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The Scottish Experience in Asia, c.1700 to the Present: Settlers and Sojourners (Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series)

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Description for The Scottish Experience in Asia, c.1700 to the Present: Settlers and Sojourners (Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series) Hardcover. Editor(s): McCarthy, Angela; Devine, T. M. Series: Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series. Num Pages: 324 pages, 13 black & white illustrations, 2 colour illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 1F; 3J; HBJF; HBTB; HBTQ; JFFN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 162 x 279 x 23. Weight in Grams: 544.
This pioneering volume focuses on the scale, territorial trajectories, impact, economic relationships, identity and nature of the Scottish-Asia connection from the late seventeenth century to the present. It is especially concerned with identifying whether there was a distinctive Scottish experience and if so, what effect it had on the East. Did Scots bring different skills to Asia and how far did their backgrounds prepare them in different ways? Were their networks distinctive compared to other ethnicities? What was the pull of Asia for them? Did they ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Series
Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series
Condition
New
Number of Pages
324
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
ISBN
9783319430737
SKU
V9783319430737
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About
T. M. Devine is Sir William Fraser Professor Emeritus of Scottish History and Palaeography at the University of Edinburgh, UK. He was knighted in 2014 for `services to the study of Scottish history'. Angela McCarthy is Professor of Scottish and Irish History at the University of Otago, New Zealand. She is the author and editor of ... Read more

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