The Highland Clearances: People, Landlords and Rural Turmoil

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Birlinn, 2000 - History - 379 pages
In this account of the Highland Clearances of the 18th century, Eric Richards draws attention to the brutal evictions as being one amongst many solutions to the problem of maintaining marginal and unfertile land and reasserts that as we enter the 21st century, we have yet to find a solution.

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This is a particularly annoying book. It is my third book in last year about the 19th century "clearances" of tenant farmers in the Scottish Highlands. It offers some advantages over the others - it ... Read full review

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Glencalvie and Strathconan
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The Highland Clearances and Rural Revolution
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Parallels and Precedents
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