing together researchers leading a wide range of projects, a seminar programme, teaching, and innovative knowledge exchange/public engagement activities.




Bowie, K. (2024) Gathering Hands: political petitioning and participative subscription in post-Reformation Scotland. UCL Press

Peacock, T. N. (2024) Written Evidence: Implications of the War in Ukraine for UK Defence.

(2024) The Afterlife of Mary, Queen of Scots.

Rapport, M. (2024) The Black Cockade and the Tricolor: Space and place in New York City's responses to the French Revolution. Age of Revolutions,

McClure, J. (2024) The intellectual foundations of imperial concepts of inequality. Global Intellectual History, 9, pp. 18-35. (doi: 10.1080/23801883.2022.2062413)

(2024) Rethinking the Renaissance and Reformation in Scotland: Essays in Honour of Roger A. Mason. 11,

Mullen, S., Mackillop, A., Driscoll, S. (2024) Surveying and Analysing Connections between Properties in Care and the British Empire, c.1600–1997.

McClure, J. (2024) Empire of Poverty: The Moral-Political Economy of the Spanish Empire. Oxford University Press

MacCoinnich, A. (2024) Clanship, Faith and Jacobitism: a Scottish Gaelic poetry collection, 1688-93. Edinburgh University Press

Mullen, S. (2024) Historiographical afterlives of Capitalism and Slavery (1944) and the Williams theses.

Chadwick, A., Cardwell, E., Giraldo, O. F., Keller, K., López, R., McClure, J., Rosset, P., Vallejo Reyna, A. (2024) Protecting, respecting, or violating peasants’ rights? UNDROP, the state and ‘Sembrando Vida’ – Mexico’s flagship reforestation project. McGill Journal of Sustainable Development Law, 20,

Cohn, S. (2024) War and popular protest: the Popolo and the Italian Wars, 1494-1559. Eoa kai Esperia,


Mullen, S. (2023) Surveying Corra Foundation’s Historical Relationship with British Banks, Empire and Atlantic Slavery.

Skeldon, K. et al. (2023) Research Firsts Exhibition. (doi: 10.17605/OSF.IO/ZQC5P)

Shepard, A. (2023) "Working mothers" in eighteenth-century London. History Workshop Journal, 96, pp. 1-24. (doi: 10.1093/hwj/dbad008)

Peacock, T. N. (2023) Eisenhower’s Atoms for Peace speech on nuclear dangers has important lessons even after 70 years. Conversation,

MacCoinnich, A. (2023) Macquarrie and Green (eds), The Poems of Roderick MacLean (Ruairidh MacEachainn MhicIllEathain) Scottish Historical Review, 102, pp. 457-458. (doi: 10.3366/shr.2023.0628)

Cohn, S. (2023) The politics of fiscal protest in early modern Italy with an emphasis on the duchy of Milan. Histoire Urbaine, 67, pp. 29-44. (doi: 10.3917/rhu.067.0031)

MacCoinnich, A. (2023) Murchadh Mòr MacCoinnich, Fear Aicheallaidh (c. 1610–c. 1689): Am Bàrd agus a Shaoghal. Aiste, 6, pp. 1-50.

Peacock, T. N. (2023) Astroneer and the paradoxes of memory in historical space exploration gaming. Historical Games Network, pp. October 20, 2023.

Wong, M., Peacock, T., Porteous, R., Watson, L. (2023) Video Game Research Innovation Starter Toolkit: A Beginners’ Guide for Innovation and Industry and Community Engagement.

Mullen, S. (2023) Proslavery collaborations between British outport and metropole: the rise of the Glasgow-West India interest, 1775-1838. Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 51, pp. 601-643. (doi: 10.1080/03086534.2023.2166390)

Peacock, T. N. (2023) Oppenheimer the actor: the curious 1946 film Atomic Power featuring the scientist as himself. Conversation,

Mullen, S., Gibbs, E. (2023) Scotland, Atlantic Slavery and the Scottish National Party: from colonised to coloniser in the political imagination. Nations and Nationalism, 29, pp. 922-938. (doi: 10.1111/nana.12925)

Mullen, S. (2023) The Gaelic Club of Glasgow: Gateway from the Scottish Highlands to the British Atlantic World, 1780–1838. Edinburgh University Press

Shepard, A. (2023) Care. Cambridge University Press

Hunt, M. R., Shepard, A. (2023) Introduction. Cambridge University Press

(2023) The Whole Economy: Work and Gender in Early Modern Europe. (doi: 10.1017/9781009359344)

Wong, M., Peacock, T., Leeper Jr, M., Gurung, S., Porteous, R., Watson, L., Ahmad, S., Macivor, J., Kamboj, A., Williams, A., Wunder, J., Gallacher, J. (2023) Education Evolved - SEvEN: Seven Voices, One Future.

