Clans and Clearances

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Nov 1 2018 22:20
Clans and Clearances

Clans and Clearances Volume 1 by Alwyn Edgar has just been released (having been started in 1963) and reviewed in Socialist Standard and Socialist Studies
http://highlandclearances.com/

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Nov 2 2018 09:50

Tom Devine's latest book 'The Scottish Clearances: A History of the Dispossessed, 1600-1900' and his previous 'Clearance and Improvement' argue that the clearances were Scottish wide, and not just Highland. Indeed, while there were regional differences, clearances, evictions and enclosures were UK wide.

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Nov 2 2018 10:26

People tend to overlook the plantation of Ulster when the Union of the Crowns facilitated the expulsion of those recalcitrant Border reiver families.

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Nov 3 2018 19:26

Id like to know if this has had any impact on the mainstream history?

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Nov 3 2018 20:08
jondwhite wrote:
Id like to know if this has had any impact on the mainstream history?

What do you by "this"?

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Nov 4 2018 05:12

Clans and clearances vol 1

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Nov 4 2018 07:48
jondwhite wrote:
Clans and clearances vol 1

It's only just been published. So no.

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Nov 4 2018 08:04

https://socialist-courier.blogspot.com/2016/07/primitive-accumulation-1967-how-they.html

Alwyn Edgar's article Primitive Accumulation - How they got the Scottish Highlands

From the September 1967 issue of the Socialist Standard

Others from our Glasgow/Edinburgh blog on the topic

Clearing away the Scots
https://socialist-courier.blogspot.com/2012/05/clearing-away-scots.html

The Crofters War
https://socialist-courier.blogspot.com/2012/05/crofters-wars.html

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Nov 8 2018 14:36

Will there be a print edition?

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Nov 8 2018 14:45
jondwhite wrote:
Will there be a print edition?

Yes. Hopefully by the end of the year. If not, soon after.