Crofts and Crofting

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Mercat Press, 2005 - History - 112 pages
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In this new, greatly expanded edition of her bestselling Crofts and Crofting, Katherine Stewart updates the crofting story for the 21st century. Crofting, a particularly Scottish way of managing the land, has evolved into a rich tradition, marked by community spirit, personal warmth, and toughness in the face of adversity. This book is a concise guide to the history, working methods, and future of this unique way of life.

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In the Beginning
The Shieling

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About the author (2005)

Katharine Stewart lived on a croft for many years. Her experiences during this period of her life are recounted in her classic A Croft in the Hills. She has since helped to set up a crofting museum inn Abriachan, near Loch Ness. Now living in Inverness, she recently celebrated her 90th birthday.

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