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From Clan to Clearance

History And Archaeology On The Isle Of Barra C.850-1850 AD

by Keith Branigan

  • 382 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Oxbow Books Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European archaeology,
  • Local history,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • History,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • History: World,
  • Western Isles, Outer Hebrides,
  • Archaeology,
  • Europe - Great Britain - Scotland,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Barra Island,
  • Barra Island (Scotland),
  • Excavations (Archaeology),
  • Genealogy,
  • Scotland

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8925000M
    ISBN 101842171607
    ISBN 109781842171608

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Detailed and thorough book on a horrific period in Scottish history. It makes me less proud of my Scottish ancestry, and less admiring of the Scottish lairds that pushed to clearances for personal profit.

Difficult to read, but very important to read. This is one of those books that inspires one to Cited by:   The Highland Clearances. Volume One. Alwyn Edgar Volume One of Alwyn Edgar’s five volume account (some million words) of the Scottish highland clearances deserves attention, not only by those particularly interested in Scottish history, but by everyone who has wondered why accounts of major historical events vary so much and why we need an accurate account of the facts if society is to 5/5(2).

The Highland Clearances (Scottish Gaelic: Fuadaichean nan Gàidheal [ˈfuət̪ɪçən nəŋ ˈɡɛː.əl̪ˠ], the "eviction of the Gaels") were the evictions of a significant number of tenants in the Scottish Highlands and Islands, mostly in the period to In the first phase, clearance resulted from agricultural improvement, driven by the need for landlords to increase their income Date: Mostly 18th–19th centuries.

Writing from a Marxist point of view, he portrayed the Clearances as the unnecessarily brutal expulsion of the population by greedy landowners and clan. This large, well-illustrated book is the culmination of fifteen years of historical and archaeological research into the history of Barra and its people from the time of the Vikings to the notorious clearances of /51, as revealed by archaeology and hundreds of historical documents tucked away in archives in Scotland, England, Italy and : Keith Branigan.

The Highland Clearances remain a controversial period in Scotland’s history and are still talked of with great bitterness, particularly by those families who were dispossessed of their land and even, to a large extent, of their culture, over the period of around years between the mid 18th to 19th centuries.

Highland Clearances, the forced eviction of inhabitants of the Highlands and western islands of Scotland, beginning in the mid-to-late 18th century and continuing intermittently into the midth removals cleared the land of people primarily to allow for the introduction of sheep pastoralism.

The Highland Clearances resulted in the destruction of the traditional clan society and. Buy Clans and Clearance: The Highland Clearances Volume One by Edgar, Alwyn (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Reviews: 2.

Devine’s central tenet is that clearance, in a particularly Scottish manner, was not only a Highland episode but one that occurred the length and breadth of the country, and created the land we know.

His book tracks the wholesale removal of the indigenous peasant or “cottar” class before the northward drive of “the sheep frontier”.

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Scottish surnames. Beyond the clan connections, the origins of other Scottish surnames are varied, but equally fascinating. The Gaelic connection can be seen in names such as Craig (from the Gaelic creag, which means crag or rocks) and Cameron (from cam and sròn (camshròin: crooked nose).

The word clan is a derivative of the Gaelic word for children. But to be a member of a clan didn’t automatically mean you were related to the chief. Those who worked for the clan would take the surname, and those who needed protection would pledge themselves to the chief and accept the clan name as their own.

Clan MacNeil, Ian Roderick Macneil The 2 above books can be purchased thru Barra & the Bishop’s Isles, Branigan & Foster From Clan to Clearance-Isle of Barra AD, Keith Branigan The Last of the Clan, Keith Branigan Allasdale Dunes Excavation, Wessex Archaeology Time Team.

Highland Clearances - ethnic cleansing or inevitable progress?Were the Highland Clearances ethnic cleansing or did the landlords really think it was done for the good of the locals. Still an emotional topic in the Highlands Highland Clearances, sometimes in Scotland's history just referred to as 'The Clearances', were a period of huge social upheaval throughout [ ].

This was the death knell of the clan system and the traditional Highland way of life where the people rented land from their Chiefs and in turn pledged their allegiance to them. By the end of the 18th century, 60% of Hebridean landlords were reported absent - reputedly preferring the softer social life of London to that of the spartan Highlands.

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Documenting the organization and intent behind the campaign of clan cleansing, Lidwien Kapteijns traces the emergence of the hate narratives and code words that came to serve as rationales and triggers for the violence.

History Origins of the clan. Historian Angus Mackay in his "Book of Mackay" () compares two different genealogies of the early chiefs of the Clan first is by Sir Robert Gordon, a 17th-century historian and the second by Alexander Mackay of Blackcastle, an 18th- to 19th-century historian who had access to the charters and historical documents of the Mackay chief's family.

Cobra: Geschiedenis, voorspel en betekenis van een beweging in de kunst van na de tweede wereldoorlog = Cobra: the history, antecedents and significance of an artistic movement of the period after the Second World War.Jean M.

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