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Where Are The Highlanders Or Highland Regiments And Highland Clearances

Author : Alexander Robertson (of Dun Donnochy.)
ISBN : OXFORD:590845982
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A History Of The Scottish Highlands Highland Clans And Highland Regiments

Author : Sir John Scott Keltie
ISBN : STANFORD:36105005586404
Genre : Clans
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White People Indians And Highlanders

Author : Colin G. Calloway
ISBN : 9780195340129
Genre : History
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A comparative approach to the American Indians and Scottish Highlanders, this book examines the experiences of clans and tribal societies, which underwent parallel experiences on the peripheries of Britain's empire in Britain, the United States, and Canada.

Britain In The Hanoverian Age 1714 1837

Author : A. J. Graham Cummings
ISBN : 0815303963
Genre : History
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In 1714, king George I ushered in a remarkable 123-year period of energy that changed the face of Britain and ultimately had a profound effect on the modern era. The pioneers of modern capitalism, industry, democracy, literature, and even architecture flourished during this time and their innovations and influence spread throughout the British empire, including the United States. Now this rich cultural period in Britain is effectively surveyed and summarized for quick reference in a first-of-its-kind encyclopedia, which contains entries by British, Canadian, American, and Australian scholars specializing in everything from finance and the fine arts to politics and patent law. More than 380 illustrations, mostly rare engravings, enhance the coverage, which runs the whole gamut of political, economic, literary, intellectual, artistic, commercial, and social life, and spotlights some 600 prominent individuals and families.

Scotland Britain Empire

Author : Kenneth McNeil
ISBN : 9780814210475
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"Scotland, Britain, Empire takes on a cliche that permeates writing from and about the literature of the Scottish Highlands. Popular and influential in its time, this literature fell into disrepute for circulating a distorted and deforming myth that aided in Scotland's marginalization by consigning Scottish culture into the past while drawing a mist over harsher realities." "Kenneth McNeil invokes recent work in postcolonial studies to show how British writers of the Romantic period were actually shaping a more complex national and imperial consciousness. He discusses canonical works - the works of James Macpherson and Sir Walter Scott - and noncanonical and nonliterary works - particularly in the fields of historiography, anthropology, and sociology. This book calls for a rethinking of the "romanticization" of the Highlands and shows that Scottish writing on the Highlands reflects the unique circumstances of a culture simultaneously feeling the weight of imperial "anglobalization" while playing a vital role in its inception."--BOOK JACKET.

Echoes Of Success Identity And The Highland Regiments

Author : Ian Stuart Kelly
ISBN : 9789004294424
Genre : History
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In Echoes of Success, Ian Stuart Kelly describes how actual life experiences and public perception together shaped identity in the late Victorian Scottish Highland battalions.

Debating The Highland Clearances

Author : Eric Richards
ISBN : 9780748629589
Genre : History
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Storm clouds always gather over the story of the Highland Clearances. The eviction of the Highlanders from the glens and straths of the Highlands and Islands of the north of Scotland still causes great historical dispute more than a century after the events. The Highland Clearances also generated a great deal of contemporary controversy and documentation. The record comes in diverse forms and with radically different provenances, offering excellent material for exercises in historical analysis and selection. Debating the Highland Clearances introduces the Highland Clearances as a classic historical problem. Eric Richards reviews the historical debate and examines the methods and sources employed by the combatants past and present. The debates among historians, novelists, politicians and economists are no less passionate today and raise major questions about interpretation and the appropriate frame of reference for the noisy and continuing public debate about the Highland Clearances. This book prese

Argyll 1730 1850

Author : Robert McGeachy
ISBN : 0859766209
Genre : Agriculture
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It was dominated by the State's attempts to pacify and civilize the Highlands, which intensified after the Jacobean defeat at Culloden. Part of this process was the landed elite's efforts to promote economic growth by transforming the traditional agrarian system, and by encouraging new industries. The most dramatic aspect of this process was the rapid growth of sheep farming. This led to the wholesale evictions which earned notoriety as the Highland Clearances, and to mass emigration and migration from the Highlands. McGeachy's book analyses the impact of these changes in Argyll, the Highland county where the landed elite's commitment to promoting economic growth was most intense. There is little doubt that these changes were both devastating and traumatic for the common people. Robert McGeachy's perceptive study examines how these changes affected the Highlanders' culture and traditional way of life, and details the patterns of popular resistance which emerged to the agricultural improvements and to the Clearances. His book will be of interest both to students of Highland history wishing to understand more about the process of social and economic change, and to readers with a general interest in the history of the Highlands.

Patrick Sellar And The Highland Clearances

Author : Eric Richards
ISBN : 1902930134
Genre : History
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Taking as its starting point the long-standing characterization of Milton as a "Hebraic" writer, Milton and the Rabbis probes the limits of the relationship between the seventeenth-century English poet and polemicist and his Jewish antecedents. Shoulson's analysis moves back and forth between Milton's writings and Jewish writings of the first five centuries of the Common Era, collectively known as midrash. In exploring the historical and literary implications of these connections, Shoulson shows how Milton's text can inform a more nuanced reading of midrash just as midrash can offer new insights into Paradise Lost. Shoulson is unconvinced of a direct link between a specific collection of rabbinic writings and Milton's works. He argues that many of Milton's poetic ideas that parallel midrash are likely to have entered Christian discourse not only through early modern Christian Hebraicists but also through Protestant writers and preachers without special knowledge of Hebrew. At the heart of Shoulson's inquiry lies a fundamental question: When is an idea, a theme, or an emphasis distinctively Judaic or Hebraic and when is it Christian? The difficulty in answering such questions reveals and highlights the fluid interaction between ostensibly Jewish, Hellenistic, and Christian modes of thought not only during the early modern period but also early in time when rabbinic Judaism and Christianity began.

Highland Clearances

Author : Donald M'Leod (native of Sutherlandshire.)
ISBN : STANFORD:36105040536786
Genre : Highlands (Scotland)
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