THE HIGHLAND CLEARANCES: People, Landlords and Rural Turmoil
Traces the origins of the "Clearances" from the eighteenth century to their culmination in the crofting legislation of the 1880s. Richards shows how the "Clearances" were one of many attempted solutions to the problem of how to maintain a population on marginal and infertile land, and were part of a wider European movement of rural depopulation. Illus.
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