The stonemason : Donald Macleod's chronicle of Scotland's Highland Clearances (Book, 2001) []
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The stonemason : Donald Macleod's chronicle of Scotland's Highland Clearances

The stonemason : Donald Macleod's chronicle of Scotland's Highland Clearances

Author: Douglas MacGowan
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Throughout the 18th and 19th centuries, waves of tenant evictions swept through northern Scotland in what would become known as the Highland Clearances.


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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, ©2001
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas MacGowan
ISBN: 0275969479 9780275969479
OCLC Number: 44927148
Description: xii, 125 pages : 1 map ; 24 cm
Contents: Donald Macleod's Introduction 1 --
Early Years: 1800 to 1811 3 --
Years of Burnings: 1812 to 1814 7 --
Trial of Patrick Sellar and Afterwards: 1815 and 1816 11 --
Further Clearances: 1818 to 1820 17 --
Life by the Sea and Problems with Livestock 23 --
A Royal Visit, Clergymen, and Another Book: 1822 31 --
Lady Stafford's Visits, the Debt, and a Return Home: 1827 to 1830 35 --
Macleods are Cleared: 1830 and 1831 41 --
New Houses, New Titles, and a Memorial Statue: 1832 to 1834 49 --
Crop Failures and Attempts at Relief: 1836 and 1837 53 --
Further Taxes, Another Death, and Macleod's First Writings: 1838 and 1839 63 --
Macleod's Continued Writings and the Riots in Durness: 1840 and 1841 67 --
Harriet Beecher Stowe's Memories, the Crimean War, and the Emigres in Canada 81.
Responsibility: edited by Douglas MacGowan ; foreword by Eric Richards.
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