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Scotland, Empire and Decolonisation in the Twentieth Century
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Scotland, Empire and Decolonisation in the Twentieth Century

John MacKenzie and Bryan S. Glass

Abstract

This book represents one of the first attempts to examine the connections between Scotland and the British Empire throughout the twentieth century. As the century dawned the Scottish economy was strongly linked with the imperial, but by the end its economy, its politics and its society had been through major upheavals, which many connected with decolonisation. In the post-Second World War era, the speed of economic and social change accelerated. The press reflected interest in the Scottish military and the campaigns of decolonisation. Migratory activity moved into its final phase and Scottish ... More

Keywords: Scotland, Empire, Decolonisation, Devolution

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780719096174
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2016 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719096174.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John MacKenzie, editor
University of Lancaster

Bryan S. Glass, editor
Texas State University

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