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Eighteenth-Century Scotland is the annual newsletter of ECSSS, published every spring since 1987. It contains articles, announcements, and news about our members, as well as an annual bibliography of recent articles by members and a large section of book reviews. Contact the Executive Secretary (rbsher6@gmail.com) to contribute material for the next issue or to purchase copies of back issues.

INDEX: 1999–2012 (Numbers 13–26)

Articles

  • Janet Sorensen, “Smollett and the Scottish Language of British Cultural Identity,” no. 13 (1999), 8–12
  • Kennard B. Bork, “Notes on the James Hutton Bicentennial,” no. 13 (1999), 13–14
  • Leith Davis, “Simon Fraser Centre Kicks Off,” no. 14 (2000), 8–9
  • Silvia Sebastiani, “Progress, National Characters, and Race in the Scottish Enlightenment,” no. 14 (2000), 11–15
  • Richard B. Sher, “Two New Tools for Scottish Genealogical Research,” no. 14 (2000), 15–16
  • J. Ford Stanley, “The Glasite-Sandemanian Movement in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World,” no. 15 (2001), 8–11
  • Lisa Hill, “The Puzzle of Adam Ferguson’s Political Conservatism,” no. 15 (2001), 12–16
  • Corey Andrews, “The Literary Club as Imagined National Community: Allan Ramsay and the Easy Club (1712–1715),” no. 16 (2002), 8–12
  • Ian Simpson Ross, “Hiroshi Mizuta: A Tribute to the Man and His Work,” no. 16 (2002), 12–15
  • Esther Mijers, “Thomas Johnson, Charles Mackie, and the Scotto–Dutch Book Trade,” no. 17 (2003), 7–10
  • Kenneth Simpson, “Honoring G. Ross Roy,” no. 17 (2003), 10–11
  • Mark C. Wallace, “Late Eighteenth-Century Scottish Freemasonry: “Illumatism,” Radicalism, and the Threat of Revolution,” no. 18 (2004), 6–10
  • Sharon Alker, “Cross-Border Friendship: Robert Bage’s Britain,” no. 19 (2005), 9–12
  • Juliet Shields, “Writing Home: Scottish Women Travelers at the Margins of Empire,” no. 19 (2005), 12–16
  • James Moore and Michael Silverthorne, “Hutcheson’s LL.D.,” no. 20 (2006), 10–12
  • Ian Simpson Ross, “‘Two Essays on Self Deceit & Good Humour,’ 1738: An Unpublished Text by Henry Home, Lord Kames,” no. 20 (2006), 12–14
  • Paul Tonks, “In Leviathan’s Defense: Adam Anderson, John Campbell, and the Case for Centralized, Commercial Empire in the Eighteenth Century,” no. 20 (2006), 16–20
  • Rhona Brown and Gerard Carruthers, “Robert Fergusson and The Gentleman and Lady’s Weekly Magazine,” no. 21 (2007), 10–13
  • Iris Fleβenkämper, “The Select Society of Edinburgh, 1754–1764: Social Structure and Communicative Practice,” no. 22 (2008), 8–12
  • Karl W. Schweizer, “The Defense of Edinburgh during the ’45: A Diary Account by Colin Maclaurin,” no. 22 (2008), 12–16
  • John Dixon, “Cadwallader Colden and the Scottish Enlightenment in Transatlantic Context,” no.23 (2009), 7-10
  • JoEllen DeLucia, “Bluestocking Salons and the Bower of Malvina,” no. 23(2009), 10-13
  • Karen E. McAulay, “Antiquarianism Versus Creativity in Late Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century Scottish Song,” no. 24 (2010), 7-12
  • James J. Caudle, “Dr. John Boswell’s Punch Bowl (c.1766): An Authentically “Boswellian” Toast,” no. 24 (2010), 12
  • Rosalind Carr, “Masculinity and Space in Enlightenment Scotland,” no. 25 (2011), 7-10
  • Derek Janes, “ The Smuggler and His Palace: John Nisbet of Gunsgreen House,” no.25(2011), 10-12
  • Jennifer Orr, “Samuel Thomson and the Continuity of Scottish Enlightenment Culture in the North of Ireland, 1790-1816,” no. 26 (2012), 8-12
  • Clarisse Godard Desmarest, “Artistic Expression, cultural Heritage, and Scottish Estates: The Example of Hopetoun House,” no. 26 (2012), 13-15

News Stories, Obituaries, Miscellaneous

  • Rosalind Mitchison, “Leah Leneman (1944–1999),” no. 14 (2000), 10
  • Nigel Aston, “In Memoriam: Roger Robinson Remembered,” no.18 (2004), 10
  • Jennifer Carter, “In Memoriam: Donald Withrington Remembered,” no. 18 (2004), 10
  • Pierre Morère, “In Memoriam: Paul-Gabriel Boucé Remembered,” no. 19 (2005), 35–36
  • Richard B. Sher, “In Memoriam: Charles E. Peterson Remembered,” no. 19 (2005), 36
  • Michael Lister, “In Memoriam: David Daiches,” no. 20 (2006), 39–41
  • Alexander J. Murdoch, “John Simpson,” no. 20 (2006), 41
  • “In Memoriam: Douglas Mack” no. 24 (2010), 5
  • Andrew Hook, “In Memoriam: Edwin Morgan,” no.25(2011), 5
  • Richard B. Sher “In Memoriam: Richard Maxwell,” no. 25 (2011), 5
  • Richard B. Sher “In Memoriam: Jane Bush Fagg,” no.25 (2011), 5
  • Richard B. Sher “In Memoriam: Andrew Skinner,” no. 26 (2012), 6

Review Essays (books, films, software, and exhibits)

  • Thomas P. Miller, “Disciplining the Eighteenth Century,” no.13 (1999) 16–17
  • John Robertson, “Gibbon’s Enlightenments: From Socinian to Scottish,” no. 15 (2001) 45–50
  • Ian Simpson Ross, “Two Centuries (and More) of Adam Smith,” no. 17 (2003) 13–16
  • Esther Mijers, “Scotland and The Netherlands in the Seventeenth Century,” no. 19 (2005) 34–35
  • Gauti Kristmannsson, “The Trial Continues: Ossian in the Court of Literary Appeal,” no.23 (2010)

Book Reviews (arranged by issue)

No. 13 (1999)

