Title

Two Scottish Duchesses in the Age of Men

Abstract

WKU Libraries hosted its second Far Away Places event on October 23 at Barnes & Noble bookstore titled “Two Scottish Duchesses in the Age of Men” featuring Kathy Callahan, Head of the Department of History at Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky. Her talk focused on the lives and work of two Scottish duchesses, Anne Hamilton, duchess of Hamilton, and Anna Scott, duchess of Buccleuch. The two duchesses were contemporaries in the 17th century Scotland and governed their estates during a time when men customarily handled such affairs.

Disciplines

Celtic Studies | Cultural History | European History | European Languages and Societies | Women's History | Women's Studies