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Slavery, memory and identity: national representations and global legacies (2014)
Book
Hamilton, D., Hodgson, K., & Quirk, J. (2014). D. Hamilton, K. Hodgson, & J. Quirk (Eds.), Slavery, memory and identity: national representations and global legacies. Pickering & Chatto

This is the first book to use national representations of slavery to present an international comparative perspective. The essays in this collection explore the complex relationship between slavery and national identity by assessing the role of museu... Read More

Scotland and the eighteenth-century empire (2012)
Book Chapter
Hamilton, D. J. (2012). Scotland and the eighteenth-century empire. In T. Devine, & J. Wormald (Eds.), Oxford Handbooks OnlineOxford University Press (OUP). doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199563692.013.0023

The revitalization of Scottish history in the 1960s reawakened scholarly interest in overseas connections that had lain more or less dormant since the 1930s. As a result, eighteenth-century Scots have appeared as Virginian tobacco merchants, Jamaican... Read More