The Wild Black Region: Badenoch 1750-1800 by David TaylorThe Wild Black Region: Badenoch 1750-1800 by David Taylor

The Wild Black Region: Badenoch 1750-1800

byDavid Taylor

Paperback | May 1, 2016

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This book tells the fascinating story of Badenoch, a forgotten region in accounts of Scottish history. This ground-breaking study reveals some radical differences from trends across the rest of the Highlands. Economic forces, social ambition and post-Culloden legislation created intolerable pressures within the old clan hierarchy, as Duke, tacksman and erstwhile clansman tried to forge their individual – and often irreconcilable – destinies in a rapidly changing world.
David Taylor graduated in Scottish Historical Studies from the University of Edinburgh, and gained a PhD from the University of the Highlands and Islands. After teaching history at Douglas-Ewart High School he was Principal Teacher of History and Modern Studies at Kingussie High School (Badenoch) for thirty years. Now retired, he lives...
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Title:The Wild Black Region: Badenoch 1750-1800Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.25 × 6.25 × 1.1 inPublished:May 1, 2016Publisher:Birlinn LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1906566984

ISBN - 13:9781906566982

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"A well written ambitious, original and important contribution to the history of the Highlands." —Professor Eric Richards, Carnegie Centenary Professor 2014