Alastair Mann Bibliography
Alastair Mann has published widely on the pre-1707 Scottish parliament as can be seen from the bibliography below which is arranged in descending order by publication date. The texts of many of these articles and chapters can be viewed and downloaded from the University of Stirling’s research gateway Stirling Online Research Repository (STORRE). Go to the University Home Page and search under STORRE and you will be taken to the repository in which you can search by author.
Journal articles and book chapters
‘Ideologies Inked In: Scotland’s Culture of Print in the Union Debate of 1706’ in Klaus Peter Müller, Ilka Schwittlinsky and Ron Walker (eds.), Inspiring Views from “a’the airts” on Scottish Literatures, Art and Cinema: The First World Congress of Scottish Literatures in Glasgow 2014 (Peter Lang, Frankfurt, 2017), pp.105-25
‘The first Jacobite and the Scottish Parliament ’, in Allan I. Macinnes, Kieran German and Lesley Graham (eds.), Living with Jacobitism 1690-1788: The Three Kingdoms and Beyond (Routledge, London, 2014, 2016), pp.11-26.
‘James VII as unionist and nationalist: a monarch’s view of the Scottish Parliament as revealed through his writings’ in Parliaments, Estates and Representation, vol. 33, pp.101-19 (November, 2013)
‘A Brief History of an Ancient Institution: The Scottish Parliament’, Scottish Parliamentary Review, vol.1, no. 1(June 2013), pp.1-50
‘The Scottish Parliaments: the Role of Ritual and Procession in the pre-1707 Parliament and the New Parliament from 1999’, in Annamari Nieddu and Francesco Soddu (eds.), Representative Assemblies, Territorial Autonomies, Political Cultures: Studies Presented to the International Commission for the History of Representative and Parliamentary Institutions, lxxxix (Editrice Democratica Sarda, Sassari, 2011), pp.239-52
‘The Union of 1707: an historical conundrum’, History Teaching Review Year Book, 24, pp.11-18, (2010)
‘The power of symbol, image and ritual in the seventeenth century Scottish Parliament’, in Maria Helena de Cruz Coelho and Maria Manuela Tavares Ribeiro (eds.), Parliaments: The Law, The Practice and The Representations form the Middle Ages to the Present Day (Assembleia de Republica, Portugal, Lisbon, 2010), pp.479-85
‘House Rules: Parliamentary Procedure’, in Keith M. Brown and Alan. R. MacDonald (eds.), The History of the Scottish Parliament, volume 3: Parliament in Context (Edinburgh University Press, 2010), pp.122-156
‘The Law of the Person: Parliament and Social Control’, in Keith M. Brown and Alan. R. MacDonald (eds.), The History of the Scottish Parliament, volume 3: Parliament in Context (Edinburgh University Press, 2010), pp.186-215
‘Continuity and change: the culture of ritual and procession in the parliaments of Scotland’, in Parliaments, Estates and Representation, vol. 29, pp.143-58, (2009).
‘The Scottish Parliaments: the role of ritual and procession in the pre 1707 parliament and echoes in the new parliament of 1999’, in Rituals in Parliament: Political, Anthropological and Historical Perspectives on Europe and the United States (Peter Lang, Frankfurt, 2006), pp.135-58
‘Parliament and Politics in Scotland, 1567-1707’, in Keith M. Brown and Alastair J. Mann (eds.), The History of the Scottish Parliament volume 2: Parliament and Politics in Scotland, 1567-1707 (Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, 2005). pp.1-56
“‘James VII, King of the Articles’: Political Management and Parliamentary Failure”, in Keith M. Brown and Alastair J. Mann (eds.), The History of the Scottish Parliament volume 2: Parliament and Politics in Scotland, 1567-1707 (Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, 2005), pp.184-207
Mann, A.J., Ritchie, P.E. and Tanner, R.J., ‘From Manuscript to Megabyte: Research Sources and Methods of the Scottish Parliament Project’, in Proceedings of the 53rd Conference of the International Commission for the History of Representative and Parliamentary Institutions, 2 vols. (Barcelona, 2005), pp.1594-1613.
‘Inglorious revolution: administrative muddle and constitutional change in the Scottish Parliament of William and Mary’ in Parliamentary History, 22, 121-44, (2003).
‘Parliaments, Princes and Presses: voices of tradition and protest in early modern Scotland’, in Uwe Böker and Julie Hibbard (eds.), Sites of Discourse: Public and Private Spheres-Legal Culture: Papers from a Conference Held at the Technical University of Dresden, December 2001 (Rodopi, Amsterdam, 2002), pp.79-91
Brown, K.M., MacIntosh, G.H., Mann, A.J., Ritchie, P., and Tanner, R. (eds.) The Records of the Parliaments of Scotland [RPS] (St Andrews, 2008-onward) at http://rps.ac.uk/ Website of this major contains material co-authored by Dr Mann including the Editorial and Historical Introductions.
Keith M. Brown and Alastair J. Mann (eds.), The History of the Scottish Parliament volume 2: Parliament and Politics in Scotland, 1567-1707 (Edinburgh University Press, 2005). Includes important co-authored introduction ‘Parliament and Politics in Scotland, 1567-1707’, pp.1-56 and Mann, A.J., “‘James VII, King of the Articles’: Political Management and Parliamentary Failure”, pp.184-207.
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