Cohn, S. (2023) The Black Death and consequences for labor. Labor, 20, pp. 14-29. (doi: 10.1215/15476715-10329778)

Bowie, K. (2023) Sedition: The Spread of Controversial Literature and Ideas in France and Scotland, c.1550–1610, ed. John O’Brien and Marc Schachter. English Historical Review, 138, pp. 329-331. (doi: 10.1093/ehr/cead135)

Cohn, S. (2023) The Black Death: collapse, resilience, transformation. Routledge

Stenseth, N. C., Bramantia, B., Büntgene, U., Fell, H. G., Cohn, S., Sebbane, F., Slavin, P., Zhang, C., Yangn, R., Xuo, L. (2023) Reply to Alfani: reconstructing past plague ecology to understand human history. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 120, pp. e2300760120. (doi: 10.1073/pnas.2300760120)

Reid, S. J. (2023) The Early Life of James VI: A Long Apprenticeship, 1566-1585. John Donald

McClure, J. (2023) Poverty and ideology: historic pathways. Palgrave Macmillan

MacCoinnich, A. (2023) Vincent McKee, Gaelic Neighbours: Scotland and Northern Ireland, 1918-2021: comparative politics of language and culture – worlds apart! (Takahe Publishing, Coventry, 2022). ISBN 978-1-908837-25-7, ga reic aig £19.95. Stornoway Gazette, 26 Jan,

McClure, J. (2023) A Companion to Viceregal Mexico City, 1519–1821. John F. Lopez, ed. Brill's companions to the Americas 3. Leiden: Brill, 2021. xviii + 504 pp. $280. Renaissance Quarterly, 76, pp. 1523-1524. (doi: 10.1017/rqx.2023.554)

(2023) Shadow Agents of Renaissance War: Suffering, Supporting, and Supplying Conflict in Italy and Beyond.

Cockram, S. (2023) “A horse is a feeling animal”: interspecies interaction and animal agency in Renaissance warfare. Amsterdam University Press

Cohn, S., Slavin, P. (2023) The Black Death may not have been spread by rats after all. Conversation (Online),

Cohn, S. (2023) Epidemics’ socio-psychological side effects from Antiquity to Covid-19. Cambridge Scholars Publishing


Cohn Jr., S. K. (2022) Forms of popular protest and notions of democracy in Italy during the Italian Wars. Pedralbes, 42, pp. 19-49. (doi: 10.1344/pedralbes2022.42.2)

Stenseth, N. C., Tao, Y., Zhang, C., Bramanti, B., Büntgen, U., Cong, X., Cui, Y., Zhou, H., Dawson, L. A., Mooney, S. J., Li, D., Fell, H. G., Cohn, S., Sebbane, F., Slavin, P., Liang, W., Tong, H., Yang, R., Xu, L. (2022) No evidence for persistent natural plague reservoirs in historical and modern Europe. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 119, pp. e2209816119. (doi: 10.1073/pnas.2209816119)

Bowie, K. (2022) Popular or parliamentary sovereignty? National opinion and the Declaration of Arbroath on the eve of union. Scottish Historical Review, 101, pp. 475-490. (doi: 10.3366/shr.2022.0579)

Peacock, T. N. (2022) ‘“Son – you’ll be a soldier one day”: reconceptualising YouTube discourses on participation in memetic warfare’ Digital War, 3, pp. 83-95. (doi: 10.1057/s42984-022-00051-8)

(2022) Imperial Inequalities: The Politics of Economic Governance across European Empires.

McClure, J. (2022) Taxation, welfare, and inequalities in the Spanish imperial state. Manchester University Press

Mullen, S. (2022) The Glasgow Sugar Aristocracy: Scotland and Caribbean Slavery, 1775–1838. University of London Press

Reid, S., Dulau-Beveridge, A. (2022) The Afterlife of Mary Queen of Scots.

Cohn, S. (2022) Plagues upon the Earth: Disease and the Course of Human History, by Kyle Harper. English Historical Review, 137, pp. 1495-1497. (doi: 10.1093/ehr/ceac174)

McClure, J. (2022) Rethinking the historic models of the role of constitutions in shaping patterns of inequality. Routledge

McClure, J. (2022) Conquest by contract: property rights and the commercial logic of imperialism in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec (Southern Mexico) Bulletin of Latin American Research, 41, pp. 557-572. (doi: 10.1111/blar.13356)

McClure, J. (2022) Scarcity and Risk in the Tropics.

Rapport, M. (2022) Les visiteurs étrangers et l’espace urbain : un premier pas vers « Une histoire européenne du Paris révolutionnaire » ? La Révolution Francaise, 22, pp. 1-28. (doi: 10.4000/lrf.6277)

Mullen, S. (2022) Acknowledging the legacies of slavery in British universities: slavery, abolition, and the University of Glasgow. Liverpool University Press, Clemson University Press

Cohn, S. K. (2022) Epidemics that end with a bang. Centaurus, 64, pp. 207-216. (doi: 10.1484/J.CNT.5.128785)

Cockram, S. D.P. (2022) A Renaissance Marriage: The Personal and Political Alliance of Isabella d’Este and Francesco Gonzaga, 1490–1519. Carolyn James. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020. 204 pp. £60.00. ISBN 978-0-1996-8121-1. Early Modern Women, 16, pp. 313-316. (doi: 10.1086/717604)

Cockram, S. (2022) Animals and Courts: Europe, c. 1200–1800. Mark Hengerer and Nadir Weber, eds. Oldenbourg: De Gruyter, 2020. viii + 434 pp. $103.99. Renaissance Quarterly, 75, pp. 265-266. (doi: 10.1017/rqx.2022.38)

Mullen, S. (2022) Glasgow, Slavery and Atlantic Commerce: an Audit of Historic Connections and Modern Legacies.

