Allan, Stuart and Forsyth, David S (2014) Common Cause: Commonwealth Scots and the Great War. NMS Enterprises Limited - Publishing, Edinburgh. ISBN 9781905267910

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Abstract

Emigration has been an ever-present theme in the story of Scotland. In 1914, as the world prepared for war, thousands of men enlisted in Scotland for military service, and across the British empire and beyond thousands more of Scottish birth and descent joined up. As optimism gave way to the grim reality of years of conflict, the human cost of fighting became a foundation of national consciousness in the countries where Scottish people had made new lives - Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and elsewhere.
Based on the exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland (11 July to 12 October 2014) Common Cause explores the relationship between Scottish military traditions and the emerging national identities of the British Commonwealth.
- Taken from book jacket

Item Type: Book
Subjects: A General Works > AM Museums (General). Collectors and collecting (General)
U Military Science > U Military Science (General)
Theme: Identities and cultural contacts
Department: Scottish History and Archaeology (from 2012)
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2015 10:20
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2015 10:20
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/1347

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