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The making of 'Scots on the Make': Scottish settlement and enterprise in Australia, 1830-1900

Donnachie, Ian L. (1992). The making of 'Scots on the Make': Scottish settlement and enterprise in Australia, 1830-1900. In: Devine, T. M. ed. Scottish Emigration and Scottish Society. Edinburgh: John Donald Publishers Ltd, pp. 135–153.

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This chapter reviews the developing historiography of the Scottish-Australian connection, with reference to the migration of people, skills and capital from Scotland to Australia. It assesses the scale and extent of migration during the period of colonial development 1830-1900. Lastly Third, it explores the impact of Scots as a group and as individuals on the economic history of Australia, noting the leading sectors and regions, such as Port Philip (later Victoria).

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 1992 The editor and contributors severally
ISBN: 0-85976-370-6, 978-0-85976-370-7
Extra Information: Proceedings of the Scottish Historical Studies Seminar, University of Strathclyde, 1990-91
Keywords: social history; economic history; demography; Scotland; Australia
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 34006
Depositing User: Ian Donnachie
Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2012 08:45
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 11:18
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