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Overpopulation and Extirpation

Fredrik Albritton Jonsson

in Enlightenment's Frontier: The Scottish Highlands and the Origins of Environmentalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162547
eISBN:
9780300163742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162547.003.0009
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter presents the story of the “colony of goats” that was introduced to the small island of Juan Fernandez in the eastern Pacific during the early phase of the Spanish expansion. As told by ... More


The Fatal Land: War, Empire, and the Highland Soldier in British America

Matthew P Dziennik

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300196726
eISBN:
9780300213508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196726.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

More than 12,000 soldiers from the Highlands of Scotland were recruited to serve in Great Britain's colonies in the Americas in the middle to the late decades of the eighteenth century. This history ... More


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