  • Bruce Redford and Elizabeth Goldring, Eds. , James Boswell’s Life of Johnson: An Edition of the Original Manuscript, Volume2: 1766–1776 (1999), Richard C. Cole, Peter S. Baker, Rachel McClellan, and James J. Caudell, eds., The General Correspondence of James Boswell, 1766–1769: Volume 2:1768–1769 (1999), Nellie Pottle Hankins and John Strawhorn, eds., The Correspondence of James Boswell with James Bruce and Andrew Gibb, Overseers of the Auchinleck Estate (1999), reviewed by John B. Radner, 18–20
  • Fiona Stafford and Howard Gaskill, eds., From Gaelic to Romantic: Ossianic Translations (1998), reviewed by Paul J. deGategno, 20–21
  • Studies in Scottish Literature: Special Robert Burns Issue. Volume 30 (1998),reviewed by Leith Davis, 21
  • Leith Davis, Acts of Union: Scotland and the Literary Negotiation of the British Nation 1707–1830 (1998), reviewed by Caroline McCracken-Flesher, 21–22
  • William Ferguson, The Identity of the Scottish Nation: An Historic Quest (1998), reviewed by Paul Henderson Scott, 22–23
  • Leah Leneman, Alienated Affections: The Scottish Experience of Divorce and Separation, 1684–1830 (1998), reviewed by John Dwyer, 24
  • Charles W. J. Withers, Urban Highlanders: Highland–Lowland Migration and Urban Gaelic Culture, 1700–1900 (1998), reviewed by Leah Leneman, 24–25
  • Jeremy Black, Britain as a Military Power, 1688–1815 (1999), reviewed by Murray G.H. Pittock, 25–26
  • Gerald Newman ed., Britain in the Hanoverian Age, 1714–1837: An Encyclopedia (1997), reviewed by K. W. Schweizer, 26
  • Daniel Szechi, The Jacobites: Britain and Europe 1688–1788 (1994), Murray G. H. Pittock, Jacobitism (1998), reviewed by Jack Lynch, 26–27
  • John R. McIntosh, Church and Theology in Enlightenment Scotland: The Popular Party, 1740–1800 (1998), reviewed by Ned C. Landsman, 27–28
  • Laurence B. McCullough, John Gregory and the Invention of Professional Medical Ethics and the Profession of Medicine (1998), Laurence B. McCullough ed., John Gregory’s Writings on Medical Ethics and Philosophy of Medicine (1998), reviewed by Richard B. Sher, 28–29
  • Peter J. Diamond, Common Sense and Improvement: Thomas Reid as Social Theorist (1998), reviewed by Paul Wood, 30
  • Charles L. Griswold, Jr., Adam Smith and the Virtues of Enlightenment (1999), Salim Rashid, The Myth of Adam Smith (1998), reviewed by Vivienne Brown, 31–32
  • Shoji Tanaka, The Ethics of Adam Smith: The Theory of Moral Sentiments and the Wealth of Nations (1997), reviewed by Tatsuya Sakamoto, 32–33
  • Hall, Mark David, The Political and Legal Philosophy of James Wilson, 1742–1798 (1997), reviewed by John A. Moore, 33
  • Anthony W. Parker, Scottish Highlanders in Georgia: The Recruitment, Emigration, and Settlement at Darien, 1735–1748 (1997), reviewed by Alex Murdoch, 33–34
  • T. M. Devine and J. R. Young, Eds. , Eighteenth Century Scotland: New Perspectives (1999), reviewed by Richard B. Sher, 34–35
  • Charles Monaghan, The Murrays of Murray Hill (1998); John Reeder, ed., On Moral Sentiments: Contemporary Responses to Adam Smith (1997); Ian S. Ross, ed., On the Wealth of Nations: Contemporary Responses to Adam Smith (1998); Anthony Cooke, Ian Donnachie, Ann Macsween, and Christopher A. Whatley, Eds. , Modern Scottish History: 1707 to the Present (1998); Hugo Arnot, The History of Edinburgh (1998), reviewed by Richard B. Sher

No. 14 (2000)

  • Colin Kidd, British Identities Before Nationalism: Ethnicity and Nationhood in the Atlantic World, 1600–1800 (1999), reviewed by Roger L. Emerson, 17–18
  • Murray G. H. Pittock, Celtic Identity and the British Image (2000), reviewed by Paul Henderson Scott, 19
  • Anita Guerrini, Obesity and Depression in the Enlightenment: The Life and Times of George Cheyne (2000), reviewed by John P. Wright, 19–20
  • Samuel Fleischacker, A Third Concept of Liberty: Judgement and Freedom in Kant and Adam Smith (1999), reviewed by John Christian Laursen, 20–21
  • Sir James Steuart, An Inquiry into the Principles of Political Oeonomy (1998), reviewed by Vivienne Brown, 21–22
  • James Hutton, An Investigation of the Principles of Knowledge, and of the Progress of Reason, from Sense to Science and Philosophy (1999), reviewed by Paul Wood, 22–23
  • James Fieser, ed., Early Responses to Hume’s Moral, Literary and Political Writings: Volume 1: Hume’s Moral Philosophy; Volume 2: Hume’s Essays, Moral, Political, and Literary (1999), reviewed by Mark G. Spencer, 23
  • John W. Yolton, John Valdimir Price, and John Stephens, Eds. , The Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century British Philosophers (1999), reviewed by Richard B. Sher, 23–24
  • Andrew Hook, From Goosecreek to Gandercleugh: Studies in Scottish–American Literary and Cultural History (1999), reviewed by Susan Manning, 24–25
  • William Zachs, The First John Murray and the Late Eighteenth-Century London Book Trade: with a Checklist of His Publications (1998), reviewed by Hugh Amory, 25–26
  • Walter Scott, Guy Mannering, ed., P.D. Garside (1999), Walter Scott, The Fair Maid of Perth, Eds. , A. D. Hook and Donald Mackenzie (1999), William B. Todd and Ann Bowden, Sir Walter Scott: A Bibliographical History 1796–1832 (1998), reviewed by Richard Maxwell, 26–27
  • Cary McIntosh, The Evolution of English Prose 1700–1800: Style, Politeness, and Print Culture (1998), reviewed by David Hill Radcliffe, 27–28
  • Carol McGuirk, ed., Critical Essays on Robert Burns (1998), reviewed by Thomas R. Preston, 28–29
  • Horst W. Drescher, ed., Literature and Literati: The Literary Correspondence and Notebooks of Henry Mackenzie, Volume 2: Notebooks 1763–1824 (1999), reviewed by Andrew Hook, 29
  • William Donaldson, The Highland Pipe and Scottish Society 1750–1950 (2000), reviewed by John W. Turner, 29–30
  • Rosalind Mitchison and Leah Leneman, Girls in Trouble: Sexuality and Social Control in Rural Scotland 1660–1780 (1998), Sin in the City: Sexuality and Social Control in Urban Scotland 1660–1780 (1998), reviewed by Emma Vincent Macleod, 30–31
  • Kenneth B. E. Roxburgh, Thomas Gillespie and the Origins of the Relief Church in 18th Century Scotland (1999), reviewed by Mark Knoll, 31–32
  • John Watts, Scalan: The Forbidden College, 1716–1799 (1999), reviewed by Clotilde Prunier, 32–33
  • P. J. M. Willems ed., Bibliotheca Fletcheriana, or the Extraordinary Library of Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun (1999), reviewed by John Robertson, 33
  • Francis Hutcheson, A System of Moral Philosophy (2000), reviewed by Richard B. Sher, 33
  • Jeremy Black, Eighteenth-Century Europe (1999), reviewed by Murray G.H. Pittock, 34
  • Edward G. Gray, New World Babel: Languages & Nations in Early America (1999), Knud Haakonssen ed., Adam Smith (1998), reviewed by Richard B. Sher

No. 15 (2001)

