TITLE

The Scottish Community and Scottish Organisations on Merseyside: Development and Decline of a Diaspora

AUTHOR(S)
Sim, Duncan
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Journal of Scottish Historical Studies;2011, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p99
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Scottish diaspora through an examination of the Scottish community in Merseyside, England, with emphasis given to the historical development of Scottish community organizations in the region. The author provides statistical information on the Scottish population of various English counties, and explains the possible motivations behind Scottish immigration to England. The author is more broadly concerned with the extent to which the current Scotch-English community in Merseyside has retained a Scottish identity. Emphasis is given to the proliferation of Scottish dancing societies in the county.
ACCESSION #
60454500

 

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