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Titel: The Highland Clearances.
Verlag: Birlinn,, Edinburgh,
Einband: Soft cover
Edinburgh, Birlinn, 2005. 21.5cm x 13.5cm. xii, 379 pages. With 5 maps. Original illustrated softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Includes for example the following chapters: Suishnish in Skye in 1854/ Landlords/ Glencavie/ Strathconan/ The Highland Clearances and Rural Revolution/ The Great Change in the Nation/ Food Supply/ The Pastoral Problem/ The Population Imperative/ The Dilemma/ British Precursors/ Uplands and Ireland/ Within Scotland/ Emigration/ The Quiet March of the Sheep/ The Power of the Landlords/ Sheep Breeds/ Sheep in the Highlands/ Southern Models/ Local Sheep Farmers/ Beyond the Great Glen/ North of the Great Glen/ Borderland/ The New Sheep Farm at Kildermorie/ Lord Adam Gordon's Reaction/ The Press/ Punishment/ Aftermath and the Widening Sheep Empire/ Clearing Sutherland: Lairg, Assynt and Kildonan 1807-13/ The Statue/ Famine and Progress/ Calm Clearances in Assynt, 1812/ Turmoil in Kildonan and Clyne, 1812/ Sensation in Strathnaver/ Prejudice/ The Last of the Sutherland Clearances/ Whitsun 1819/ The 1820 Clearances/ Rare Voices/ The Hebrides/ The Island of Rum/ Harris in 1841/ The Tenacity of the Small Tenantry/ Sinclair of Freswick/ Potato Famine/ The Strathaird Evictions/ Colonel Gordon, Barra and the Uists/ The Reputation of Gordon of Cluny/ Clearance and Famine on Barra/ Internal Refugees/ Coerced Emigration/ The Macdonald Estates in North Uist, Benbecula and Skye/ Frustrated Lairds and Bloody-Minded Crofters: Lewis, Durness and Coigach/ Highland Poverty/ Rich and Poor/ Coigach and the Naked Clearer/ Knoydart and Greenyards/ Macdonnell of Glengarry and Koydart/ The Slaughter at Greenyards, 1854/ Nervous Landlords/ Shetland and Mull/ Carnegie/ Riddell and the New Elites/ Deer/ Napier 1884/ Recidivism/ The Demand for Land/ The Highland Clearances etc. Sprache: English Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Original illustrated softcover. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 41871AB
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