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The Scotsman Historical Archive

Content for LibSmart II for the Digital Primay Sources and Digital Scholarship module.

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Malt Tax Riots - Primary Sources

This video presents a basic overview for how to read, interpret and understand historical primary sources, using four examples from letters and rival newspapers during the 1725 Malt Tax Riots. The…

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Malt Tax Riots - Introduction

This is a short documentary narrating the social, agricultural and political events of early 18th century Scotland which ultimately resulted in the Malt Tax Riots of Glasgow in 1725. This basic…

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