Professor Marjory Harper

Professor Marjory Harper

Chair in History

Professor Marjory Harper
Professor Marjory Harper

Contact Details

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The University of Aberdeen School of Divinity, History and Philosophy
Crombie Annexe
Meston Walk
King's College
University of Aberdeen
Old Aberdeen
AB24 3FX
Room 211


Research Overview

Professor Harper's research is primarily in the area of Scottish emigration in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, particularly to Canada.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • HI 1012 Scotland's New Horizons, c.1690-1820
  • HI 1511 Scotland and the Modern Age: The 1820s to the Present
  • HI 3035/3535 The Highlands and Islands, 1850-1950
  • HI 3031/3531 Emigrants and Immigrants
  • HI 4015 Special Subject I: The Scot in Canada
  • HI 5011 The Scottish and Irish Diaspora


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  • Pains, perils and pastimes: The Emigrant Voyage in the Nineteenth Century

    Harper, M. D.

    In: MaritimeEmpires: British Maritime History in the Nineteenth Century (eds. Killingray, D.;Lincoln, M.; Rigby, N.) Boydell & Brewer: Woodbridge 2004, pp. 159-172, 13 pages

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters

  • Adventurers and Exiles: The Great Scottish Exodus

    Harper, M. D.

    Unknown Publisher, Profile Publishing

    Books and Reports: Books

  • No English Need Apply? Saskatchewan's English Settlers, 1878-1914

    Harper, M. D.

    British Journal of Canadian Studies, vol. 16, pp. 88-101

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • Aberdeen and the Outside World

    Ditchburn, D. M., Harper, M. D.

    In: Aberdeen 1100-1800: A New History (eds. Dennison, P.; Ditchburn, D.; Lynch, M.) Tuckwell Press 2002, pp. 377-407, 30 pages

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters

  • Enticing the Emigrant: Agency Activity in the Highlands

    Harper, M. D.

    Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness, vol. LXII

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • Scotland and the Americas, 1650-1939: A Documentary Source Book

    Harper, M. D., MacInnes, A. I., Fryer, L.


    Other Contributions: Other Contributions

  • 'Highlands and Islands, emigration' and 'emigration, post-1750, excl. Highlands', two entries in M. Lynch (ed), The Oxford Companion to Scottish History (Oxford, 2001)

    Harper, M. D.

    Dictionary entries. Dictionary entries.

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Other Contributions

  • Abraham and Isaac Ride the Range: British Images of the American West

    Harper, M. D.

    Journal of the West, vol. 40, pp. 8-15

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • Myth, Migration and the Making of Memory: Scotia and Nova Scotia, c. 1700-1990

    Harper, M. D. (ed.), Vance, M. (ed.)

    Books and Reports: Anthologies

  • Cossar's colonists: Juvenile migration to New Brunswick in the 1920s

    Harper, M.

    Acadiensis, vol. 28, pp. 47-65

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

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