Dr Andrew Mackillop

  • Senior Lecturer in Scottish History (History)

telephone: 44 (0) 141 330 8044
email: Andrew.Mackillop@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

  • Early Modern Scottish History: particularly the means by which Scotland integrated into the British Union in the century or so after 1707
  • Scotland, Ireland, Wales and the British Empire in Asia: particularly involvement in the English East India Company from 1690 to 1820
  • Local, National and Global Histories: the use of social network models, global and glocal history approaches, and human-social capital theory in analyses of early modern British imperialism and expansion.
  • Scottish, Irish & Welsh immigrant communities in early modern London, c.1660-1830.
  • The role and significance of Scots law within the Early Modern British Empire.

Publications

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Jump to: 2017 | 2016 | 2015
Number of items: 6.

2017

Armstrong, J. W. and Mackillop, A. (2017) Introduction: communities, courts and Scottish towns. Urban History, 44(3), 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(3), pp. 402-423. (doi:10.1017/S096392681600078X)

2016

Mackillop, A. (2016) 'As hewers of wood, and drawers of water’: Scotland as an emigrant nation, c.1600 to c.1800. In: McCarthy, A. and MacKenzie, J. M. (eds.) Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 23-45. ISBN 9781474410052

Mackillop, A. (2016) Military Scotland in the age of proto-globalisation, c. 1690 to c. 1815. In: Forsyth, D. and Ugolini, W. (eds.) A Global Force: War, Identities and Scotland's Diaspora. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 13-31. ISBN 9781474402736

Mackillop, A. (2016) Subsidy state or drawback province? Eighteenth-Century Scotland and the British fiscal- military complex. In: Graham, A. and Walsh, P. (eds.) The British Fiscal-Military States, 1660-c.1783. Routledge: London, pp. 179-199. ISBN 9781472440785

2015

Mackillop, A. (2015) A North Europe World of tea: Scotland and the tea trade, c.1690-c.1790. In: Maxine, B., Gottmann, F., Hodocs, H. and Nierstrasz, C. (eds.) Goods from the East, 1600-1800: Trading Eurasia. Series: Europe's Asian centuries. Palgrave MacMillan: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, pp. 294-308. ISBN 9781137403933 (doi:10.1057/9781137403940_19)

This list was generated on Tue Oct 22 22:22:48 2019 BST.
Number of items: 6.

Articles

Armstrong, J. W. and Mackillop, A. (2017) Introduction: communities, courts and Scottish towns. Urban History, 44(3), 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(3), pp. 402-423. (doi:10.1017/S096392681600078X)

Book Sections

Mackillop, A. (2016) 'As hewers of wood, and drawers of water’: Scotland as an emigrant nation, c.1600 to c.1800. In: McCarthy, A. and MacKenzie, J. M. (eds.) Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 23-45. ISBN 9781474410052

Mackillop, A. (2016) Military Scotland in the age of proto-globalisation, c. 1690 to c. 1815. In: Forsyth, D. and Ugolini, W. (eds.) A Global Force: War, Identities and Scotland's Diaspora. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 13-31. ISBN 9781474402736

Mackillop, A. (2016) Subsidy state or drawback province? Eighteenth-Century Scotland and the British fiscal- military complex. In: Graham, A. and Walsh, P. (eds.) The British Fiscal-Military States, 1660-c.1783. Routledge: London, pp. 179-199. ISBN 9781472440785

Mackillop, A. (2015) A North Europe World of tea: Scotland and the tea trade, c.1690-c.1790. In: Maxine, B., Gottmann, F., Hodocs, H. and Nierstrasz, C. (eds.) Goods from the East, 1600-1800: Trading Eurasia. Series: Europe's Asian centuries. Palgrave MacMillan: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, pp. 294-308. ISBN 9781137403933 (doi:10.1057/9781137403940_19)

This list was generated on Tue Oct 22 22:22:48 2019 BST.

Grants

  • (2015-17): Royal Society of Edinburgh Network Grant: ‘Scottish Immigration to Early Modern London, c.1660-c.1830’
  • (2016-19): Leverhulme Trust Research Project, ‘Law in the Aberdeen Council Registers: Concepts, Practices, Geographies’
  • (2013-14): Research Institute of Irish & Scottish Studies Grant Scheme: ‘Connecting and Projecting Aberdeen’s Burgh Records’

Supervision

I am pleased to supervise research projects that fall broadly within my areas of research expertise on post-union Scotland, the pre-1815 British Empire (particularly in Asia), East India Company history, comparative eighteenth-century Irish, Scottish and Welsh histories, eighteenth-century London and immigration.

I currently supervise the following postgraduate students:

  • Eloise Grey, The Ogilvie-Forbes of Boyndlie: A North East Migrant Family, 1740-1840
  • Simon Duffy, The British Raid on Washington, 1814

Teaching

Undergraduate

  • History 1A (Scotland’s Millenium: Kingdom, Union and Nation, 1000-1999)

Honours

  • The Making of Britain? Scotland and Ireland, 1707-c.1815

Postgraduate

  • Military Scotland in the age of proto-globalization, c.1600-c.1800
  • Theory and Reality in Western Warfare

Additional Information

Convenor of the Scottish History Review Trust