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Debating the Highland Clearances

Eric Richards

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621828
eISBN:
9780748672141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621828.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Storm clouds regularly gather over the story of the Highland Clearances and show no sign of dispersing. After more than a century the historical dispute about the eviction of the Highlanders from the ... More


The Age of the Clearances

Eric Richards

in Debating the Highland Clearances

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621828
eISBN:
9780748672141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621828.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The first great surge of clearances began during the expansionary 1780s but then continued into the years of contraction and travail after Waterloo in 1815 when falling commodity prices squeezed all ... More


Resettlement Ecologies: Environmental Subjectivity and Graduated Citizenship in Mumbai

Sapana Doshi

in Ecologies of Urbanism in India: Metropolitan Civility and Sustainability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139767
eISBN:
9789888180714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139767.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter investigates how evicted slum dwellers and their representative organizations advance new forms of environmental subjectivity. The author shows that these forms directly challenge the ... More


Martyrs and Working-Class Heroes in the Great Depression

Sharon McConnell-Sidorick

in Silk Stockings and Socialism: Philadelphia's Radical Hosiery Workers from the Jazz Age to the New Deal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469632957
eISBN:
9781469632971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632957.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes how hosiery workers went on the offensive against big business and government during the early years of the Great Depression while trying to aid those suffering the most. ... More


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