Imperial Spaces: Placing the Irish and Scots in Colonial by Lindsay J. Proudfoot,DianneP. Hall

By Lindsay J. Proudfoot,DianneP. Hall

Imperial areas takes of the main influential minority teams of white settlers within the British Empire - the Irish and the Scots - and explores how they imagined themselves in the landscapes of its farthest reaches, the Australian colonies of Victoria and New South Wales. utilizing letters and diaries in addition to files of collective actions comparable to committee conferences, parades and dinners, the e-book examines how the Irish and Scots outfitted new identities as settlers within the unknown areas of Empire. using severe geographical theories of 'place' because the website of reminiscence and enterprise, it considers how Irish and Scots settlers grounded their feel of belonging within the imagined landscapes of south-east Australia.

Imperial areas is correct to teachers and scholars drawn to the historical past and geography of the British Empire, Australia, eire and Scotland.

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