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Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600

Angela McCarthy and John MacKenzie (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474410045
eISBN:
9781474422512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410045.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

From the seventeenth century to the current day, more than 2.5 million Scots have sought new lives elsewhere. This book of essays examines the impact since 1600 of out-migration from Scotland upon ... More


In the Field: Life and Work in Cultural Anthropology

George Gmelch and Sharon Bohn Gmelch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520289611
eISBN:
9780520964211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289611.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

The authors draw on their 40 years as anthropologists and educators to illustrate through a narrative-style text and photographs what it is like to be an anthropologist and to “do” anthropology—the ... More


Literary Indians: Aesthetics and Encounter in American Literature to 1920

Angela Calcaterra

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646947
eISBN:
9781469646961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646947.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

Although cross-cultural encounter is often considered an economic or political matter, beauty, taste, and artistry were central to cultural exchange and political negotiation in early and ... More


Encountering an Imaginary Heritage: Roots Tourism and the Scottish Diaspora

Tawny Paul

in Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474410045
eISBN:
9781474422512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410045.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Around the world, some 40 million people claim Scottish ancestry. Every year thousands of members of the Scottish diaspora travel to their imagined homeland. They come to Scotland to experience the ... More


Home is where the Heart is: Affinity Scots in the Scottish Diaspora

David Hesse

in Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474410045
eISBN:
9781474422512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410045.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The kilted men are a yearly fixture. Visit the Swiss city of Basel during the three days of carnival – and you will come across the Scots. They will be marching in parades, playing bagpipes, wearing ... More


‘As Hewers of Wood, and Drawers of Water’? Scotland as an Emigrant Nation, c. 1600 to c. 1800

Andrew Mackillop

in Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474410045
eISBN:
9781474422512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410045.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This attempt to rethink how early modern Scottish emigration might be conceptualised began life as part of a conference which explored the theme of whether the movement overseas of its people worked ... More


Understanding Scottishness among Sojourners, Settlers and Descendants in Hong Kong and New Zealand

Iain Watson

in Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474410045
eISBN:
9781474422512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410045.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Identities and their construction are often complex processes for migrants who in an increasingly globalised and transnational world may have a number of identities upon which to draw. Mary Waters, ... More


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