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The Patterns of the Highland Clearances

Ewan J. Innes, MA(Hons Scot. Hist.) FSA Scot

1991

Synopsis: This essay describes the evolution of the clearances from the first wave in the early 1800's to the final major wave in the 1850's by discussing the social and economic patterns involved.

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Bumstead J.R., The Peoples Clearance 1770-1815
Grigor I.F., Mightier than a Lord: the Highland Crofters' Struggle for the Land
Richards E., A History of the Highland Clearances, Vols. I & II

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