By Graeme Morton, Trevor Griffiths
The authors discover the political, non secular, and highbrow personality of Scottish existence, during which the intense impinged at the traditional.
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Extra resources for A History of Everyday Life in Scotland, 1800-1900
SOURCES By the nineteenth century, the sources – particularly archival material – which can be drawn on to construct a picture of the countryside, country life and land management become richer, more detailed and more widespread. Estate records become voluminous, providing extensive records of the minutiae of estate organisation and management. However, there is no doubt that they principally and inevitably depict a one-sided view of society: that of the landowners. There exists in the documentary evidence little detail regarding the tenantry’s opinions and preoccupations, and even less on the subordinate cottars and servants.
To enclose their lands’. 21 However, the ‘winds of improvement’ were already beginning to blow through Nairnshire, driving forward both the desire and the ability to make everything and everyone more productive. This resulted in a profound change of attitude towards pieces of land such as peat mosses; previously well regulated and valuable natural resources, they were now regarded as ‘waste’, with all the connotations of unproductiveness and squandering of a resource associated with the word.
These organisations, Morton contends, were formed in an image of Scotland as a Christian nation, where religion pervaded almost all aspects of personal daily life through patterns of speech, in thoughts and prayers over even the smallest matters, and in motivations of guilt, salvation and the beneﬁts of Providence. In the identity claims of associational culture, there was emphasis on morality, piety and self-help as ideals underpinned by formal and informal religious observance. In part a reaction to the signs of secularisation, in part a means of social discipline, it was adjudged a Christian duty to intervene in the lives of the poorest.