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A.DuToit@dundee.ac.uk

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Biography

Alexander du Toit is Archivist for the Lochaber Archives. Previously he was Assistant Archivist with the Highland Archives (2005-2008); an Archives Assistant at Glasgow University Archives Service (2005-2005); and Archivist at the Natal Archives Depot (1990-1991). Alex holds a PhD in English/History entitled ‘Patriotism, Presbyterianism, Liberty and Empire: An Alternative View of the Historical Writing of William Robertson’ from Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London. As well as having numerous publications to his name he was also an extensive contributor to the new Dictionary of National Biography, (Oxford, 2004), for which he wrote or revised articles on seventeenth-and eighteenth-century subjects (mainly Scottish).