Land, faith and the crofting community : christianity and social criticism in the Highlands of Scotland, 1843-1893 (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Land, faith and the crofting community : christianity and social criticism in the Highlands of Scotland, 1843-1893

Author: Allan W MacColl
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2007. ©2006
Series: Scottish historical review monographs series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Probes the deep-rooted links between the land, the people and the religious culture of the Scottish Highlands and Islands in the nineteenth century.

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Genre/Form: Church history
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allan W MacColl
ISBN: 0748623825 9780748623822
OCLC Number: 1110294384
Description: vii, 240 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. free course of providence : Presbyterian social thought in the age of disruption and destitution --
2. peculiar people : Highland religion and identity --
3. 'The crofters' war' : genesis 1880-3 --
4. escalation of agitation --
5. Politics, presbyteries and 'the prophet' --
6. 'The crofters' war' : disunity and disorder 1886-8.
Series Title: Scottish historical review monographs series.
Responsibility: Allan W. MacColl.

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A pioneering re-assessment of Christian social teaching in the Highlands and islands during the later nineteenth century. Northern History This book, then, is simultaneously an important addition to Read more...

 
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