(Re)covering the Declaration of Arbroath: international perspectives on a national claim of right

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Abstract

In this chapter we examine fifty news items relating to the Declaration of Arbroath published between 1996 and 2019 in thirteen languages. The SNP’s 2013 white paper proved to be a turning point, with Alex Salmond’s visit to Arbroath on 18 August 2014 being the key moment as far as media interest in the Declaration is concerned. We examine the philosophical and political discourses which emerged in the UK and elsewhere, as well as a strong presence of discourses of origin in the United States.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationScotland and Arbroath 1320-2020: 700 Years of Fighting for Freedom, Sovereignty, and Independence
EditorsKlaus Peter Muller
PublisherPeter Lang International Academic Publishers
ISBN (Electronic)9783631818619
ISBN (Print)9783631813188
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2020

Publication series

NameScottish Studies International Series

Keywords

  • english literature
  • culture
  • Declaration of Arbroath

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    McConville, B., & O'Donnell, H. (2020). (Re)covering the Declaration of Arbroath: international perspectives on a national claim of right. In K. P. Muller (Ed.), Scotland and Arbroath 1320-2020: 700 Years of Fighting for Freedom, Sovereignty, and Independence (Scottish Studies International Series). Peter Lang International Academic Publishers. https://doi.org/10.3726/b16812