  • Christopher A. Whatley, Scottish Society, 1707–1830: Beyond Jacobitism, Towards Industrialization (2000), reviewed by Alastair J. Durie, 21–22
  • T. M. Devine, The Scottish Nation 1700–2000 (2000), reviewed by Michael Fry, 22
  • David Armitage, The Ideological Origins of the British Empire (2000), reviewed by Bruce P. Lenman, 23
  • Rosalind Mitchison, The Old Poor Law in Scotland: The Experience of Poverty, 1574–1845 (2000), reviewed by Marion Ralls, 23–24
  • R. A. Houston, Madness and Society in Eighteenth-Century Scotland (2000), reviewed by Clark Lawlor, 24–25
  • Peter Clark, British Clubs and Societies 1580–1800: The Origins of an Associational World (2000), reviewed by Roger L. Emerson, 25–26
  • Mark Salber Phillips, Society and Sentiment: Genres of Historical writing in Britain, 1740–1820 (2000), reviewed by Donald T. Siebert, 26–27
  • Raimund Ottow, Markt-Republik-Tugend. Probleme gesellschaftlicher Modernisierung im britschen politischen Denken 1670–1790 (1996), reviewed by Peter Schroder, 28
  • August Benz, die Moralphilosophie von Thomas Reid zwischen Tradition und Innovation (2000), reviewed by Willem Lemmens, 28–29
  • Maurizio Maione, Scienza, linguaggio, mente in Thomas Reid (2001), reviewed by Emanuele Levi Mortera, 29
  • James Fieser, ed., Scottish common Sense Philosophy: Sources and Origins (2000), reviewed by Paul Wood, 30
  • Donald W. Livingston, Philosophical Melancholy and Delirium: Hume’s Pathology of Philosophy (1998), reviewed by Allan Ingram, 30–31
  • Adam Potkay, The Passion for Happiness: Samuel Johnson and David Hume (2000), reviewed by John J. Burke, Jr., 31
  • Peter Martin, A Life of James Boswell (2000), reviewed by Greg Clingham, 32–33
  • Fiona Stafford, Starting Lines in Scottish, Irish and English Poetry: From Burns to Heaney (2000), reviewed by Hamish Mathison, 33
  • John Gilmore, The Fruits of empire: A Study of James Grainger’s The Sugar-Cane (2000), reviewed by Susan Manning, 33–35
  • Walter Scott, The Abbot; Anne of Geierstein: The Edinburgh Edition of the Waverly Novels (2000), reviewed by Ian Duncan
  • Judith Bailey Slagle ed., The Collected Letters of Joanna Baillie (1999), reviewed by Mary Catherine Moran, 36
  • The Culture of the Book in the Scottish Enlightenment. An Exhibition with Essays by Roger Emerson, Richard Sher, Stephen Brown, and Paul Wood (2000), reviewed by William Zachs, 37
  • L. Gordon Tait, The Piety of John Witherspoon: Pew, Pulpit, and Public Forum (2001), reviewed by Mark A. Knoll, 37–38
  • Eric Richards, The Highland Clearances: People, Landlords and Rural Turmoil (2000), Patrick Sellar and the Highland Clearances (1999); Robert Mathieson, The Survival of the Unfittest: the Highland Clearances and the End of Isolation (2000), reviewed by Anthony W. Parker, 39–40
  • John Stuart Shaw, The Political History of Eighteenth Century Scotland (1999); Paul Henderson Scott, The Boasted Advantages: The Consequences of the Union of 1707 (1999), reviewed by Eric G. Wehrli, Jr., 40–41
  • Brian D. Osborne, Braxfield: The Hanging Judge? The Life and Times of Lord Justice-Clerk Robert McQueen of Braxfield (1997), reviewed by Emma Vincent Macleod, 42
  • Robert J. Mayhew, Enlightenment Geography: The Political Languages of British Geography, 1650–1850 (2000); David N. Livingstone and Charles W. J. Withers, eds. Geography and Enlightenment (1999), reviewed by Richard B. Sher, 42–43
  • Biography Database 1680–1830 on CD-ROM (1995), reviewed by Richard B. Sher, 43–44

No. 16 (2002)

  • Janet Sorensen, The Grammar of Empire: Language and Cultural Identities in Eighteenth-Century Britain (2000), reviewed by Susan Manning, 21–22
  • Murray Pittock, Scottish Nationality (2001), reviewed by Leith Davis, 22–23
  • Franklin E. Court, The Scottish Connection: The Rise of English Literary Study in Early America (2001), reviewed by Andrew Hook, 23–24
  • Adam Sisman, Boswell’s Presumptuous Task (2000), reviewed by Marlies K. Danziger, 24–25
  • Walter Scott, The Monastery (2000), The Pirate (2001), Chronicles of the Canongate (2000), reviewed by Catherine Jones, 26
  • James Moore and Michael Silverthorne, eds. Natural Rights on the Threshold of the Scottish Enlightenment: The Writings of Gershom Carmichael (2002), reviewed by Mary Catherine Moran, 27–28
  • Anne Skoczylas, Mr. Simson’s Knotty Case: Divinity, Politics, and Due Process in Early Eighteenth-Century Scotland (2001), reviewed by Henry L. Fulton, 28–29
  • Isabel Rivers, Reason, Grace, and Sentiment: A Study of the Language of Religion and Ethics in England, 1660–1780. Volume II: Shaftesbury to Hume (2000), reviewed by Daniel Carey, 29–30
  • Jeffrey M. Suderman, Orthodoxy and Enlightenment: George Campbell in the Eighteenth Century (2001), reviewed by Douglas A. Sonheim, 30–31
  • George Campbell, Lectures, Sermons and Dissertations (2001), reviewed by Jeff Suderman, 31–32
  • Paul Wood ed., The Scottish Enlightenment: Essays in Reinterpretation (2000), reviewed by Aaron Garrett, 32–33
  • Richard Yeo, Encyclopaedic Visions: Scientific Dictionaries and Enlightenment Culture (2001), reviewed by Jeff Loveland, 33–34
  • George Davie, The Scotch Metaphysics: A Century of Enlightenment in Scotland (2001), reviewed by Gordon Graham, 34–35
  • Rupert Read and Kenneth A. Richman, eds., The New Hume Debate (2000), reviewed by Willem Lemmens, 35–36
  • Antonio Santucci ed., Filosofia e cultura nel Settecento britannico (2000), reviewed by Dario Castiglione, 36–37
  • Sergio Bucchi, James Mill filosofo radicale. Analisi della mente e scienza politica nell’Inghilterrra del primo Ottocento (2001), reviewed by Emanuele Levi Mortera, 37
  • Michael Fry, The Scottish Empire (2001); Martha McLaren, British India and British Scotland 1780–1830 (2001), reviewed by Bruce Lenman, 38–39
  • Ned Lansman, ed., Nation and Province in the First British Empire: Scotland and the Americas, 1600–1800 (2001), reviewed by Paul Tonks, 39–40
  • Nina Reid-Maroney, Philadelphia’s Enlightenment 1740–1800: Kingdom of Christ, Empire of Reason (2001), reviewed by Sara Stidstone Gronim, 40–41
  • Arthur Herman, How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The True Story of How western Europe’s Poorest Nation Created Our World & Everything in It (2001), reviewed by Michael Fry, 41–42
  • David Stevenson, The Beggar’s Benison: Sex Clubs of Enlightenment Scotland and Their Rituals (2001), reviewed by Corey Andrews, 42–43
  • Robin Nicholson, Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Making of a Myth: a Study in Portraiture, 1720–1892 (2001), reviewed by Deidre Dawson, 43–44
  • Charles E. Peterson, Constance M. Greiff, and Maria M. Thompson, Robert Smith: Architect, Builder, Patriot, 1722–1777 (2000), reviewed by Richard B. Sher, 45
  • Georges Louis Leclerc, Count de Buffon, Natural History: General and Particular (2000); William Smellie, The Philosophy of Natural History (2001), reviewed by Stephen W. Brown, 45–46
  • David Hume, Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects (2002), reviewed by Richard B. Sher, 46–47
  • David Allan, Scotland in the Eighteenth Century: Union and Enlightenment (2002); Alexander Broadie, The Scottish Enlightenment: The Historical Age of the Historical Nation (2001), reviewed by Richard B. Sher, 47–48

No. 17 (2003)

