Great Highland Famine by Tom M. Devine
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Great Highland Famine
By Tom M. Devine

The Great Highland Famine

Hunger, Emigration and the Scottish Highlands in the Nineteenth Century

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Great Highland Famine by Tom M. Devine

Book Awards

  • Winner of Saltire Society Scottish Book of the Year Award 1991.

Book Description

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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781904607427
ISBN-10: 190460742X
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 21mm)
Pages: 365
Imprint: John Donald Short Run Press
Publisher: John Donald Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Feb-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Transformation of Scotland by Tom M. Devine Transformation of Scotland, Paperback (February 2005)

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100 short essays offer an opportunity to penetrate behind the statistical surveys and explore the rich complexity of changing identity from a varied range of opinion.

Scotland in the Twentieth Century by Tom M. Devine Scotland in the Twentieth Century, Paperback (July 1996)

This ambitious project surveys the massive changes the 20th century has brought to Scotland. The nation's leading commentators give an overview of the most important trends, providing new insights and fresh perspectives.

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