Cohn, S. K. (2022) Neighbourhood strife and enmity in late medieval and early modern Tuscany: a platform for new research. Routledge

Mackillop, A. (2022) Gender, race, and fortunes in the East India Company's 'Familial Proto-State': the evidence of Scottish wills and testaments, c.1740-c.1820. Journal of Indian Ocean World Studies, 5, pp. 158-184. (doi: 10.26443/jiows.v5i2.114)

MacKillop, A. (2022) Scotland, Scots, and the boundaries of the Indian Ocean World. Journal of Indian Ocean World Studies, 5, pp. 150-157. (doi: 10.26443/jiows.v5i2.109)

Mullen, S. (2022) Centring transatlantic slavery in Scottish historiography. History Compass, 20, (doi: 10.1111/hic3.12707)

McClure, J. (2022) The Rights of the Poor: taking the long view. Cambridge University Press

Mullen, S. (2022) David Alston, Slaves and Highlanders: Silenced Histories of Scotland and the Caribbean. Eighteenth-Century Scotland, 36, pp. 29-30.

MacCoinnich, A. (2022) Looking for a Gàidhealtachd in the south-west. Identifying Gaels in the historical record, c. 1400-1805. John Dewar Publishers

Peacock, T. N., Barr, M., Glasgow University Minecraft Society, , Ellisland Trust, (2022) Minecraft Ellisland.

McClure, J. (2022) Poverty and race. Bloomsbury

Mackillop, A. (2022) Poverty, health, and imperial wealth in early modern Scotland. Manchester University Press


Cohn, S. (2021) Pandemics and comparative forgetfulness: The Great Influenza and the Black Death. Oxford University Press

Cohn, Jr., S. K. (2021) Popular Protest and Ideals of Democracy in Late Renaissance Italy. Oxford University Press

Bowie, K. (2021) The Darien Scheme. History Today, 71,

Cohn, S. (2021) Les révoltes cholérique: une lute de classe qui pourraut bien ne pas être à nostre goût. Éditions de l’Asymétrie

MacCoinnich, A. (2021) Rachel Barrowman, ed., Eachraidh le Càirdeas is Cridhe. Ainmean-àite Ceann a Tuath Leòdhais, Nis gu Baile an Truiseil = History with Heart and Soul. The Place-names of North Lewis, Ness to Ballantrushal. West Highland Notes and Queries, 50, pp. 30-32.

Mackillop, A. (2021) Human Capital and Empire: Scotland, Ireland, Wales and British imperialism in Asia, c.1690-c.1820. Manchester University Press

Cohn, S. K. (2021) Paradoxes of Inequality in Renaissance Italy. Cambridge University Press

Peacock, T. N. (2021) From Crossroads to Godzilla: the cinematic legacies of the first postwar nuclear tests. Conversation, pp. 22 Jul.

Reid, S. J. (2021) Cultures of Calvinism in early modern Scotland. Oxford University Press

Cockram, S. D.P. (2021) History of emotions. DeGruyter Oldenbourg

MacCoinnich, A. (2021) Fraser, Mr John (Mgr Iain Friseal), Dean of the Isles and minister of Tiree, Coll and Iona, born, c. 1647. Died c.1702. Edinburgh University Press

MacCoinnich, A. (2021) MacFarlane, Malcolm (Calum MacPàrlain), born Dalvaich, Argyll, 1853, died Greenock, 1931, Gaelic writer and poet. Edinburgh University Press

MacCoinnich, A. (2021) MacRae, Duncan (Donnchadh ‘nam Pìos’ MacRath), Inverinate, Kintail, c. 1640-c.1700, Gaelic poet and verse collector. Edinburgh University Press

MacCoinnich, A. (2021) Mackenzie, Alexander, of Achilty (Alasdair mac Mhurchaidh), Ross-shire & Lewis, d. c. 1642, Gaelic poet. Edinburgh University Press

MacCoinnich, A. (2021) Mackenzie, Murdo, of Achilty (Murchadh Mòr mac mhic Mhurchaidh), Ross-shire & Lewis, c. 1689, Gaelic poet. Edinburgh University Press

MacCoinnich, A. (2021) Mackenzie, William (Uilleam MacCoinnich, Bàrd Chnoc Chùsbaig), Lewis & Canada, 1857-1907, Gaelic poet. Edinburgh University Press

MacCoinnich, A. (2021) Monro [or Munro], Donald, Archdeacon of the Isles (Dòmhnall Rothach), born, Kiltearn parish, Ross-shire, c. 1505; died c. 1575. Priest, Church of Scotland minister, writer in Scots. Edinburgh University Press

MacCoinnich, A. (2021) Monro, Alexander/Sandy (Alasdair/Sandaidh Rothach), born Inverness c. 1605, died, Durness, 1653. Schoolteacher, catechist, minister and Gaelic religious poet. Edinburgh University Press

MacCoinnich, A. (2021) Morrison [or Morison], Donald (Dòmhnall Bàn Sgoileir / Dòmhnall MacGilleMhuire), clan tradition bearer and historian (in English), born, Dirisgil, Loch Reasort, Isle of Harris, c. 1787, died, Stornoway 1834. Edinburgh University Press

