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Scotland's Empire: Origins of global Daspora

  • Stock No
  • 45343
  • EAN/ISBN
  • 9780718193195
  • 1 Author
  • Devine
  • 2 Publisher
  • Penguin
  • 3 Format
  • PB 512pp

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In Scotland's Empire, T.M Devine tells the compelling story of Scotland's role in forging and expanding the British Empire, from the Americas to Australia, India to the Caribbean. By 1820 Britain controlled a fifth of the world's population, and no people had made a more essential contribution than the Scots - working across the globe as soldiers and merchants, administrators and clerics, doctors and teachers. In this widely praised book, T. M. Devine - acclaimed author of The Scottish Nation and To the Ends of the Earth: Scotland's Global Diaspora - traces the vital part Scotland played in creating an empire - and the fundamental effect this had in moulding the modern Scottish nation.

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