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Alexander Webster

Donnachie, Ian (2004). Alexander Webster. In: Rutherford, Donald; Backhouse, Roger; Brewer, Anthony; Capie, Forrest; Clarkson, Leslie; Eltis, Walter; Gilbert, Geoffrey; Groenewegen, Peter; Harcourt, G. C.; Littlechild, Stephen; Lloyd, T. H.; Maas, Harro; Thompson, Noel and Waterman, A. M. C. eds. The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists, Volume 2. Bristol: Thoemmes Continuum, pp. 1265–1266.

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Abstract

Webster (1707-84) was a major figure of the Scottish Enlightenment, clergyman, royal chaplain, moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, demographer, managing the first informal census of Scotland, 1755.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2004 Continuum
ISBN: 1-84371-030-7, 978-1-84371-030-1
Keywords: biography; historical demography; Church history
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities > History
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 39865
Depositing User: Ian Donnachie
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2014 09:18
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 08:45
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/39865
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