MacCoinnich, A. (2021) Morrison [or Morison], John (Iain mac Mhurch’ ’ic Ailein / Iain MacGilleMhoire), tacksman of Bragar, born, Isle of Lewis, c. 1630; died, Bragar, Lewis, 1708. Tacksman, poet & songmaker (Gaelic), writer (in English) Edinburgh University Press

MacCoinnich, A. (2021) Morrison, Angus Rev. (Aonghas Dubh MacGilleMhoire), b. Lewis, c. 1665, died 1740, Castle Leoid. Minister of Contin and Gaelic poet. Edinburgh University Press

MacCoinnich, A. (2021) Rev. John MacRae (alias Mgr Iain MacRath). Minister at Dingwall, born c. 1640, died, Dingwall, 1704. Edinburgh University Press

McClure, J. (2021) The legal construction of poverty: examining historic tensions between property rights and subsistence rights. Edward Elgar

Mullen, S. (2021) Matthew Boulton, William Murdock and James Watt: Appraisal for ‘Golden Boys’ Statue.

McClure, J. (2021) Connected global intellectual history and the decolonisation of the curriculum. History Compass, 19, (doi: 10.1111/hic3.12645)

Mullen, S. (2021) British Universities and transatlantic slavery: the University of Glasgow case. History Workshop Journal, 91, pp. 210-233. (doi: 10.1093/hwj/dbaa035)

Mullen, S. (2021) Henry Dundas: a ‘great delayer’ of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade. Scottish Historical Review, 100, pp. 218-248. (doi: 10.3366/shr.2021.0516)

McClure, J. (2021) Special Issue Introduction: Beyond Development: Local Histories of Global Poverty. Law, Social Justice and Global Development, 26, pp. 1-7. (doi: 10.31273/LGD.2022.2601)

(2021) Special Issue: Beyond Development - Local Histories of Global Poverty [Guest Editor] Law, Social Justice and Global Development, 26,

McClure, J. (2021) The [in]hospitable world. Cambridge University Press


(2020) Early Modern Political Petitioning and Public Engagement in Scotland, Britain and Scandinavia, c.1550-1795.

Bowie, K. (2020) From customary to constitutional right: The right to petition in Scotland before the 1707 Act of Union. Routledge

Bowie, K., Munck, T. (2020) Introduction. Routledge

Hitchcock, D., McClure, J. (2020) Introduction: poverty in early modern history. Routledge

Cohn, S. (2020) La peste negra en Florencia = the Black Death and Florence. Revista Arqueología e Historia, 34,

McClure, J. (2020) Poverty and empire. Routledge

Bowie, K. (2020) Public Opinion in Early Modern Scotland, c.1560–1707. Cambridge University Press

(2020) The Routledge History of Poverty, c. 1450-1800. (doi: 10.4324/9781315149271)

(2020) Corona Borealis: Scottish Neo-Latin Poets on King James VI and his Reign, 1566–1603.

Mullen, S. (2020) Finlay McKichan, Lord Seaforth: Highland Landowner, Caribbean Governor. Innes Review, 71, pp. 286-293. (doi: 10.3366/inr.2020.0271)

MacKinnon, I., Mackillop, A. (2020) Plantation slavery and landownership in the west Highlands and Islands: legacies and lessons.

Cohn, S. (2020) The Future of History and its Recent Past: In Praise of Boredom.

Peacock, T. (2020) From Trinity to Trump: The Politics of Nuclear Memory in the 2020 Election.

Cohn, S. (2020) Material culture without objects: artisan artistic commissions in early Renaissance Italy. Bloomsbury

Mullen, S. (2020) Ludovic McLellan Mann and the Cambusnethan bog body. Scottish Archaeological Journal, 42, pp. 71-84. (doi: 10.3366/saj.2020.0147)

Cohn, S. (2020) Mass death during modern epidemics: horrors and their consequences. Routledge

Peacock, T. (2020) The Paradoxes of Power: Photographic records and postwar nuclear testing.

Peacock, T. (2020) Atomic Holiday Snaps? Depictions of ‘normality’ in the official photography of postwar atomic bomb tests.

Mullen, S. (2020) Addressing the absences in Teaching Scotland’s slavery past. Runnymede

McClure, J. (2020) Guatemala and Women - Alone at the Altar: Single Women and Devotion in Guatemala, 1670–1870. By Brianna Leavitt-Alcántara. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018. Pp. 297. $65.00 cloth. Americas, 77, pp. 486-488. (doi: 10.1017/tam.2020.55)

Reid, S., Dulau, A. (2020) ‘In my End is my Beginning’: The Memorialisation and Cultural Afterlife of Mary Queen of Scots.

