|Forlag||Edinburgh University Press|
|Emne||British & Irish history; Military history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Scotland; United Kingdom, Great Britain|
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Om Scottish Soldier and Empire
The Scottish Soldier and Empire, 1854-1902 reflects upon the iconic role of the Scottish soldier as an empire builder from the Crimean War to the end of the nineteenth century. It examines how the soldier commented on this imperial experience, largely through letter, diaries and poems published in the provincial press, how his exploits were reviewed in Scotland and how military achievements contributed to both a growing sense of national identity and a deepening degree of imperial commitment.