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VideoAs part of Burns&Beyond 2021 celebrate the life and works of Robert Burns with curator Dr Calum Robertson and objects from our collection.
Book chapterThis introduction provides an overview of the phenomenon of military Scottishness in four key nations: Australia, Canada, South Africa and New Zealand, as well as the often neglected ‘near diaspora’ of England. It highlights the potency and successful export of Scottish martial identity since the latter half of the nineteenth...
Forsyth, David S ; Ugolini, Wendy
Book chapterThis chapter examines expressions of Scottish difference through the dress and activities of ‘the London Scottish’, a volunteer corps established in 1859. It addresses its connections with the Caledonian Society of London and the Highland Society of London, a revival of links between Scottish associational culture and military volunteering established...
BookA comparative study of Scotland’s global military diaspora, focusing on the impact of the Great War. Between the 1820s and 1914 over two million people emigrated from Scotland, settling primarily in North America, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. One of the most distinctive ways in which the influence of...
Forsyth, David ; Ugolini, Wendy