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Debating the Highland Clearances
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Debating the Highland Clearances

Eric Richards

Abstract

Storm clouds regularly gather over the story of the Highland Clearances and show no sign of dispersing. After more than a century the historical dispute about the eviction of the Highlanders from the glens continues unabated and unresolved. Debating the Highland Clearances introduces the Clearances as a classic historical problem: it focuses on the ways historians and others have approached the question and it concentrates on the methods and sources employed by the combatants. Half the book is devoted to a selection of documents which represent their main types of source material. Most of the ... More

Keywords: Highland Clearances, Scotland, Evictions, Documents, Historiography

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780748621828
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621828.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Eric Richards, author