‘Fine Physique and Admirable Bearing': Image, Reality and the Scottish Soldier

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar


Feeling Good? Health Well-Being and the Arts, Culture Day: From Waterloo to the Second Boer War the Scottish soldier was praised for his military and physical prowess and throughout portrayed as a stoic defender of Empire. But does this image match up to reality, and is it a fair reflection of the physical health and well-being of the nation as a whole?
Period3 Oct 2012
Held atUniversity of Dundee, United Kingdom