  • Andrew Mackillop, “More Fruitful than the Soil”: Army, Empire and the Scottish Highlands, 1715–1815 (2001), reviewed by Timothy R. Hanson, 17–18
  • Eric J. Graham, A Maritime History of Scotland 1650–1790 (2002), reviewed by Bruce P. Lenman, 18–19
  • Patrick Griffin, The People with No Name: Ireland’s Ulster Scots, America’s Scots Irish, and the Creation of a British Atlantic World, 1689–1764 (2001), reviewed by Ned Landsman, 19–20
  • Allan I. Macinnes, Marjory-Ann D. Harper, and Linda G. Fryer, eds., Scotland and the Americas, c. 1650–c. 1939: A Documentary Sourcebook (2002), reviewed by Henry L. Fulton, 20
  • Peter Pininski, The Stuart’s Last Secret: The Missing Heirs of Bonnie Prince Charlie (2002); Rebecca Wills, The Jacobites and Russia, 1715–1750 (2002), reviewed by Daniel Szechi, 20–22
  • Daniel Szechi, George Lockhart of Carnwath: A Study in Jacobtism (2002),reviewed by Robin Nicholson, 22
  • John L. Roberts, The Jacobite Wars: Scotland and the Military Campaigns of 1715 and 1745 (2002), reviewed by Trevor Royle, 23
  • Yvonne Galloway Brown and Rona Ferguson, eds. Twisted Sisters: Women, Crime and Deviance in Scotland since 1400 (2002), reviewed by Leigh Eicke, 24
  • Susan Manning, Fragments of Union: Making Connections in Scottish and American Writing (2002), reviewed by Gerard Carruthers, 24–25
  • Robert Crawford, ed., “Heaven-Taught Fergusson”: Robert Burns’s Favourite Scottish Poet (2003), reviewed by David Hill Radcliffe, 25
  • Hugh M. Milne, ed., Boswell’s Edinburgh Journals 1767–1786 (2001), reviewed by James J. Caudle, 26
  • Andrew Noble and Patrick Scott Hogg, The Canongate Burns: The Complete Poems and Songs of Robert Burns (2001), reviewed by Carol Mcguirk, 27–28
  • Jeffrey Skoblow, Dooble Tongue: Scots, Burns, Contradiction (2001); Liam McIlvanney, Burns the Radical: Poetry and Politics in Eighteenth-Century Scotland (2002), reviewed by Hamish Mathison, 29–30
  • Judith Bailey Slagle, Joanna Baillie: A Literary Life (2002), reviewed by Ian Duncan, 30
  • Bernard D. Frischer and Iain Gordon Brown, eds., with contributions by Patricia R. Andrew, John Dixon Hunt, and Martin Goalen, Allan Ramsay and the Search for Horace’s Villa, reviewed by Frank Cossa, 30–31
  • Charles W. J. Withers and Paul Wood, eds., Science and Medicine in the Scottish Enlightenment (2002), reviewed by David B. Wilson, 31–32
  • Francis Hutcheson, An Essay on the Nature and Conduct of the Passions and Affections, with Illustrations on the Moral Sense (2002), reviewed by Andrew Cunningham, 32–33
  • Thomas Reid, Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man (2002), reviewed by M. A. Stewart, 33–34
  • Paul Wood, ed. The Correspondence of Thomas Reid (2002), reviewed by Richard B. Sher, 34–35
  • John Haldane, The American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly (2000), reviewed by Rebecca Copenhaver, 35–36
  • Kenneth E. Carpenter, The Dissemination of the Wealth of Nations in French and in France, 1776–1843 (2002), reviewed by Deidre Dawson, 36–37
  • David Hume, Essais moraux, politiques et litteraires, et autres essays (2001), reviewed by L. L. Bongie, 37–38
  • Mark G. Spencer, ed., Hume’s Reception in Early America (2002), reviewed by Susan Manning, 38–40
  • Heiner F. Klemme, ed., Reception of the Scottish Enlightenment in Germany: Six Significant Translations, 1755–1782 (2000), reviewed by Geoff Parker, 40–41

No. 18 (2004)

  • Alexander Broadie, ed., The Cambridge Companion to the Scottish Enlightenment (2003), reviewed by Christopher J. Finlay, 11–12
  • James Buchan, Crowded With Genius: The Scottish Enlightenment: Edinburgh’s Moment of the Mind (2003), reviewed by Andrew Hook, 12–13
  • Mary Cosh, Edinburgh: The Golden Age (2003), reviewed by Anthony Lewis, 13–14
  • Deidre Dawson and Pierre Morere, eds., Scotland and France in the Enlightenment (2004), reviewed by John Dwyer, 14–16
  • Norbert Waszek, L’Ecosse des Lumieres: Hume, Smith, Ferguson (2003), reviewed by Natalie Bayer, 16
  • Tatsuya Sakamoto and Hideo Tanaka, eds., The Rise of Political Economy in the Scottish Enlightenment (2003), reviewed by Lauren Brubaker, 16–17
  • Michael Brown, Francis Hutcheson in Dublin, 1719–1730: The Crucible of his Thought (2002), reviewed by M. A. Stewart, 17–19
  • George Turnbull, Observation upon Liberal Education (2003), reviewed by Thomas D. Kennedy, 19
  • David Fordyce, Elements of Moral Philosophy, in Three Books with a Brief Account of the Nature, Progress, and Origin of Philosophy (2003), reviewed by B. Barnett Cochran, 19–20
  • Peter Millican, ed., Reading Hume on Human Understanding: Essays on the First Enquiry (2002), reviewed by John P. Wright, 20
  • Gordon Macintyre, Dugald Stewart: The Pride and Ornament of Scotland (2003), reviewed by Michael Brown, 21–22
  • L. Gordon Tait, ed., The Works of the Rev. John Witherspoon (2003), reviewed by Roger J. Fechner, 22–23
  • Clare Jackson, Restoration Scotland, 1660–1690: Royalist Politics, Religion and Ideas (2003), reviewed by Roger L. Emerson, 23
  • David George Mullan, ed., Women’s Life in Early Modern Scotland: Writing the Evangelical Self, c.1670–c.1730 (2003), reviewed by Gordon DesBrisay, 23–24
  • Leah Leneman, Promises, Promises: Marriage Litigation in Scotland, 1698–1830 (2003), reviewed by Gordon DesBrisay, 24–25
  • David Dobson, Scots–Dutch Links in Europe and America 1575–1825 (2004), reviewed by Esther Mijers, 25–26
  • Doron Zimmerman, The Jacobite Movement in Scotland and in Exile, 1746–1759 (2003), reviewed by Margaret Sankey, 26
  • Eric Richards, Britannia’s Children: Emigration from England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales since 1600 (2004), reviewed by Alex Murdoch, 27
  • James Robertson, The Fanatic (2000); Joseph Knight (2003), reviewed by Andrew Hook, 27–29
  • Jeremy Lewis, Tobias Smollett (2003), reviewed by William Gibson, 29–30
  • Tobias Smollett, The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves (2002); The Adventures of Telemachus, the Son of Ulysses (1997); The History and Adventures of the Renowned Don Quixote (2003), reviewed by Sharon Alker, 30–31
  • Dafydd Moore, Enlightenment and Romance in James Macpherson’s The Poems of Ossian: Myth Genre and Cultural Change (2003), reviewed by Mel Kersey, 31–32
  • Nick Groom, The Forger’s Shadow: How Forgery Changed the Course of Literature (2003), reviewed by Dafydd Moore, 32–33
  • Wolf Gerhard Schmidt, “Homer des Nordens” und “Mutter der Romantik”: James Macpherson’s Ossian und seine Rezeption in der deutschen Literaratur (2003), reviewed by Howard Gaskill, 33–34
  • Catherine Jones, Literary Memory: Scott’s Waverley novels and the Psychology of Narrative (2003), reviewed by William Zachs, 34–35
  • Iain G. Brown, ed., Abbotsford and Sir Walter Scott: The Image and the Influence (2003), reviewed by Stephen W. Brown, 35–36
  • Paul Henderson Scott, Scotland Resurgent: Comments on the Cultural and Political Revival of Scotland (2003); The Saltoun Papers: Reflections on Andrew Fletcher (2003), reviewed by Richard B. Sher, 36–37

