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Making the empire British: Scotland in the Atlantic world 1542-1707

Past & Present, May 1997, Issue 155, pp.34-63 [Peer Reviewed Journal]

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  • Title:
    Making the empire British: Scotland in the Atlantic world 1542-1707
  • Author: Armitage, David
  • Found In: Past & Present, May 1997, Issue 155, pp.34-63 [Peer Reviewed Journal]
  • Subjects: United Kingdom ; UK ; Scotland ; Atlantic Ocean ; Colonialism ; Colonies & Territories ; Maritime Industry ; Nationalism ; History
  • Language: English
  • Description: During the 18th century, the ideological definition of the British empire was changed from one that thinly disguised English claims to Scotland to one that emphasized the empire's benefits for all Britons. English and Scots alike worked on this redefinition, securing the participation of Scotland and the Scottish maritime industry in British colonialism in the Atlantic world.
  • Identifier: ISSN: 00312746

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