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The professionals: the environment, medicine, business and radicals

John M. MacKenzie and Nigel R. Dalziel

in The Scots in South Africa

Published by Manchester University Press

Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9780719076084
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781781702741 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7228/manchester/9780719076084.003.0007
The professionals: the environment, medicine, business and radicals

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This chapter deals primarily with the successful Scots – professionals, businessmen and union leaders – and charts the ways in which key professions were often dominated by those who were educated in Scotland. In migrating to southern Africa, they invariably aspired to positions of power and influence that might have been beyond their reach in Scotland itself.

Keywords: Scots; migrants; professionals; businessmen; radicals

Chapter.  17481 words. 

Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism

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