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A Global Force: War, Identities and Scotland's Diaspora

David Forsyth and Wendy Ugolini


This edited collection provides a comparative overview of the nineteenth-century emergence of military Scottishness and explores how the construction and performance of Scottish military identity has evolved in different Commonwealth countries over the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It looks at the ways in which diasporic Scottish volunteer regiments sought to draw upon, align themselves with or redefine the assertions of martial identity which Highland regiments represented. This volume considers the functioning and meaning of military Scottishness in Australia, Canada, England, New ... More

Keywords: Diaspora, Military Scottishness, First World War, Commonwealth, Identities, Scotland, War

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781474402736
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402736.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Forsyth, editor
National Museums Scotland

Wendy Ugolini, editor
University of Edinburgh