The Great Highland Famine: Hunger, Emigration and the Scottish Highlands in the Nineteenth Century (Paperback)Tom M. Devine (author)
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The story of that lesser-known human tragedy is told for the first time in this prize-winning and internationally acclaimed book In this book, T.M. Devine provides an unusually detailed account of the classic themes of Highland and Scottish history, including clearance, landlordism, crafting life, emigration and migration which provides a subtle and intricate reconstruction of Highland history.
Publisher: John Donald Publishers Ltd
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 572 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 21 mm
'This book is a major step forward in Highland historiography' - Northern Scotland 'Devine's history is total, sensitive and scholarly with something to say to anthropologists, sociologists and humanists as well as historians' - Choice USA: A Current Review for College Libraries
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