Bearing the People Away

June Skinner Sawyers

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ISBN: 9781927492598

Bearing the People Away

the Portable Highland Clearances Companion

  Author:   June Skinner Sawyers    
  Publisher:  Cape Breton University Press

Part reference guide, part handbook, part travel guide and part resource in one portable volume, Bearing the People Away uses an encyclopedia format geared toward the general reader. The entries vary in length from brief sentences to several paragraphs. They include major Clearance sites, major and minor figures associated with the Clearances, Clearance-related sites outwith Scotland (significant parts of the Scottish Diaspora as Canada, the United States, Australia and New Zealand), places and historical events with Clearance and or Highland connections, and recordings, websites and relevant museums and organizations identified with the Highland Clearances.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781927492598
Item CB0103
PublisherCape Breton University Press
PublisherCape Breton University Press
Published onAugust 28 2013
Language eng
Pages 318
Format Paperback
Dimensions9(in) x 6(in)
Shipping weight445(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
June Skinner Sawyers is a Scots-born writer who is based in Chicago, USA. She has written or edited more than twenty books, many with a Scottish theme, including popular and regional histories.