No. 19 (2005)

  • Francis Hutcheson, An Inquiry into the Original of Our Ideas of Beauty and Virtue (2004), reviewed by Daniel Carey, 17–18
  • Joseph Houston, ed., Thomas Reid: Context, Influence, Significance (2004), reviewed by Paul Wood, 18–19
  • Samuel Fleischacker, On Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations: A Philosophical Companion (2004), reviewed by Vivienne Brown, 19–20
  • Vivienne Brown, ed., The Adam Smith Review (2004), reviewed by Eugene Heath, 20–21
  • Adam Smith, Selected Philosophical Writings; James Beattie, Selected Philosophical Writings; Jonathan Friday, ed., Art and Enlightenment: Scottish Aesthetics in the 18th Century; Gordon Graham, ed., Scottish Philosophy: Selected Writings 1690–1960 (2004), reviewed by Maureen Harkin, 21–22
  • Roger J. Robinson, ed., The Correspondence of James Beattie (2004), reviewed by Nigel Aston, 22–23
  • David R. Boswell, ed., My Very Dearest Sweet Heart, or, Boswell before Boswell: Letters of Lady Elizabeth Boswell (1704 to 1711, and 1733) (2003), reviewed by Mary Catherine Moran, 23–24
  • Suzanne Kord, Women Peasant Poets in Eighteenth-Century England, Scotland, and Germany (2003); Dorothy McMillan, ed., Scottish Women’s Writing (2003), reviewed by Richard B. Sher, 24
  • J. Walter McGinty, Robert Burns and Religion (2003), reviewed by Hamish Mathison, 25
  • Corey Andrews, Literary Nationalism in Eighteenth-Century Scottish Club Poetry (2004), reviewed by Paul Henderson Scott, 25–26
  • Howard Gaskill, ed., The Reception of Ossian in Europe (2004), reviewed by Mel Kersey, 26–27
  • Leith Davis, Ian Duncan, and Janet Sorenson, eds., Scotland and the Borders of Romanticism (2004), reviewed by Fiona Stafford, 27–28
  • Clare O’Halloran, Golden Ages and Barbarous Nations: Antiquarian Debate and Cultural Politics in Ireland, c.1750–1800 (2004), reviewed by David Radcliffe, 28–29
  • Clotilde Prunier, Anti-Catholic Strategies in Eighteenth-Century Scotland (2004), reviewed by Bernard Aspinwall, 29–30
  • Lee Holcombe, Ancient Animosity: The Appin Murder and the End of the Scottish Rebellion (2004), reviewed by Zachary Narrett, 30–31
  • Norman Scarfe, To the highlands in1786: The Inquisitive Journey of a Young French Aristocrat (2001), reviewed by Katherine Haldane, 31–32
  • David I. Harvie, Limeys: The True Story of One Man’s War against Ignorance, the Establishment, and the Deadly Scurvy (2002), reviewed by Anita Guerrini, 32–33

No. 20 (2006)

  • Mark G. Spencer, David Hume and Eighteenth-Century America (2005), reviewed by Roger J. Fechner, 21–22
  • Jeffrey H. Morrison, John Witherspoon and the Founding of the American Republic (2005), reviewed by Roger J. Fechner, 22–23
  • Vincenzo Merolle, The Manuscripts of Adam Ferguson (2006), reviewed by Craig Smith, 23–24
  • Alexander Broadie, ed., Thomas Reid on Logic, Rhetoric and the Fine Arts: Papers on the Culture of the Mind (2004), reviewed by Peter Kivy, 24
  • George Turnbull, The Principles of Moral and Christian Philosophy (2005), reviewed by John P. Wright, 24–25
  • John Millar, The Origin of the Distinction of Ranks (2006), reviewed by Pamela Edwards, 25–26
  • Henry Home, Lord Kames, Elements of Criticism (2005), ed. Peter Jones; Henry Home, Lord Kames, Essays on the Principles of Morality and Natural Religion (2005), ed. Mary Catherine Moran, reviewed by Maureen Harkin, 26–27
  • Gauti Kristmannsson, Literary Diplomacy: The Role of Translation in the Constitution of National Literatures in Britain and Germany 1750–1830 (2005), reviewed by David Radcliffe, 27–28
  • Henry Mackenzie, The Man of Feeling (2005), ed. Maureen Harkin, reviewed by John Dwyer, 28
  • Ronan Deazly, On the Origin of the Right to Copy: Charting the Movement of Copyright Law in Eighteenth-Century Britain (1695–1775) (2004), reviewed by Adam Budd, 28–29
  • Julian Meldon D’Arcy, Subversive Scott: The Waverley Novels and Scottish Nationalism (2005); Caroline McCracken-Flesher, Possible Scotlands: Walter Scott and the Story of Tomorrow (2005), reviewed by Evan Gottlieb, 29–31
  • Christian Isobel Johnstone, Clan-Albin: A National Tale (2003), ed. Andrew Monnickendam, reviewed by Juliet Shields, 31
  • Richard Hills, James Watt, volume 1: His time in Scotland 1736–1774 (2002); Ben Marsden, Watt’s Perfect Engine: Steam and the Age of Invention (2002), reviewed by Lissa Roberts, 32–33
  • Wendy Moore, The Knife Man: The Extraordinary Life and Times of John Hunter, Father of Modern Surgery (2005), reviewed by Lisa Rosner, 33
  • Reginald Passmore, Fellows of Edinburgh’s College of Physicians during the Scottish Enlightenment (2001), reviewed by Malcolm Nicolson, 33–34
  • Ulrich Trohler, “To Improve the Evidence of Medicine”: The 18th Century British Origins of a Critical Approach (2000), reviewed by Malcolm Nicolson, 34–35
  • Helen M. Dingwall, A Famous and Flourishing Society: The History of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1505–2005 (2005), reviewed by Sandra Moss, M.D, 35–36
  • Jenny Wormald, ed., Scotland: A History (2005), reviewed by Michael Lister, 36–37
  • Hector MacMillan, Handful of Rogues: Thomas Muir’s Enemies of the People (2005), reviewed by Mark C. Wallace, 37–38
  • Katherine Haldane Grenier, Tourism and Identity in Scotland 1770–1914: Creating Caledonia (2005), reviewed by Jane Rendall, 38–39

No. 21 (2007)

