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Ted Cowan

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Ted Cowan is Professor of Scottish History at the University of Glasgow. He taught at the University of Edinburgh 1967-1979 and was Professor of History and Chair of Scottish Studies at the University of Guelph, Ontario, 1979-1993. His most recent book is For Freedom Alone: The Declaration of Arbroath 1320 (2003).

Ted Cowan has written the following TheGlasgowStory essays:

Early times to 1560 - Everyday Life
Glasgow began as a cemetery and was famed as an important pilgrimage site during the millennium befo...
 
Early times to 1560 - Everyday Life: Shopping
Appropriately, we may think the verb "to shop" originally meant to shut up, or to imprison, a person...
 
Early times to 1560 - Personalities
If there were Rab Ha's and Dougal Grahams in Glasgow before the Reformation the absence of evidence ...
 
1560 to 1770s - Everyday Life: Shopping
In a chapbook by Dougal Graham, the "Skellat Bellman" of Glasgow in the 1770s, The History of the...
 


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