Empire and Scottish society : the impact of foreign missions at home, c.1790 to c.1914 (eBook, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Empire and Scottish society : the impact of foreign missions at home, c.1790 to c.1914

Author: Esther Breitenbach
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines how participation in the British Empire shaped constructions of Scottish national identity. It makes an important contribution to our understanding of nineteenth and early  Read more...

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Breitenbach, Esther.
Empire and Scottish society.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009482152
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Esther Breitenbach
ISBN: 074863620X 9780748636204
OCLC Number: 929350129
Description: 1 online resource (218 p)
Contents: 1: Introduction; 2: Empire and national identity; 3: Empire and civil society organisations; 4: Enlightening the heathen in religious truth - the Scottish Presbyterian missionary movement; 5: 'Missionary intelligence' and the construction of identities: religion, race, gender and class; 6: Remembering and reproducing Scotland: the construction of national identity; 7: From 'maniacs' to the 'best of its manhood': the appropriation of the missionary as Scottish empire-builder; 8: Conclusion
Responsibility: Esther Breitenbach.

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A valuable addition to the historiography on national identity within the British Isles. -- Katherine Haldane Grenier, The Citadel Journal of British Studies A valuable addition to the historiography Read more...

 
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