Scotland, the Caribbean and the Atlantic world, 1750-1820 / Douglas J. Hamilton.
Publication year: 2010
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press,
ISBN: 9780719071836 (pbk.) : 0719071836 (pbk.) :
Originally published: 2005.
This is the first book devoted to assessing the array of links between Scotland and the Caribbean in the later 18th century. It uses a range of archival sources to paint a detailed picture of the lives of thousands of Scots who sought fortunes and opportunities, as Burns wrote , 'across th'Atlantic roar'.
Series: Studies in imperialism
xv, 249 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
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