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Economy and society in the seventeenth century in the Highlands

Donnachie , Ian (1986). Economy and society in the seventeenth century in the Highlands. In: Maclean, Loraine ed. The Seventeenth Century in the Highlands. Inverness: Inverness Field Club, pp. 52–59.

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Examines population and social structure, land and agriculture, concluding that the last real frontier of traditional life on the British mainland was being increasingly penetrated by Scottish Lowland and English capitalism. This led ultimately to demographic/subsistence crises and momentous calamities for Highland society and culture in ensuing centuries.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 1986 Not known
ISBN: 0-9502612-5-4, 978-0-9502612-5-6
Extra Information: Proceedings of a conference
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 34036
Depositing User: Ian Donnachie
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2012 08:47
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 11:18
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