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Author Dziennik, Matthew P., 1984- author

Title The fatal land : war, empire, and the highland soldier in British America / Matthew P. Dziennik
Published New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 297 pages) : illustrations
Series The Lewis Walpole series in eighteenth-century culture and history
Lewis Walpole series in eighteenth-century culture and history.
Contents A perfect purgatory: recruitment in the Scottish highlands -- Spirited martialists: the highlander as military laborer -- The same as other civilized people: colonial points of contact -- The blessing of peace: demobilization -- Land and interest in the Gaelic Atlantic world -- The soldier and highland culture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Great Britain. Army -- Scottish regiments -- History -- 18th century.
Soldiers -- North America -- History -- 18th century.
Soldiers -- Scotland -- History -- 18th century.
Great Britain -- History, Military -- 18th century.
Scotland -- History, Military -- 18th century.
United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1754-1763 -- Participation, Scottish.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Participation, Scottish.
Genre/Form History.
Military history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0300213506 (electronic bk.)
9780300213508 (electronic bk.)