  • Christopher A. Whatley with Derek J. Patrick, The Scots and the Union (2006); Michael Fry, The Union: England, Scotland and the Treaty of 1707 (2006), reviewed by Karin Bowie, 14–15
  • T. C. Smout, ed., Anglo-Scottish Relations from 1603 to 1900 (2005), reviewed by Stana Nenadic, 15–16
  • Daniel Szechi, 1715: The Great Jacobite Rebellion (2006); Margaret Sankey, Jacobite Prisoners of the 1715 Rebellion: Preventing and Punishing Insurrection in Early Hanoverian Britain (2005), reviewed by Karl W. Schweizer, 16–18
  • Steve Murdoch, Network North: Scottish Kin, Commercial and Covert Associations in Northern Europe, 1603–1746 (2006); Alexia Grosjean and Steve Murdoch, eds., Scottish Communities Abroad in the Early Modern Period (2005); Angela McCarthy, ed., A Global Clan: Scottish Migrant Networks and Identities since the Eighteenth Century (2006), reviewed by Philipp Robinson Rössner, 19–21
  • T. M. Devine, The Transformation of Rural Scotland: Social Change and the Agrarian Economy 1660–1815 (1999); T. M. Devine, Clearance and Improvement: Land, Power and People in Scotland 1700–1900 (2006), reviewed by Brian D. Bonnyman, 21–22
  • Bob Harris, ed., Scotland in the Age of the French Revolution (2005); James Mackintosh, Vindiciae Gallicae and Other Writings on the French Revolution (2006), ed. Donald Winch, reviewed by Val Honeyman, 22–23
  • Eric J. Graham, Seawolves, Pirates and the Scots (2005); Sue Mowat and Eric Graham, High Court of Admiralty, Scotland, Records 1727–1750, (nd); Tom Barclay and Eric Graham, The Early Transatlantic Trade of Ayr, 1640–1730 (2005), reviewed by Christopher A. Whaley, 23–24
  • Douglas J. Hamilton, Scotland, the Carribean, and the Atlantic World, 1750–1820 (2005), reviewed by Natalie Zacek, 25
  • Iain Whyte, Scotland and the Abolition of Black Slavery 1756–1838 (2006), reviewed by Eric J. Graham, 25–26
  • Douglas Skelton, Indian Peter: The Extraordinary Life and Adventures of Peter Williamson (2004/5); Troy Bickham, Savages within the Empire: Representations of American Indians in Eighteenth-Century Britain (2005), reviewed by Edward G. Gray, 26–27
  • Alan Gibson, Interpreting the Founding: Guide to Enduring Debates over the Origins and Foundations of the American Republic (2006), reviewed by Mark G. Spencer, 27–28
  • James Buchan, The Authentic Adam Smith: His Life and Ideas (2006); Gavin Kennedy, Adam Smith’s Lost Legacy (2005), reviewed by Ryan Patrick Hanley, 28–30
  • Lisa Hill, The Passionate Society: The Social, Political and Moral Philosophy of Adam Ferguson (2006); Ronald Hamowy, The Political Sociology of Freedom: Adam Ferguson and F. A. Hayek (2005); David Allan, Adam Ferguson (2006), reviewed by Michael Kugler, 30–31
  • David Hume, An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding (2006), ed. Tom L. Beauchamp; David Hume, An Enquiry concerning the Principles of Morals (2006), ed. Tom L. Beauchamp, reviewed by O M Brack, Jr., 31–32
  • Daniel Carey, Locke, Shaftesbury, and Hutcheson: Contesting Diversity in the Enlightenment and Beyond (2006), reviewed by Aaron Garrett, 33
  • Colin A. McLaren, Aberdeen Students, 1600–1860 (2005), trans. Morton A. E. Gauld and tables by Rachel Hart, reviewed by Paul Wood, 33–34
  • Richard B. Sher, The Enlightenment and the Book: Scottish Authors and Their Publishers in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Ireland, and America (2006), reviewed by James E. May, 34–36
  • The General Correspondence of James Boswell, 1757–1763, ed. David Hankins and James J. Caudle, reviewed by John B. Radner, 36–38
  • James Boswell, An Account of Corsica, The Journal of a Tour to That Island, and Memoirs of Pascal Paoli (2006), ed. James T. Boulton and T. O. McLoughlin, reviewed by Marie-Jeanne Colombani, 38–39
  • Arnold E. Burkart, Songs and Tunes from the Scottish Enlightenment (2005), reviewed by John W. Turner, 39
  • Richard L. Hills, James Watt, Volume 2: The Years of Toil, 1775–1785 (2005); Richard L. Hills, James Watt, Volume 3: Triumph through Adversity, 1785–1819 (2006), reviewed by Lissa Roberts, 39–40
  • Deborah A. Symonds, Notorious Murders, Black Lanterns, and Moveable Goods (2006), reviewed by Lisa Rosner, 41
  • Elizabeth Ewan, Sue Innes, Siân Reynolds, and Rose Pipes, eds., The Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women (2006), reviewed by Iain C. Hutchison, 41–42
  • Matthew Wickman, The Ruins of Experience: Scotland’s “Romantick” Highlands and the Birth of the Modern Witness (2007), reviewed by Evan Gottlieb, 42–43
  • Susan Manning, Ian Brown, Thomas Owen Clancy, and Murray Pittock, eds., The Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature. Volume Two: Enlightenment, Britain and Empire (1707–1918) (2007); Susan Manning and Peter France, eds., Enlightenment and Emancipation (2006), reviewed by Richard B. Sher, 43–44

No. 22 (2008)

  • Carl Wennerlind and Margaret Schabas, eds., David Hume’s Political Economy (2008); Neil McArthur, David Hume’s Political Theory: Law, Commerce, and the Constitution of Government (2007); Christopher J. Finlay, Hume’s Social Philosophy: Human Nature and Commercial Sociability in A Treatise of Human Nature (2007), reviewed by Craig Smith, 17–19
  • Mark Goldie and Robert Wokler, eds., The Cambridge History of Eighteenth-Century Political Thought (2006); Knud Haakonssen, ed., The Cambridge History of Eighteenth-Century Philosophy (2006); Emilio Mazza and Emanuele Ronchetti, eds., New Essays on David Hume (2007), reviewed by Colin Heydt, 19–21
  • David Hume, A Treatise of Human Nature: A Critical Edition (2007), ed. David Fate Norton and Mary J. Norton, reviewed by James Fieser, 21–22
  • Francis Hutcheson, Logic, Metaphysics, and the National Sociability of Mankind (2006), ed. James Moore and Michael Silverthorne; Francis Hutcheson, Philosophiae Moralis Institutio Compendiaria, with A Short Introduction to Moral Philosophy (2006), ed. Luigi Turco, reviewed by Heiner J. Klemme, 22–23
  • Eugene Heath, ed., Adam Ferguson: Selected Philosophical Writings (2007); Emanuele Levi Mortera, ed., Dugald Stewart: Selected Philosophical Writings (2007); Shinichi Nagao, ed., Politics and Society in Scottish Thought (2007); David Fergusson, ed., Scottish Philosophical Theology 1700–2000 (2007), reviewed by Thomas D. Kennedy, 24–25
  • The Correspondence of Dr William Hunter 1740–1783 (2008), ed. C. Helen Brock, reviewed by Paul Wood, 25–26
  • Guenter B. Risse, New Medical Challenges during the Scottish Enlightenment (2005), reviewed by Peter McCandless, 26–27
  • Collected Works of James Wilson (2007), ed. Kermit L. Hall and Mark David Hall, reviewed by John Dixon, 27–28
  • Jose R. Torre, The Political Economy of Sentiment: Paper Credit and the Scottish Enlightenment in Early Republic Boston, 1780–1820 (2007), reviewed by John Dixon, 28–29
  • Lucille H. Campey, “A Very Fine Class of Immigrants”: Prince Edward Island’s Scottish Pioneers, 1770–1850 (2001/07); Lucille H. Campey, After the Hector: The Scottish Pioneers of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, 1773–1852 (2004); Lucille H. Campey, Les Êcossais: The Pioneer Scots of Lower Canada, 1763–1855 (2006); Lucille H. Campey, The Scottish Pioneers of Upper Canada, 1784–1855: Glengarry and Beyond (2005), reviewed by Joshua D. MacFadyen, 29–30
  • Karin Bowie, Scottish Public Opinion and the Anglo-Scottish Union, 1699–1707 (2007), reviewed by Hisashi Kuboyama, 30–31
  • Douglas Watt, The Price of Scotland: Darien, Union and the Wealth of Nations (2007), reviewed by Bruce P. Lenman, 31–32
  • Evan Gottlieb, Feeling British: Sympathy and National Identity in Scottish and English Writing, 1707–1832 (2007), reviewed by Leith Davis, 32–33
  • Steven Newman, Ballad Collection, Lyric, and the Canon: The Call of the Popular from the Restoration to the New Criticism (2007), reviewed by Carol McGuirk, 33–35
  • O. M. Brack, Jr., Tobias Smollett, Scotland’s First Novelist: New Essays in Memory of Paul-Gabriel Boucé (2007); William L. Gibson, Art and Money in the Writings of Tobias Smollett (2007), reviewed by Ken Simpson, 35–36
  • Murray Pittock, Scottish and Irish Romanticism (2008), reviewed by Fiona Stafford, 37
  • David Duff and Catherine Jones, eds., Scotland, Ireland, and the Romantic Aesthetic (2007), reviewed by Matthew Wickman, 37–38
  • Arthur E. Walzer, George Campbell: Rhetoric in the Age of Enlightenment (2003); Stephen J. McKenna, Adam Smith: The Rhetoric of Propriety (2006), reviewed by Gary Hatch, 38–39
  • Gerard Carruthers, Robert Burns (2006); Murray Pittock, James Boswell (2007), reviewed by Richard B. Sher, 39–40

