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The Rise and Fall of High Morlaggan (2013)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 428603] Susan Furness. Fiona Jackson.

The ‘Highland Clearances’ is an evocative term used to refer to the dramatic depopulation of the Scottish Highlands in the late 1700s and early 1800s, in the aftermath of the failed Jacobite rebellion. Although there is good evidence for forced and likely brutal evictions in many areas, the movement of people out of small rural settlements in other parts of the Highlands was less dramatic and more organic. The High Morlaggan Project is a community-led heritage and archaeology project that has...

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America