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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Colonies,
  • Scots,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by John M. MacKenzie and T.M. Devine
SeriesOxford history of the British empire--companion series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA774.5 .S27 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 323 p. ;
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25172494M
ISBN 109780199573240
LC Control Number2011501401

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  The Guardian - Back to home. The sorry story of how Scotland lost its 17th century empire The reason it probably didn't was more to do with the inner workings of the British empire.". Get this from a library! Scotland and the British Empire. [John M MacKenzie;] -- This volume examines the key roles of Scots in central aspects of the Atlantic and imperial economies from the 18th to the 20th centuries, and demonstrates that an understanding of the relationship. The extraordinary influence of Scots in the British Empire has long been recognized. As administrators, settlers, temporary residents, professionals, plantation owners, and as military personnel, they were strikingly prominent in North America, the Caribbean, Australasia, South Africa, India, and colonies in South-East Asia and Africa. England already started what would become the basis for the British Empire and had colonies in the Americas, Africa and India. Scotland tried to establish an empire through the ill-fated darien scheme by taking land already controlled by Spain (on.