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The modern Scottish diaspora : contemporary debates and perspectives

The modern Scottish diaspora : contemporary debates and perspectives

Author: Murray Stewart Leith; Duncan Sim
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Coinciding with Scotland's second year of Homecoming in 2014, The Modern Scottish Diaspora brings together well-established and emerging scholars to present a contemporary 'diasporic' perspective on national affairs for Scotland. The book reflects a growing interest in the subject from academics, policy makers and politicians: the Scottish Government has actively developed a diaspora strategy, not least in order to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Modern Scottish diaspora.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2014]
(DLC) 2014469994
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Murray Stewart Leith; Duncan Sim
ISBN: 9780748681426 0748681426 9780748681433 0748681434 0748681418 9780748681419 074868140X 9780748681402
OCLC Number: 903488801
Description: 1 online resource (x, 277 pages)
Contents: Introduction : the Scottish diaspora / Murray Stewart Leith and Duncan Sim --
Scottish emigration and the creation of the diaspora / Edward J. Cowan --
The Scottish diaspora and the empire / Michael Fry --
Scots by association : clubs and societies in the Scottish diaspora / Kim Sullivan --
Doing business with the Scottish diaspora / Mike Danson and Jim Mather --
Scottish politics and the diaspora / Murray Stewart Leith --
Invisible and inaudible? England's Scottish diaspora and the politics of the union / Andrew Mycock --
Scottish diasporic identity in Europe / Murray Stewart Leith and Duncan Sim --
The Gaelic diaspora in North America / Michael Newton --
Ancestral 'Scottishness' and heritage tourism / Jenny Blain --
Mass market romance fiction and the representation of Scotland in the United States / Euan Hague --
Who's depicting who? Media influences and the Scottish diaspora / Ewan Crawford --
Sport and the Scottish diaspora / Alan Bairner and Stuart Whigham --
Conclusions : the nature and state of the contemporary Scottish diaspora / Murray Stewart Leith and Duncan Sim.
Responsibility: edited by Murray Stewart Leith and Duncan Sim.


Explores the connectedness of the diaspora to the homeland from a variety of different perspectives This book explores a range of different perspectives on the Scottish diaspora, reflecting a growing  Read more...


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