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Highland Clearances


By: Eric Richards

Price: CAD $22.99

Publisher: BIRLINN LIMITED

Imprint: Birlinn

512 Pages

7.8 X 5.12 X 1.42 ins

ISBN:  9781780273846 -- Paperback

Publication Date: 08/26/2019

The Highland Clearances stands out as one of the most emotive chapters in the history of Scotland. This book traces the origins of the Clearances from the eighteenth century to their culmination in the crofting legislation of the 1880s. The Highland Clearances offers a balanced analysis of events which created a terrible scar on the Highland and Gaelic imagination.

Eric Richards is Emeritus Professor of History at Flinders University, Australia and previously taught at Stirling University, Scotland. His published work includes an acclaimed biography of Patrick Sellar, which was awarded the prize for Scottish History Book of the Year (1999) by the Saltire Society.



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