MacCoinnich, A. (2020) James Petre, Tiree and the Dukes of Argyll, 1674–1922. Innes Review, 71, pp. 127-129. (doi: 10.3366/inr.2020.0257)

McClure, J. (2020) The darker side of rights in global intellectual history: an ambivalent case of Franciscan poverty. Brill

Mullen, S., Mundell, C., Newman, S. P. (2020) Black runaways in eighteenth-century Britain. Liverpool University Press

Cohn, S. (2020) War and radical republicanism in early modern Italy. Viella

Reid, S. J. (2020) On the Edge of Reason: The Scottish Universities between Reformation and Enlightenment, 1560–1660. Oxford University Press

Mullen, S. (2020) The rise of James Watt: enlightenment, commerce, and industry in a British-Atlantic merchant city, 1736-74. Liverpool University Press

Peacock, T. N. (2020) Cromwells "spymaster"? John Thurloe and rethinking early modern intelligence. Seventeenth Century, 35, pp. 3-30. (doi: 10.1080/0268117X.2018.1524786)

Cohn, S. (2020) Plague in India: contagion, quarantine, and the transmission of scientific knowledge. Manchester University Press

Cohn, Jr, S. K. (2020) Social and institutional reactions to the influenza pandemic of 1918-20. Medicine, Conflict and Survival, 36, pp. 315-322. (doi: 10.1080/13623699.2020.1820165)

Cohn, S. K. (2020) The dramaturgy of epidemics. Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 94, pp. 578-589. (doi: 10.1353/bhm.2020.0083)

MacCoinnich, A. (2020) Why was Hector Maclean, 11th Laird of Coll (1689-1754) a Hanoverian? West Highland Notes and Queries, 4, pp. 21-22.


Rapport, M. (2019) The 1848 Revolutions: the 'recasting' of 'Restoration Europe'? Bloomsbury Academic

Shepard, A. (2019) Worthless witnesses? Marginal voices and women's legal agency in early modern England. Journal of British Studies, 58, pp. 717-734. (doi: 10.1017/jbr.2019.85)

McClure, J. (2019) The globalisation of Franciscan poverty. Journal of World History, 30, pp. 335-362. (doi: 10.1353/jwh.2019.0062)

Mackillop, A. (2019) What has the four nations and empire model achieved? Palgrave MacMillan

Cockram, S. (2019) Isabella d’Este’s sartorial politics. Amsterdam University Press

McClure, J. (2019) To Sin No more, Franciscans and Conversion in the Hispanic World, 1683–1830. By Rex Galindo. Redwood City, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2017. 348 pp. $65 cloth. Church History, 88, pp. 522-524. (doi: 10.1017/S0009640719001495)

MacCoinnich, A. (2019) The maritime dimension to Scotland's "Highland Problem", ca. 1540-1630. Journal of the North Atlantic, 12, pp. 44-72. (doi: 10.3721/037.012.sp1210)

Cohn, S. (2019) Plagues of Compassion. Clio's Psyche, 26, pp. 288-293.

McClure, J. (2019) The Franciscan order: global history from the margins. Renaissance Studies, 33, pp. 222-238. (doi: 10.1111/rest.12391)

Cohn, S. (2019) Trauma with a silver lining in the Middle Ages. Clio's Psyche, 25, pp. 240-242.

McClure, J. (2019) Nuns Navigating the Spanish Empire. By Sarah E Owens. Albuquerque: New Mexico Press, 2017. Americas, 76, pp. 162-163. (doi: 10.1017/tam.2018.103)

McClure, J., Chowdhury, A., Easterby-Smith, S., Ferreras, N., Gueye, O., Priyadarshini, M., Serels, S., Vos, J. (2019) Inequality and the future of global history: A round table discussion. Journal of Indian Ocean World Studies, 3, pp. 53-81. (doi: 10.26443/jiows.v3i1.58)

Cohn, S. (2019) The topography of medieval popular protest. Social History, 44, pp. 389-411. (doi: 10.1080/03071022.2019.1655884)

McClure, J. (2019) Translating Franciscan poverty in colonial Latin America. Routledge

McClure, J. (2019) Worlds within worlds: the institutional locations of global connections in early-modern Seville. Bulletin for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies, 44, pp. 33-51. (doi: 10.26431/0739-182X.1327)

Shepard, A. (2019) “Active agents” and “history makers”: women in the early modern economy. École française de Rome


Innes, S., Reid, S. (2018) Expressions of faith: religious writing. Scottish Literature International

Rapport, M. (2018) Les pubs, la politique démocratique et la metropole: la lutte pour le contrôle de l’espace à Londres au début des années 1790. Presses Universitaires de Rennes

Rapport, M. (2018) Political trials, terror, and civil society: the case of the revolutionary tribunal in Paris, 1793-94. Palgrave Macmillan

Pons-Sanz, S., MacCoinnich, A. (2018) The languages of Scotland. Scottish Literature International

Namouchi, A., Guellil, M., Kersten, O., Hänsch, S., Ottoni, C., Schmid, B. V., Pacciani, E., Quaglia, L., Vermunt, M., Bauer, E. L., Derrick, M., Jensen, A. Ø., Kacki, S., Cohn, S. K., Stenseth, N. C., Bramanti, B. (2018) Integrative approach using Yersinia pestis genomes to revisit the historical landscape of plague during the Medieval Period. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115, pp. E11790-E11797. (doi: 10.1073/pnas.1812865115)

McClure, J. (2018) Americas since Columbus - Exploitation, Inequality, and Resistance: A History of Latin America Since Columbus. Edited by Mark A. Burkholder, Monica Rankin, and Lyman L. Johnson. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. Americas, 75, pp. 776-777. (doi: 10.1017/tam.2018.63)

Rapport, M. (2018) Liberty of Death: The French Revolution, by Peter McPhee. English Historical Review, 133, pp. 1328-1330. (doi: 10.1093/ehr/cey240)

Cohn, S. (2018) Reasons to revolt: cholera and plague, social violence and blame from Procopius to Surat, 1994. Viella

Mullen, S., Newman, S. (2018) Slavery, abolition and the University of Glasgow. Report and recommendations of the University of Glasgow History of Slavery Steering Committee.

