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The Scottish Empire
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Birlinn Ltd
Publication date April 1, 2003
Pages 624
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781841582597
ISBN-10 184158259X
Dimensions 1.50 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 2.25 lbs.
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Published in Great Britain
Original list price $29.95
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The Makers of Scotland
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: This work charts the involvement of the Scots in the British Empire from its earliest days to the end of the 20th century. It is a tale of dramatic extremes and craggy characters, of a variety of concerns, from education, evangelism and philanthropy to spying, swindles and drug running. It sets stories of Scottish regiments on the rampage, of cannibalism and of atrocities beside the deeds of heroic pioneers such as David Livingstone and Mary Slessor. It tells of little known incidents of famous men - such as William Gladstone's punch-up with a Greek bishop and of the Earl of Elgin's burning of the Summer Palace in Peking. But above all, this work tells of how the British Empire came to be dominated by and run by Scots and of how it truly became "The Scottish Empire".

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from Birlinn Ltd (April 1, 2003)
9781841582597 | details & prices | 624 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.50 in. | 2.25 lbs | List price $29.95
About: This work charts the involvement of the Scots in the British Empire from its earliest days to the end of the 20th century.
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