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The Highland Clearances
The Highland Clearances
Author: John Prebble
This is the story of how Scottish chiefs and lairds preferred The Great Cheviot Sheet to the clansmen who had once been their warrior rent-roll. Between 1790 and 1850 a whole race was dispossessed and dispersed. The uprooting of the Highland people, and the final destruction of their society in favour of wool and mutton, was actively supported...  more »
ISBN: 290665
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 352
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Publisher: Martin Secker & Warburg Limited
Book Type: Hardcover
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