McClure, J. (2018) Introduction, Empires of Charity Special Edition. New Global Studies, 12, pp. 123-129. (doi: 10.1515/ngs-2018-0025)

McClure, J. (2018) The charitable bonds of the Spanish Empire: the Casa de Contratación as an institution of charity. New Global Studies, 12, pp. 157-174. (doi: 10.1515/ngs-2018-0026)

Mullen, S. (2018) Glasgow. Oxford University Press

Peacock, T. N. (2018) The British Tradition of Minority Government. Manchester University Press

Cohn, S. (2018) The horror of the Black Death: How the medieval plague ripped families apart. BBC History Magazine, June, pp. 20-24.

Mullen, S. (2018) John Lamont of Benmore: a Highland planter who died ‘in harness’ in Trinidad. Northern Scotland, 9, pp. 44-66. (doi: 10.3366/nor.2018.0144)

Cohn, Jr., S. K. (2018) Epidemics: Hate and Compassion from the Plague of Athens to AIDS. Oxford University Press

Reid, S. J. (2018) Riley (ed.), Icon Animorum or The Mirror of Minds. Scottish Historical Review, 97, pp. 125-127. (doi: 10.3366/shr.2018.0359)

Rapport, M. (2018) 1848: Europe's Year of Revolution. Modern History Review, 20,

(2018) Addresses against Incorporating Union, 1706-07. 13,

Bowie, K. (2018) National opinion and the press in Scotland before the union of 1707. Scottish Affairs, 27, pp. 13-19. (doi: 10.3366/scot.2018.0218)

Reid, S. J. (2018) Classical reception and erotic Latin poetry in Sixteenth-Century Scotland: the case of Thomas Maitland (ca. 1548–1572) Medieval Institute Publications

Bowie, K., Munck, T. (2018) Early modern political petitioning and public engagement in Scotland, Britain and Scandinavia, c. 1550–1795. Parliaments, Estates and Representation, 38, pp. 271-278. (doi: 10.1080/02606755.2018.1537072)

Cohn, S. (2018) Fear and the corpse: cholera and plague riots compared. Palgrave Macmillan

Bowie, K. (2018) From customary to constitutional right: the right to petition in Scotland before the 1707 Act of Union. Parliaments, Estates and Representation, 38, pp. 279-292. (doi: 10.1080/02606755.2018.1534728)

(2018) Interspecies Interactions: Animals and Humans between the Middle Ages and Modernity. Renaissance Studies on The Animal Renaissance,

Cockram, S., Wells, A. (2018) Introduction: action, reaction, interaction in historical animal studies. Routledge (Taylor and Francis)

Cohn, S. (2018) The thickness of city walls: Late medieval popular revolt in England and Italy compared. Gobierno de Navarra


Bowie, K., Raffe, A. (2017) Politics, the people, and extra-institutional participation in Scotland, c. 1603-1712. Journal of British Studies, 56, pp. 797-815. (doi: 10.1017/jbr.2017.119)

Cohn, S. (2017) Brexit shock: A case study. Clio's Psyche, 23, pp. 163-165.

Cockram, S. (2017) Review of Valeria Finucci The Prince’s Body: Vincenzo Gonzaga and Renaissance Medicine (I Tatti studies in Italian Renaissance history), (Harvard University Press, 2015) Journal of Modern History, 89, pp. 709-711. (doi: 10.1086/692882)

Cockram, S. (2017) Sleeve cat and lap dog: affection, aesthetics and proximity to companion animals in Renaissance Mantua. Routledge

Shepard, A. (2017) The pleasures and pains of breast-feeding in England, c.1600-c.1800. Oxford University Press

MacLeod, C. M. (2017) Amy M. Froide, Silent Partners: Women as Public Investors during Britain's Financial Revolution, 1690-1750 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017), pp. xi + 225. ISBN 978-0-19876-798-5 (hb). Gender and History, 29, pp. 483-484. (doi: 10.1111/1468-0424.12306)

Armstrong, J. W., Mackillop, A. (2017) Introduction: communities, courts and Scottish towns. Urban History, 44, pp. 358-364. (doi: 10.1017/S0963926816000754)

Mackillop, A. (2017) Riots and reform: burgh authority, the languages of civic reform and the Aberdeen riot of 1785. Urban History, 44, pp. 402-423. (doi: 10.1017/S096392681600078X)

(2017) Understanding and Teaching the Age of Revolutions.

Rapport, M. (2017) Two visions of patriotism yet to be reconciled in Macron's France. Herald, pp. 10 May.

