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Author MacColl, Allan W.

Title Land, faith and the crofting community : christianity and social criticism in the Highlands of Scotland, 1843-1893 / Allan W. MacColl.

Publication Info. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2006]


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Description 1 online resource (vii, 240 pages).
Series Scottish historical review monographs series ; no. 14
Scottish historical review monographs series ; no. 14.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-233) and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary Allan W. MacColl describes the role of the churches in the Scottish Highlands and Islands in the aftermath of the clearances and up to the end of the Crofting Wars.
Contents Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE The Free Course of Providence: Presbyterian Social Thought in the Age of Disruption and Destitution; CHAPTER TWO A Peculiar People: Highland Religion and Identity; CHAPTER THREE 'The Crofters' War': Genesis 1880-3; CHAPTER FOUR The Escalation of Agitation; CHAPTER FIVE Politics, Presbyteries and 'The Prophet'; CHAPTER SIX 'The Crofters' War': Disunity and Disorder 1886-8; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Subject Church and social problems -- Scotland -- Highlands -- History -- 19th century.
Crofters -- Scotland -- Highlands -- History -- 19th century.
Land reform -- Scotland -- Highlands -- History -- 19th century.
Highlands (Scotland) -- Church history -- 19th century.
Highlands (Scotland) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Land reform.
Church and social problems.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
RELIGION -- Christian Life -- Social Issues.
HISTORY -- General.
Church and social problems. (OCoLC)fst00860491
Crofters. (OCoLC)fst00883877
Land reform. (OCoLC)fst00991280
Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01919811
Scotland -- Highlands. (OCoLC)fst01242015
Chronological Term 1800 - 1899
Genre/Form Church history. (OCoLC)fst01411629
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: MacColl, Allan W. Land, faith and the crofting community. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2006 0748623825 9780748623822 (DLC) 2006404458 (OCoLC)63399193
ISBN 9780748626748 (electronic bk.)
0748626743 (electronic bk.)
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