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The Scots in Australia, 1788-1938


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Introduction From Scotland to Australia: Convicts, Free Settlers, and Encounters with Australia Caledonia Australis: Imperial Commerce, Migrant Networks, and Australian Pastoralism Scottish Migrants and Indigenous Australians Imagining Home: Scottish Culture in Australia Warriors of Empire: A Case Study of Popular Imperialism The Empire Builders: Imperial Commerce and Migration Between the Wars New Scots: Industry, Settlement, and Working-Class Migration At the Edge of Scotland's Diaspora: Diversity and Tension in the Twentieth Century Conclusion: The Imperial Legacy Bibliography


Will be welcomed by historians of the Scottish diaspora and those interested in Australian migration....A book that will be read with profit. * ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW *
A highly readable book [which] makes a significant contribution to the field of Scottish migration, revealing without doubt the extent to which it must be regarded as an entirely separate and distinctive diaspora. * JOURNAL OF BRITISH STUDIES *
[This] book offers important new insights into the settlement of Scots in Australia, their networks, their culture, and, in a particularly important chapter, their interactions with, and impact on, indigenous Australians. . . . Wilkie's study is a well-written and nicely presented examination of one of Australia's most significant foundational migrant groups. * AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW *
A fresh and engaging excursion through the gloaming of Scottish Australia. * AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL STUDIES *

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