No.23 (2009)

  • Larissa P. Watkins, Burnsiana: A Bibliography of the William R. Smith Collection in the Library of the Supreme Council, 33, S.J, (2008), reviewed by Corey E. Andrews, 14-16
  • Sandro Jung, David Mallet, Anglo-Scot: Poetry, Patronage, and Politics in the Age of Union, (2008),reviewed by Adam Budd, 16-17
  • Lyle Larsen, ed., James Boswell: As His Contemporaries Saw Him (2008), reviewed by James J. Caudle, 17-18
  • Matthew Gelbart, The Invention of “Folk Music” and “Art Music”: Emerging Categories from Ossian to Wagner, (2007), reviewed by William Donaldson, 18-19
  • Ian Duncan, Scott’s Shadow: The Novel in Romantic Edinburgh, (2007), reviewed by Fiona Stafford, 19-20
  • Sir Walter Scott, Reliquiae Trotcosienses, or The Gabions of the Late Jonathan Oldbuck Esq. of Monkbarns, Ed. Gerrard Carruthers and Alison Lumsden, Intro. David Hewitt, (2004), reviewed by Susan Manning, 20-22
  • Walter Scott, The Shorter Fiction, Ed. Graham Tulloch and Judy King, (2009) reviewed by Catherine Jones, 22-23
  • Kenneth Mc Neil, Scotland, Britain, Empire: Writing the Highlands, 1760-1860, (2007) reviewed by Katherine Haldane Grenier, 23-24
  • Margaret Connell Szasz, Scottish Highlanders and Native Americans: Indigenous Education in the Eighteen Century Atlantic World, (2007), reviewed by Bruce P. Lenman, 24-25
  • Susan Manning and Francis D. Cogliano, eds., The Atlantic Enlightenment, (2008), reviewed by Mark W. Bailey, 25-26
  • Andrew Hook, Scotland and America: A Study of cultural Relations, 1750-1835. 2nd ed., (2008), reviewed by Robert Crawford, 26-27
  • Elaine G. Breslaw, Dr. Alexander Hamilton and Provincial America: Expanding the Orbit of Scottish Culture, (2008), reviewed by Amanda Epperson, 27-28
  • Allan I. Macinnes, Union and Empire: The Making of the United Kingdom in 1707, (2007), reviewed by Derek J. Patrick, 28-29
  • George K. Mcgilvary, East India Patronage and the British State: the Scottish Elite and Politics in the Eighteen Century, (2008), reviewed by Minakshi Menon, 29
  • Roger L. Emerson, Academic Patronage in the Scottish Enlightenment: Glasgow, Edinburgh and St. Andrews Universities, (2008), reviewed by Edward G. Andrew, 29-31
  • Matthew D. Eddy, The Language of Mineralogy; John Walker, Chemistry and the Edinburg Medical School, 1750-1800, (2008), reviewed by Charles W. J. Withers, 31-32
  • Johann Gottlieb Heineccius, A Methodical System of universal Law, with Supplements and a Discourse by George Turnbull, (2008), reviewed by Thomas D. Kennedy, 32-33
  • Francis Hutcheson, An inquiry into the Original of Our Ideas of Beauty and Virtue, 2nd ed., (2008), reviewed by James A. Harris, 33
  • Maria Isabel Wences Simon, Sociedad civil y virtud civica en Adam Ferguson, (2006), reviewed by Eugene Heath, 33-35
  • Eugene Heath and Vincenzo Merolle, eds., Adam Ferguson: Philosophy, Politics and Society, (2009), reviewed by Ronald Hamowy, 35-36
  • D. Bell, Edinburgh Old Town: The Forgotten Nature of an Urban Form, (2008), reviewed by Anthony Lewis, 36-37
  • Rosemary Gibson, The Scottish Countryside: Its Changing Face, 1700-200, (2007), reviewed by Brian D. Bonnyman, 37-38
  • Anne-Marie Kilday, Women and Violent Crime in Enlightenment Scotland, (2007), reviewed by Ruth Perry, 39-40
  • Bob Harris, The Scottish People and the French Revolution, (2008), reviewed by Eric G. Wehrli Jr., 40

No.24 (2010)

  • Jack Lynch, Deception and Detection in Eighteenth-Century Britain, (2008), reviewed by Gauti Kristmannsson, 13-16
  • John Robertson, The Case for the Enlightenment: Scotland and Naples 1680-1760, (2005), reviewed by James Moore, 17-19
  • Colin Kidd, Union and Unionism: Political Thought in Scotland, 1500-2000, (2008), reviewed by Emma Macleaod, 19-20
  • Henry Home, Lord Kames, Sketches of the History of Man, 3 vols., Intro by James A. Harris. Natural Law and Enlightenment Classics, (2007), reviewed by Jane Rendall,20-21
  • Roger L. Emerson, Essays on David Hume, Medical Men and the Scottish Enlightenment: ‘Industry, Knowledge and Humanity’, (2009) reviewed by Cristina Paoletti, 21-22
  • David B. Wilson, Seeking Nature’s Logic: Natural Philosophy in the Scottish Enlightenment, (2009), reviewed by Anita Guerrini, 22-23
  • Tim Robinson, William Roxburgh: The Founding Father of Indian Botany, (2008), reviewed by Minakshi Menon, 23-24
  • Ryan Hanley, Adam Smith and the Character of Virtue,(2009), reviewed by Denis Drosos, 24-25
  • Stan Nenadic, ed., Scots in London in the Eighteenth Century, (2010), reviewed by Ingrid Gregg, 25-26
  • Colin G. Calloway, White People, Indians, and Highlanders: Tribal Peoples and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America, (2008), reviewed by Matthew Dziennik, 26-27
  • Martin Rackwitz, Travels to Terra Incognita: The Scottish Highlands and Hebridesin Early Modern Travellers’ Accounts c. 1600-1800, (2007), reviewed by Katherine Haldane, 27-29
  • Stana Nenadic, Lairdsand Luxury : The Highland Gentry in Eighteen- Century Scotland, (2007), reviewed by Brian D. Bonnyman, 29-30
  • Philipp Robinson Rossner, Scottish Tradewith German Ports 1700-1770, (2008), reviewed by Karl W. Schweizer, 30-31
  • Paul Monod, Murray Pittock, and Daniel Szechi eds., Loyalty and Identity: Jacobites at Home and Abroad, (2010), reviewed by Beverly Schneller, 31-32
  • Jonathan Lamb, The Evolution of Sympathy in the Long Eighteenth Century, (2009), reviewed by DanielCarey, 32-34
  • Penny Fielding, Scotland and the Fictions of Geography: North Britain, 1760-1830, (2008), reviewed by Evan Gottlieb, 34
  • Frank A. Kafker and Jeff Loveland, The Early Britannica: The Growth of an Outstanding Encyclopedia, (2009), reviewed by Stephen W. Brown, 35-36
  • John Howard Smith, The Perfect Rule of the Christian Religion: A History of Sandemanianism in the Eighteenth Century, (2009), reviewed by Federick V. Mills, Sr., 36
  • John G. Reid, with contributions by Emerson W. Baker, Essays on Northeastern North America: Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, (2008), reviewed by Amanda Epperson, 36-37
  • Sharon Alker and Holly Faith Nelson, James Hogg and the Literary Marketplace: Scottish Romanticism and the Working-Class Author, (2009), reviewed by Jeff Strabone, 37-38
  • Barton Swaim, Scottish Men of Letters and the New Public Sphere, 1802-1834, (2009), reviewed by Ian Duncan, 39

