Set Adrift Upon the World: The Sutherland Clearances

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They would be better dead, they said, than set adrift upon the world. But set adrift they were - thousands of them, their communities destroyed, their homes demolished and burned. Such were the Sutherland Clearances, an extraordinary episode, involving the deliberate depopulation of much of a Scottish county. What was done in the course of that episode was planned and carried out by a small group of men and one woman. Most of those involved wrote a great deal about their actions, intentions and feelings, and much of it has ...

Set Adrift Upon the World: The Sutherland Clearances 2016, Birlinn Ltd, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9781780273549

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Set Adrift Upon the World: The Sutherland Clearances 2015, Birlinn Ltd, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9781780272689

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