READING ROOM

The Reading Room contains recommendations for books, articles, historical documents and other publications that may be of interest to our members.

We will add to this list from time to time, and recommendations are most welcome.

Books

 

The Highland Clearances Trail

By Rob Gibson 

1983, reprinted 2017 

Luath Press Ltd, Edinburgh

 

On the Other Side of Sorrow - Nature and People in the Scottish Highlands

ByJames Hunter 

2014 

Birlinn Ltd, Edinburgh

 

Consider the Lilies - A Novel 

Iain Crichton Smith 

1968, reprinted 2001 

Orion Books Ltd, London

 

Night Falls On Ardnamurchan, The Twilight of a Crofting Family

Alasdair MacLean

2001, reprinted 2017 

Birlinn Ltd, Edinburgh

How the Scots Invented the Modern World

Arthur Herman

Crown Publishing Group, Three Rivers Press, 2001

 

The Invention of Scotland – Myth & History

Hugh Trevor-Roper

Yale University Press, 2009

 

Great Battles: Culloden

Murray Pittock

Oxford University Press, 2016

 

The Scots in Australia

Malcolm Prentis

University of New South Wales Press, 2008

Articles

 

The Highland Clearances and the Politics of Memory (Thesis)

Daniel Guy Brown

2014

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Historical Documents

 

'Dinner and Ball at Dunmaglass'

Inverness Courier 

November 11, 1858. p6

From British Newspaper Archives

'Emigration from the Highlands and Islands of Scotland'

Victorian Parliament, Australia

1852