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By Marjory Harper

ISBN-10: 1861973047

ISBN-13: 9781861973047

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'The Scots have continuously been a stressed people', says best Scottish historian Marjory Harper 'but within the 19th century their restlessness exploded right into a sustained surge of emigration that carried Scotland nearly to the head of a ecu league desk of emigrant exporting countries.' this is often the 1st publication to supply a accomplished account of that 'Great Exodus'. in lots of methods it demanding situations the preferred trust that the Scottish Diaspora have been reluctant exiles. there have been certainly those that went unwillingly via clearance, kidnapping or banishment. Orphans, and (frequently opposed to their mom and dad' needs) childrens of destitute mom and dad have been exported into household provider by way of well-meaning associations. yet there have been additionally adventurers, many with fortunes to take a position, who went packed with desire - and plenty of who left as a reaction to famine or destitution did so willingly, within the trust that they might enhance their lot. there have been transitority emigrants too, off for a season's railroad development or a stretch within the East India corporation. ow have been those humans recruited? the place did they embark from, what used to be the voyage out like? the place did they move? And what occurred once they bought there? From the Highlands, Lowlands and islands to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the Caribbean, Ceylon and India, Harper brings alive the adventure of the Scottish emigrant. rawing and quoting from an unlimited variety of up to date letters, diaries, newspapers and magazines (some examples are attached), this wealthy, immensely distinct and highly worthwhile ebook tells the tales of emigrants from assorted backgrounds in addition to taking a look at the broader context of stressed mobility that has taken Scots to England and Europe from the center a while on.

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