The Great Highland Famine
Hunger, Emigration and the Scottish Highlands in the Nineteenth Century
By (author) Tom M. Devine
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Great Highland Famine by Tom M. Devine
Book DescriptionThe 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 DetailsISBN: 9781904607427
(234mm x 156mm x 21mm)
Imprint: John Donald Short Run Press
Publisher: John Donald Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Feb-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Tom M. Devine
Scotland and the Union, Paperback (May 2008)
Written by the cream of academic talent in modern Scottish history and politics, this book provides a comprehensive examination of the past, present and future prospects of the Anglo-Scottish Union. A scholarly but accessible read, its contributors do not shy away from the controversies surrounding the Union.
Transformation of Scotland, Paperback (February 2005)
This is the first comprehensive history of the Scottish economy to be published in a generation. It provides the essential background on current debates on the condition and future of Scotland under devolution.
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.
Clanship to Crofter's War, Paperback (June 1994)» View all books by Tom M. Devine
This book charts the story of the people of the Scottish Highlands from the 1745 Jacobite uprising to the great crofter's rebellion in the 1880s - a story of defeat, social dissolution, emigration, rebellion and cultural revival.
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