Gaelic Scotland

The Transformation of a Culture Region
by Charles W J Withers
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Publisher: Taylor and Francis

Series: Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

Publication Date: December 14, 2015

ISBN: 9781317332800

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This book, originally published in 1988, examines the Highlands and Islands of Scotland over several centuries and charts their cultural transformation from a separate region into one where the processes of anglicisation have largely succeeded. It analyses the many aspects of change including the policies of successive governments, the decline of the Gaelic language, the depressing of much of the population into peasantry and the clearances.