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    The Great Highland Famine: Hunger, Emigration and the Scottish Highlands in the Nineteenth Century

    £25.00
    "The Great Hunger", in 19th-century Ireland was one of the great human tragedies of modern times. Almost a million perished and a further two million emigrated in the wake of potato blight and economic collapse. At the same time, acute famine also gripped the Scottish Highlands and caused hardship and distress there.
    ISBN: 9781904607427
    AuthorTom M. Devine
    Pub Date16/02/2004
    BindingPaperback
    Pages368
    Availability: Out of Stock

    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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    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.