Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 November 2014

288 Pages | 4 Tables, black & white, 10 Illustrations, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719091902

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Warrior Dreams

Playing Scotsmen in Mainland Europe

David Hesse

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Presents new insights on Scotland's international image at the beginning of the twenty-first century
  • Asks important questions about the composition of the Scottish diaspora
  • Traces the history of Scottish playacting back to popular imitations of the Scottish military after 1945
  • Shows how European nationalist movements from Brittany to South Tyrol borrow Scottish symbols and traditions
  • Includes a catalogue of all major 'Scottish' festivals and organisations on the European continent

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