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Debating the Highland Clearances

ISBN-10: 0748621830

ISBN-13: 9780748621835

Edition: 2007

Authors: Eric Richards

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Storm over the Highlands introduces the Highland Clearances as a classic historical problem. Eric Richards reviews the historical debate and examines the methods and sources employed by the combatants past and present.
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Book details

List price: $35.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 7/11/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Eric Richards is Professor of History at Flinders University and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. His books include The Highland Clearances: People, Landlords and Rural Turmoil (Edinburgh University Press 2000); Patrick Sellar and the Highland Clearances, (Edinburgh University Press, 1999) (Scottish History Book of the Year); The Last Scottish Food Riots (Oxford University Press, 1982); and The Leviathan of Wealth. The Sutherland fortune in the Industrial Revolution (University of Toronto Press, 1973).

Expanded Table of Contents
List of Illustrations
Preface
How to Use this Book
The Debate
Debating the Clearances
Before the Clearances
The Age of the Clearances
Protest and Resistance during the Clearances
The Blame Game
Documents
Introduction to Documents
Documents 1-82
Chronology
Guide to Further Reading
Essay Questions and Projects
Works Cited in the Text
Glossary
Statistical Tables
Index