The Highland Clearances

Front Cover
Birlinn, Nov 5, 2012 - History - 518 pages
Description: A documented study of Scotland's most emotive subjects. It traces the origins of the Clearances from the eighteenth century to their culmination in the crofting legislation of the 1880s, showing how the process of clearance was part of a wider European movement of rural depopulation.

What people are saying - Write a review

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

PART OF MY FAMILY INGLIS FROM MONAR IN THE BORDERS CAME UP AS SHEPHERDS
AND WERE IN STRATHUISDALE AROUND 1829 AND THEN MOVED ON TO CRAIGS ACHNASHELLACH.
HAMISH D MACLENNAN
ham656@hotmail.com
 

Other editions - View all

About the author (2012)

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.

Bibliographic information