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Highlanders : a history of the Scottish clans

Author: Fitzroy Maclean
Publisher: New York : Viking Studio Books, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts the history of the Highland clans from their earliest Celtic origins to Robert the Bruce and Bannockburn, from Mary Queen of Scots to the nineteenth-century clearances. Offers insights into the motivations and character of the Scots clans.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Maclean, Fitzroy, 1911-1996.
Highlanders.
New York : Viking Studio Books, 1995
(OCoLC)988574221
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fitzroy Maclean
ISBN: 067086644X 9780670866441
OCLC Number: 33268979
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Includes index.
Description: xi, 276 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 30 cm
Contents: Origins --
Robert the Bruce and Bannockburn --
The emergence of the Western clans --
Clans of the central and eastern Highlands --
The lords of the Isles and clan wars --
The early Stuarts --
Flodden --
Clan wars and the Stuarts --
Mary, Queen of Scots and James VI --
The Irish connection --
James VI and the power of the clans --
The Northwest --
The Covenanters and the civil war --
The revolution --
Life in the Highlands --
The 1715 : Mar's Rebellion --
The '45 --
Highlanders after Culloden.
Other Titles: History of the Scottish clans
Responsibility: Fitzroy Maclean.
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Recounts the history of the Highland clans from their earliest Celtic origins to Robert the Bruce and Bannockburn, from Mary Queen of Scots to the nineteenth-century clearances. Offers insights into the motivations and character of the Scots clans.

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