Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 November 2018

192 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474427531

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Scotland, Darien and the Atlantic World, 1698-1700

Julie Orr

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Analyses the international complicity to undermine the establishment of New Caledonia
  • Presents the complex, tumultuous sociopolitics into which the Scots recklessly inserted themselves through their choice of Darien as the site of their settlement
  • Tells the story of the 1700 trial in Seville of 5 Darien survivors
  • Investigates deserters, prisoners and survivors in the creation of an unintended diaspora