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This page contains recommendations for books, articles, historical documents and other publications that may be of interest to our members.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



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 


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



The Highland Clearances and the Politics of Memory (Thesis)

Daniel Guy Brown


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Historical Documents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


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