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Morvern Transformed: A Highland Parish in the Nineteenth Century Philip Gaskell

Morvern Transformed: A Highland Parish in the Nineteenth Century

Philip Gaskell

Published May 22nd 1980
ISBN : 9780521297974
Paperback
320 pages
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Dr Gaskells pioneering study of social and economic change in a west Highland parish during the last century has come to be regarded as a classic of local history, a book which raises issues that are still of general and indeed of nationalMoreDr Gaskells pioneering study of social and economic change in a west Highland parish during the last century has come to be regarded as a classic of local history, a book which raises issues that are still of general and indeed of national importance. But Morvern Transformed is more than a study of history: it is (to quote Professor R. H. Campbells new Introduction) a fascinating portrayal of a way of life which, only a century old, is already as different from the present as it was in its own day from the way of life another century before.