Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/18307
Title: The Scottish Highland Clearances and their Place in History and in the World Imagination
Contributor(s): Smith, Robert James (author); Ryan, John S  (author)
Publication Date: 2014
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/18307
Abstract: This article considers the policy of genocide known as the Scottish Highland Clearances. The cultural uses of this memory are then traced across the nineteenth century, the Scottish diaspora found congenial places elsewhere in the world, while paradoxically the English found new interest in Scotland itself. The Clearances are then traced through their appearance in twentieth century memory and imagination, including the continuity of Scottish passion and the renewal of distinctively Scottish practices.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Australian Folklore, v.29, p. 233-239
Publisher: Australian Folklore Association
Place of Publication: Armidale, Australia
ISSN: 0819-0852
Field of Research (FOR): 070101 Agricultural Land Management
150302 Business Information Systems
070199 Agriculture, Land and Farm Management not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 940304 International Political Economy (excl. International Trade)
950503 Understanding Australias Past
950504 Understanding Europes Past
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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