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Scottish Ethnicity and the Making of New Zealand Society, 1850-1930$
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Tanja Bueltmann

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780748641550

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641550.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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Scottish Ethnicity and the Making of New Zealand Society, 1850-1930
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Tanja Bueltmann

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641550.003.0001

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to examine the endurance of Scottish ethnicity over time, offering a novel way of thinking about the Scots abroad that is located at the intersection of social and cultural history. The study recognises the subjects at its heart as historical agents, transcending their contribution to history to probe how Scots shaped New Zealand society more broadly. The aim is to explore how Scottish ethnicity interlocked with wider social and civic developments in what was a quickly evolving settler society. In so doing, the book investigates the types and ranges of Scottish ethnic expression and their function within and outside the Scottish immigrant community. The chapter discusses the migration of Scots to New Zealand in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the framing of the current study, and its themes and sources.

Keywords:   Scottish ethnicity, New Zealand society, settler society, ethnic expression, Scottish immigrants

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