By Angela McCarthy
Migration from the British "Celtic fringe" because the eighteenth century has had an important impression at the politics, economics, demography, sociology and tradition of the recent global, as forces shaping overseas politics or even struggle. The authors use new fabric to discover Scottish migrant networks and private studies in components resembling the Caribbean, New Zealand and Australia.
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Hamilton, ‘Robert Melville and the frontiers of empire in the British West Indies, 17631771’, in Mackillop and Murdoch (eds), Military Governors, p. 191. Jennifer S. H. Brown, ‘A parcel of upstart Scotchmen’, The Beaver: Exploring Canada’s History, 61:1 (1988), pp. 6-7; Hancock, Citizens of the World, pp. 52-8; D. J. ’, in Ned C. ), Nation and Province in the First British Empire: Scotland and the Americas, 1600-1800 (London, 2001), pp. 95-7, 100, 107; Devine, Scotland’s Empire, pp. 234-9; G. K.
31 Scots differed little, if at all, from their British colleagues in their willingness to associate with Indians, and indeed they had sound reasons for doing so. Good European-Indian relations facilitated the accumulation of wealth and thus the likelihood of the sojourner returning home. The 1748 Madras journal of Lieutenant John Grant from Strathspey noted that European merchants ‘kept twenty to thirty of these black people’, including two dubashes (commercial agents) who were charged with carrying on trade with the ‘country black merchants’.
Morgan (eds), Strangers Within the Realm: Cultural Margins of the First British Empire (London, 1991), pp. 7-9; N. C. ), An Imperial State at War: Britain from 1689 to 1815 (London, 1994), p. 260; John M. MacKenzie, ‘Empire and national identities: the case of Scotland’, Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, sixth series, 8 (Cambridge, 1998), pp. 229-30. For an emphasis on Scottish ethnicity see Brown, Strangers in Blood, pp.
A Global Clan: Scottish Migrant Networks and Identity since the Eighteenth Century (International Library of Historical Studies) by Angela McCarthy