Rapport, M. (2017) Rebel Cities: Paris, London and New York in the Age of Revolution. Little, Brown

Rapport, M. (2017) Revisiting Prussia’s Wars against Napoleon: history, culture and memory. Social History, 42, pp. 284-285. (doi: 10.1080/03071022.2017.1290354)

McClure, J. (2017) Earthrise: the Franciscan story. Medieval History Journal, 20, pp. 89-117. (doi: 10.1177/0971945816687683)

Cockram, S. (2017) Interspecies understanding: exotic animals and their handlers at the Italian renaissance court. Renaissance Studies, 31, pp. 277-298. (doi: 10.1111/rest.12292)

Bowd, S., Cockram, S. (2017) Introduction: The animal in Renaissance Italy. Renaissance Studies, 31, pp. 183-200. (doi: 10.1111/rest.12299)

Cockram, S., Bowd, S. (2017) The animal in Renaissance Italy [Issue editor] Renaissance Studies, 31,

McClure, J. (2017) Transatlantic Obligations: Creating the Bonds of Family in Conquest-Era Peru and Spain, by Jane E. Mangan. English Historical Review, 132, pp. 369-371. (doi: 10.1093/ehr/cew431)

Cohn, S. (2017) Final Conference of the ERC Einite Project on European inequalities from the Black Death to the Nineteenth Century.

Cohn, S. K. (2017) Mechanisms for unity: plagues and saints. Routledge

Shepard, A. (2017) Provision, household management and the moral authority of wives and mothers in early modern England. Boydell & Brewer

Shepard, A. (2017) Gender, the body and sexuality. Cambridge University Press

Reid, S. (2017) 'Ane Uniformitie in Doctrine and good Order’: The Scottish Universities in the Age of the Covenant, 1638–1649. History of Universities, 29, pp. 13-41.

Kerr-Peterson, M., Reid, S. J. (2017) Introduction. Routledge

(2017) James VI and Noble Power in Scotland 1578-1603.

Reid, S. J. (2017) Of bairns and bearded men: James VI and the Ruthven Raid. Routledge

Cohn Jr, S. K. (2017) Cholera revolts: a class struggle we may not like. Social History, 42, pp. 162-180. (doi: 10.1080/03071022.2017.1290365)

McClure, J. (2017) Emperor’s new clothes? Using medieval history to reflect on the globalization paradigm. EUI Working Papers: Max Weber Programme,

Cohn, S. (2017) Patterns of plague in Late Medieval and early-modern Europe. Taylor and Francis

Cohn, S. (2017) Plague violence and abandonment from the Black Death to the early modern period. Editions Belin et Herscher

McClure, J. (2017) Religious exemption and global history before 1300 – closing comments. Medieval Worlds, 6, pp. 272-277. (doi: 10.1553/medievalworlds_no6_2017s272)

McClure, J. (2017) The Franciscan Invention of the New World. Palgrave

Cohn, S. (2017) Women in revolt in Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Routledge


Rapport, M. (2016) A new history looks at when Europe came together: review of R. J. Evans, 'The Pursuit of Power: Europe 1815-1914' (New York: Viking, 2016). New York Times Book Review,

McClure, J. (2016) Ancient Religions, Modern Politics: The Islamic Case in Comparative Perspective. By Michael Cook. History, 101, pp. 759-762. (doi: 10.1111/1468-229X.12305)

MacCoinnich, A. (2016) Rex-Dollars in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland during the 17th century. West Highland Notes and Queries, 4, pp. 19-23.

Spaeth, D. (2016) ‘Orderly made’: re-appraising household inventories in seventeenth-century England. Social History, 41, pp. 417-435. (doi: 10.1080/03071022.2016.1215101)

McClure, J. (2016) Outlaws of the Atlantic: Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail. By Marcus Rediker. History, 101, pp. 607-608. (doi: 10.1111/1468-229X.12199)

Bowie, K. (2016) Public, People and Nation in Early Modern Scotland. Royal Historical Society 2016 David Berry Prize,

Reid, S. (2016) Reformed scholasticism, proto-empiricism and the intellectual 'Long Reformation' in Scotland: the philosophy of the 'Aberdeen Doctors', c. 1619-c. 1641. Brill

McClure, J. (2016) Review: Jerry Brotton, This Orient Isle, Elizabethan England and the Islamic World (Allen Lane, 2016), History Workshop Online. History Workshop Online, pp. 21 Jun.

Bowie, K. (2016) The Final Crisis of the Stuart Monarchy: The Revolutions of 1688-91 in Their British, Atlantic and European Contexts. By Tim Harris and Stephen Taylor. Woodbridge: Boydell Press. 2013. 315 p. £65 (hb). ISBN 978-1-84383-816-6. Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 39, pp. 292-293. (doi: 10.1111/1754-0208.12291)

Mackillop, A. (2016) 'As hewers of wood, and drawers of water’: Scotland as an emigrant nation, c.1600 to c.1800. Edinburgh University Press

Reid, S. J. (2016) A Latin renaissance in reformation Scotland? Print trends in Scottish Latin literature, c. 1480-1700. Scottish Historical Review, 95, pp. 1-29. (doi: 10.3366/shr.2016.0274)

Cohn, S. K. (2016) Plague and prejudice. History Today, 66, pp. 3 Mar.

Rapport, M. (2016) Alliances and treaties: co-operation in war and peace. EGO: European History Online,

Cohn, S., Kutalek, R. (2016) Historical parallels, Ebola virus disease and cholera: understanding community distrust and social violence with epidemics. PLoS Currents Outbreaks, 2016, (doi: 10.1371/currents.outbreaks.aa1f2b60e8d43939b43fbd93e1a63a94)

Cohn, S. K. (2016) 10 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Black Death. BBC History Magazine, 2015, pp. 2 Nov.

