Wild Scots: Four Hundred Years Of Highland History, 2005.
London, John Murray Publishers, 2005. 1st Edition. 378pp with 29 b/w illustrations. Hardcover with dust jacket in very good condition. 240 x 160mm. From the heroic blood feuds of clan chiefs to the dour asceticism of the Presbyterian ministers, Michael Fry's encyclopaedic social history of the Scottish Highlands from 1603 to the present focuses squarely on the people. He traces the ironies of their fate as emigration forced clearances and the breakdown of feudal relations undermined traditional customs. Bookseller Inventory # 000208