Devine, T M Scotland's Empire 1600-1815

ISBN 13: 9780140296877

Scotland's Empire 1600-1815

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9780140296877: Scotland's Empire 1600-1815

A dazzling account of Scotland's role in the world by Scotland's bestselling historian.

The Scots had an enormous impact on the global development of the British Empire as emigrants, soldiers, merchants and colonial administrators. Scotland's Empire provides a comprehensive examination of their crucial role during the formative era of the long eighteenth century. The book ranges from the Americas to Australia and from the Caribbean islands to India. It explores in depth many key themes including the slave trade, the Scots on the colonial frontier, Highland soldiers, the saga of the Ulster Scots, the effect of the Scottish Enlightenment and the connection between empire and the economic revolution in Scotland itself.

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T.M. Devine is University Research Professor and Director of the Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies at the University of Aberdeen.

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Devine, T M
Published by Penguin Books (2005)
ISBN 10: 0140296875 ISBN 13: 9780140296877
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1

Book Description Penguin Books, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140296875

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