A Global Clan: Scottish Migrant Networks and Identity since by Angela McCarthy

By Angela McCarthy

Migration from the British "Celtic fringe" because the eighteenth century has had an important effect at the politics, economics, demography, sociology and tradition of the hot international, as forces shaping foreign politics or even struggle. The authors use new fabric to discover Scottish migrant networks and private studies in components similar to the Caribbean, New Zealand and Australia.

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Archibald Seton retained such a close mental link with his Stirling-shire locality that his sentiments mirror the rhetoric of exile usually associated with the Clearances and emigre Gaels in North America. Writing home in 1808 he asked that: The greatest care may be taken of all the old trees. I cannot express to you, indeed, I cannot, how disappointed I should be at my return if I missed any of them. They are all well known to me, the image of every one of them, the effect would be most melancholy.

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Interaction was simply relocated from its traditional North Sea locus into the global economy, of which Asia was such a fundamental part. Britons Although Scottish networking and identity in the East owed much to multi-national European influences, British factors were ultimately of greater importance. One reason for this was the fundamental change in the social and geographic origins of Company personnel in India. 1750 the number of Scots and Irish in Company service increased dramatically, especially in the army and in country trading activities.

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