Reid, S. J. (2016) France through the eyes of Scottish Neo-Latinists: snapshots from the Delitiae Peotarum Scotorum. Brill

Reid, S. J. (2016) Introduction. Brill

Cohn, S. (2016) Meet the social history editorial board: Professor Samuel Cohn on 'epidemics: plagues of hate, plagues of compassion from antiquity to the present' Social History, 40,

Mackillop, A. (2016) Military Scotland in the age of proto-globalisation, c. 1690 to c. 1815. Edinburgh University Press

(2016) Neo-Latin Literature and Literary Culture in Early Modern Scotland. 260, (doi: 10.1163/9789004330733)

Cohn, S. K. (2016) Paradoxes: rich and poor in Western Europe and the political consequences, ca. 1300-1600. Brepols

Reid, S. J. (2016) Renaissance and reformation: part 1: origins to 1633. The Friends of Glasgow University Library in association with the University Library

Cohn, S. K. (2016) Rich and poor in Western Europe, c. 1375-1475: the political paradox of material well-being. Brepols

Mullen, S. (2016) Scots in the West Indies in the colonial period: a view from the archives. Scottish Archives, 22, pp. 7-16.

Mackillop, A. (2016) Subsidy state or drawback province? Eighteenth-Century Scotland and the British fiscal- military complex. Routledge

Mullen, S. (2016) The Scots Kirk of Colonial Kingston, Jamaica. Scottish Church History Society Records, 45,


Cohn, S. (2015) I centri minori della Toscana nel Medioevo: Atti del convegno internazionale di studi, Figline Valdarno, 23–24 ottobre 2009, ed. Giuliano Pinto and Paolo Pirillo. English Historical Review, 130, pp. 1535-1536. (doi: 10.1093/ehr/cev270)

Shepard, A. (2015) Minding their own business: married women and credit in early eighteenth-century London. Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, 25, pp. 53-74.

Bowie, K. (2015) 'A legal limited monarchy': Scottish constitutionalism in the union of crowns, 1603-1707. Journal of Scottish Historical Studies, 35, pp. 131-154. (doi: 10.3366/jshs.2015.0152)

McClure, J. (2015) A new politics of the Middle Ages: a global Middle Ages for a global modernity. History Compass, 13, pp. 610-619. (doi: 10.1111/hic3.12280)

Cohn, Jr., S. K. (2015) Authority and popular resistance. Oxford University Press

Spaeth, D. (2015) Culture wars: religious and cultural conflict in revel, riot and rebellion. Cultural and Social History, 12, pp. 337-342. (doi: 10.1080/14780038.2015.1050892)

Rapport, M. (2015) Short List: review of four books on the Battle of Waterloo for the New York Times. New York Times Book Review,

Rapport, M. (2015) The French Revolution and early European revolutionary terrorism. Routledge

Shepard, A. (2015) Accounting for Oneself: Worth, Status and the Social Order in Early Modern England. Oxford University Press

McClure, J. (2015) Review: Lynn, Hunt, Writing History in the Global Era (New York, 2014) Reviews in History, (doi: 10.14296/RiH/2014/1732)

MacCoinnich, A., Domhnallach, G. (2015) Gaidheil Oilthigh Ghlaschu (3): An Comunn Oiseanach agus na Gaidheil a' dèanamh adhartas.

Rapport, M. (2015) Jacobinism from outside. Oxford University Press

MacCoinnich, A., Domhnallach, G. (2015) Gaidheil Oilthigh Ghlaschu: (2), Seumasaich, Cumhachd agus Eilthireachd.

MacCoinnich, A., Domhnallach, G. (2015) Gaidheil Oilthigh Ghlaschu: (1) Toiseach-tòiseachaidh.

Bowie, K. (2015) A 1706 manifesto for an armed rising against incorporating union. Scottish Historical Review, 94, pp. 237-267. (doi: 10.3366/shr.2015.0258)

Mackillop, A. (2015) A North Europe World of tea: Scotland and the tea trade, c.1690-c.1790. Palgrave MacMillan

Reid, S., McOmish, D. (2015) Bridging the Continental Divide. Revised and updated in 2020.

Cohn, S. (2015) Coping with epidemic crisis, from antiquity to the present. Boydell and Brewer Ltd.

Shepard, A. (2015) Crediting women in the early modern English economy. History Workshop Journal, 79, pp. 1-24. (doi: 10.1093/hwj/dbv002)

MacCoinnich, A. (2015) Dùn Èistean: the historical background, c. 1493 – c.1700. Acair Press

Cohn, S. (2015) Enigmas of communication: Jacques, Ciompi, and the English. Brepols

Bowie, K. (2015) Newspapers, the early modern public sphere and the 1704-5 Worcester affair. Pickering & Chatto

MacCoinnich, A. (2015) Plantation and Civility in the North Atlantic World: The Case of the Northern Hebrides, 1570-1639. Brill

Cohn, S. (2015) Renaissance hate and disease in European perspective. Casa Editrice Le lettere

MacCoinnich, A. (2015) Sgeul na Gàidhlig aig Oilthigh Ghlaschu = [The Gaelic Story at the University of Glasgow]

Mullen, S. (2015) The Great Glasgow Merchant House of John Campbell, senior, And Co. Edinburgh University Press

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