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The Highland Clearances : people, landlords and rural turmoil / Eric Richards. (New edition. )
Call No: P3/1/30
Author: Richards, Eric, 1940-, author.1 ;
Publisher: Edinburgh : Birlinn, 2016
Subject: Emigration and immigration. ; Forced migration. ; Land tenure. ; Farm tenancy - Scotland - Highlands - History - 19th century. ; Eviction - Scotland - Highlands - History - 18th century. ; Eviction - Scotland - Highlands - History - 19th century. ; Crofters - Scotland - Highlands - History. ; Farm tenancy - Scotland - Highlands - History - 18th century. ; Land tenure - Scotland - Highlands - History - 18th century. ; Land tenure - Scotland - Highlands - History - 19th century. ; Forced migration - Scotland - Highlands - History - 18th century. ; Forced migration - Scotland - Highlands - History - 19th century. ; Scotland - Highlands. ; Highlands (Scotland) - Economic conditions. ; Highlands (Scotland) - Emigration and immigration. ; Highlands (Scotland) - History - 18th century. ; Highlands (Scotland) - History - 19th century. ; Scotland - history ; Scotland ;
Material Type: Book
Pagination: xvii, 486 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 20 cm.
Edition: New edition.
Notes: Previous edition: 2013.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Public Note: Anonymous Donation
Summary: Chapters Include:
The Distant Coronach;
Classic Highland Clearances: Glencalvie and Strathconan;
The Highland Clearances and Rural Revolution;
Parallela and Precedents;
The Quiet march of the Sheep;
The Insurrection of 1792;
Aftermath and the Widening Sheep Empire;
Clearing Sutherland: Laig, Assynt and Kildonan 1807-13;
Sensation in Strathnaver 1814-16;
The Greatest Clearances: Strathnaver and Kildonan in 1818-19;
The last of the Sutherland Clearances;
Sweeping the Highlands: The Middle Years - Lewis, Rum, Harris, Freswick and Strathaird (Skye);
Colonel Gordon, Barra and the Uists; Trouble in the Islands: The MacDONALD Estates in North Uist, Benbecula and Skye;
Frustrated Lairds and Bloddy-minded Crofters: Lewis, Durness and Coigach;
Landlords unrestrained. Knoydart and Greenyards;
Nervous landlords, 1855-86;
The Crofters' First Triumph;
The Highland Clearances: Answers and Questions.

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