Scots in the USA (Paperback)
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Scots in the USA (Paperback)

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Paperback 262 Pages / Published: 18/12/2013
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The map of the United States is peppered with Scottish place-names and America's telephone directories are filled with surnames illustrating Scottish ancestry. Increasingly, Americans of Scottish extraction are visiting Scotland in search of their family history. All over Scotland and the United States there are clues to the Scottish-American relationship, the legacy of centuries of trade and communication as well as that of departure and heritage.

The experiences of Scottish settlers in the United States varied enormously, as did their attitudes to the lifestyles that they left behind and those that they began anew once they arrived in North America.

Scots in the USA discusses why they left Scotland, where they went once they reached the United States, and what they did when they got there.

Publisher: Luath Press Ltd
ISBN: 9781908373380
Number of pages: 262
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 210 x 134 x 20 mm
Edition: 2nd New edition


MEDIA REVIEWS

... a valuable readable and illuminating addition to a burgeoning literature... should be required reading on the flight to New York by all those on the Tartan Week trail. - Alan Taylor, Sunday Herald

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