No.25 (Spring 2011)

  • Alison Lumsden, Walter Scott and the Limits of Language, (2010), reviewed by Evan Gottlieb, 16-18
  • Fiona Stafford, Local Attachments: The Province of Poetry, (2010), reviewed by Gerard Carruthers, 18-19
  • Pam Perskins, Women Writers and the Edinburgh Enlightenment, (2010), reviewed by JoEllen DeLucia, 19-20
  • Elizabeth Hamilton, The Cottagers of Glenburnie and Other Educational Writings, (2010), reviewed by Rivka Swenson, 20
  • Erik Simpson, Literary Minstrelsy, 1770-1830: Minstrels and Improvisers in British, Irish, and American Literature, (2008), reviewed by Karen E. McAulay, 20-21
  • Alex Benchimol, Intellectual Politics and Cultural Conflict in the Romantic Period: Scottish Whigs, English Radicals and the Making of the British Public Sphere, (2010), reviewed by Murray Pittock, 21-22
  • James Boswell, London Journal1762-1763, (2010), reviewed by Kenneth Simpson, 22-24
  • James Boswell: The Journal of his German and Swiss Travels, 1764, reviewed by Cecil Patrick Courtney, 24-26
  • Juliet Shields, Sentimental Literature and Anglo- Scottish Identity, 1745-1820, (2010), reviewed by Andrew Hook, 25-26
  • John Home’s Douglas: A Tragedy. With Contemporary Commentaries, (2010), reviewed by Susan Manning, 26-28
  • Robert Crawford and Christopher MacLachlan, The Best Laid Schemes: Selected Poetry and Prose of Robert Burns, (2009), reviewed by Pauline Anne Mackay, 28
  • Eric J. Graham, Burns and the sugar Plantocracy, (2009), reviewed by Stephen Mullen, 28-29
  • James Livesey, Civil Society and Empire: Ireland and Scotland in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World, (2009), reviewed by Paul Tonks, 29-30
  • Silvia Sebastini, I limiti del progresso. Razza e genere nell’Illuminismo scozzese, (2008), reviewed by Thomas Ahnert, 30-31
  • Annette Meyer, Von der Wahrheit zur WahrschenlichkeitDie Wissenschaft vom Menschen in der schottischen und deutchen Aufklarung, (2008), reviewed by John van der Zande, 31-32
  • Alexander Murdoch, Scotland and America, c.1600-c.1800, (2010), reviewed by Martin Clagett, 32-33
  • Jeffrey Stephen, Scottish Presbyterians and the Act of Union 1707, (2007), reviewed by Ned Landsman, 33-34
  • Andrew Henderson, The Life of William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, (2010), reviewed by Karl W. Schweizer, 34-36
  • Elizabeth Foyster and Christopher A. Whatley, A History of Everyday Life in Scotland, 1600 to 1800, (2010), reviewed by Alexander Murdoch, 36-37
  • David Philip Miller, James Watt, Chemist: Understanding the Origins of the Steam Age, (2009), reviewed by 37-38
  • Alexander Broadie, A History of Scottish Philosophy, (2009), reviewed by Craig Smith, 38-39
  • Robert Zaretsky and John F. Scott, The Philosophers’ Quarrel: Rousseau, Hume. And the Limits of the human Understanding, (2009), reviewed by Esther Mijers, 39-40
  • Vivienne Brown and Samuel Fleischacker, The Philosophy of Adam Smith: Essay Commemorating the 250th Anniversary of The Theory of Moral Sentiments, (2010), reviewed by Jack Russell Weinstein, 40-41
  • Ian S. Ross, The Life of Adam Smith, 2nd ed., (2010), reviewed by Ryan Patrick Hanley, 41-42
  • The G. Ross Roy Collection of Robert Burns. An Illustrated Catalogue, (2009), reviewed by William Zachs, 42-44
  • Iain Gordon Brown, Rax Me That Buik, Highlights from the Collections of the National Library of Scotland, (2010), reviewed by Richard B. Sher, 44

No. 26 Spring 2012

  • Emma Rothschild, The Inner Life of Empires: An Eighteenth- Century History, (2011), reviewed by Nigel Leask, 16-17
  • Daniel Carey and Christopher J. Finlay, Casualties of Credit: The English Financial Revolution in Britain, Ireland and America, 1688-1815, (2011), reviewed by James A. Harris, 17-18
  • R.A. Houston, Punishing the Dead? Suicide, Lordship, and Community in Britain, 1500-1830, (2010), reviewed by Anita Guerrini, 18-19
  • Thomas Ahnert and Susan Manning, Character, Self, and Sociability in the Scottish Enlightenment, (2011), reviewed by Nigel Leask, 20-21
  • Katharine Glover, Elite Women and Polite Society in Eighteenth-Century Scotland, (2011), reviewed by JoEllen DeLucia, 21-22
  • Jonathan M. Yeager, Enlightened Evangelicalism: The Life and Thought of John Erskine, (2011), reviewed by William R. Smith, 22-23
  • Mark R. M. Towsey, Reading the Scottish Enlightenment: Books and Their Readers in Provincial Scotland, 1750-1820, (2010), reviewed by Matthew Daniel Eddy, 23-24
  • Adam Budd, John Armstrong’s The Art of Preserving Health: Eighteenth-Century Sensibility in Practice, (2011), reviewed by David E. Shuttleton, 24-25
  • David Sergeant and Fiona Stafford, Burns and Other Poets, (2012), reviewed by Corey E. Andrews, 25-27
  • Nigel Leask, Robert Burns and Pastoral : Poetry and Improvement in Late Eighteenth- Century Scotland, (2010), reviewed by Carol McGuirk, 27-28
  • Tobias Smollett, The Adventures of Roderick Random, (2012), reviewed by Evan Gottlieb, 28-29
  • Blind Ossian’s Fingal: Fragments and Controversy, (2011), reviewed by Karen E. McAulay, 30
  • Jennifer Orr, The Correspondence of Samuel Thomson (1766-1816), (2012), reviewed by Frank Ferguson, 31-32
  • Francis Jeffrey’s American Journal: New York to Washington 1813, (2011), reviewed by Susan Manning, 32-33
  • Olivier Bruneau, Colin Maclaurin: L’Obstination mathematicienne d’un Newtonien, (2011), reviewed by Jeff Loveland, 33-34
  • Marc Andre Bernier and Deidre Dawson, Les Letters sur la sympathie (1798) de Sophie de Grouchy: philosophie morale et reforme sociale. (2010), reviewed by Kathleen Hardesty Doig,
  • History of European Ideas, (2012), reviewed by Cairns Craig, 35-36