Patrick Sellar and the Highland Clearances by Eric Richards
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Patrick Sellar and the Highland Clearances
By Eric Richards

Patrick Sellar and the Highland Clearances

Homicide, Eviction and the Price of Progress

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Patrick Sellar and the Highland Clearances by Eric Richards

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In April 1816, Patrick Sellar was brought to trial in Inverness for culpable homicide in the manner of his treatment of the Highlanders of Strathnaver. This is an account of Sellar's life and times. It shows that he was ruthless and cruel, but also that he had a streak of idealism: did he really believe that the displaced Highlanders would be better off, better fed, educated and housed in their new homes? Have the Highlanders in the end become more productive and prosperous? The author examines such questions as these, showing there is a case for Sellar's defence as well as for his prosecution.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781902930145
ISBN-10: 1902930142
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Polygon at Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 15-Nov-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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