The Scottish World

For more than a decade on Radio Scotland, Billy Kay has made features exploring major Scottish contributions to diverse parts of Europe, Africa and the Americas.

In this series, The Scottish World, we re-broadcast six of the most fascinating programmes from the overall collection.

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The Eastland Trade

For more than a decade on Radio Scotland, Billy Kay has made features exploring major Scottish contributions to diverse parts of Europe, Africa and the Americas.

In this series, The Scottish World, we re-broadcast six of the most fascinating programmes from the overall collection.

The first is from the series Merchants, Pedlars Mercenaries, which tells the story of Scots connections to the countries of the Baltic and beyond.

01The Eastland Trade2006070420060705

For more than a decade on Radio Scotland, Billy Kay has made features exploring major Scottish contributions to diverse parts of Europe, Africa and the Americas.

In this series, The Scottish World, we re-broadcast six of the most fascinating programmes from the overall collection.The first is from the series Merchants, Pedlars Mercenaries, which tells the story of Scots connections to the countries of the Baltic and beyond.

1/6.

The Eastland Trade

For more than a decade on Radio Scotland, Billy Kay has made features exploring major Scottish contributions to diverse parts of Europe, Africa and the Americas.

In this series, The Scottish World, we re-broadcast six of the most fascinating programmes from the overall collection.

The first is from the series Merchants, Pedlars Mercenaries, which tells the story of Scots connections to the countries of the Baltic and beyond.

02Sir Walter Scottland2006071120060712

The second is from the series The Scotch South which tells the story of Scottish influence in the Southern States of America.

03Let Them Drink Port2006071820060719

Billy Kay's The Complete Caledonian Imbiber, which tells the story of the Scots love of the great wines of Europe.

04The Mission To The Jews2006072520060726

Billy Kay's The Scottish Mission, which tells the story of the Presbyterian mission in Budapest and of Jane Haining, who died in Auschwitz.

05The Gothenburg Mentality2006080120060802

Billy Kay's The Scottish Mission, which examines the Scottish impact on Scandinavia.

06 LASTThe Gothenburg Mentality20060808

Programme six is from the series, To Noroway oer the Fame, which examines the Scottish impact on Scandinavia.

06 LASTThe Gothenburg Mentality20060809