The Thin Red Line: War, Empire and Visions of Scotland
"Over centuries, war and military service have shaped the way the world sees Scotland and the way the Scots see themselves. Inspired by the collections of the National Museums of Scotland, stuart Allan and Allan Carswell uncover the historical forces behind this phenomenon, exploring the impact of war on generations of Scots. Through union, empire, world war and modern global poliitcs the resilience and utility of the Scottish military tradition is revealed." --Back cover.
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