Scottish Highlanders

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Barnes & Noble Publishing, 1992 - Clans - 272 pages
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User Review  - Michelle - Goodreads

This was a well-written and well organized book. I felt like in his general history section, he left out a few important things. The second half is devoted to clan histories, which are both a good reference and contain lots of funny little antecdotes. Read full review

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User Review  - Dalton Hirshorn - Goodreads

A sort of primer on the history of the Highland clans, it provides a good overview of Scottish events leading up to the Battle of Culloden and the '45. There are individual clan histories as well ... Read full review

Contents

Part OneTHE BACKGROUND
19
The Land and the People
21
Who and What they were
30
The Securing of the Kingdom
40
The Lordship of the Isles
50
Montrose and Argylea Study in Contrasts
58
Life in the Highlands
70
The Jacobite Movement
91
MacFarlane
176
MacFie MacPhee MacDuffie
178
MacGillivray
179
MacGregor
180
Maclnnes
184
MacIntosh
185
Mackay
187
MacKenzie
190

The Highland Donationthe Highland Regiments
107
Murder Most Foul
114
Part TwoTHE CLANS
125
Buchanan
128
Cameron
129
Campbell
132
Chisholm
135
Colquhoun
137
Comyn Gumming
139
Davidson
141
Drummond
143
Farquharson
145
Forbes
146
Fraser
148
Gordon
151
Graham
154
Grant
156
Gunn
158
Lamont
160
MacAlister
162
MacArthur
163
MacAulay
164
MacBain MacBean
166
MacDonald
167
MacDougall
174
MacKinnon
192
MacLachlan
195
MacLaren
196
MacLean MacLaine
198
MacLeod
201
MacMillan
204
Macnab
205
MacNaughten
209
MacNeil
210
Macpherson
212
MacQuarrie
215
MacRae
217
Mathieson
219
Menzies
220
Munro
222
Murray
223
Ogilvie
226
Robertson Duncan
228
Rose
229
Ross
231
Shaw
232
The State of the Clans in 1745
250
Index
265
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