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A History of the Highland Clearances : Agrarian Transformation and the Evictions 1746-1886, Hardback Book

A History of the Highland Clearances : Agrarian Transformation and the Evictions 1746-1886 Hardback

Description

First published in 1982, A History of the Highland Clearances looks at the forcible clearance of tenants from land they had farmed for centuries by landlords in the Highlands of Scotland in the early nineteenth century.

It examines the general context of historical change, provides a full narrative of the clearances and offers a critical evaluation of the documentary sources upon which the entire story depends.

By placing his subject in its historical perspective and into the context of the rest of Britain and Europe, Eric Richards vividly illustrates the realities of the Highland experience in the age of the clearances.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 552 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Humamities
  • ISBN: 9780367514471