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Crofting years

Thompson, Francis

Crofting years

by Thompson, Francis

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Published by Luath Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crofters -- Scotland -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Previous ed.: 1984.

    StatementFrancis Thompson.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination141 p. :
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18821162M
    ISBN 100946487065
    OCLC/WorldCa42005502

      The Making of the Crofting Community has been seminal in bringing to the fore the injustices that have been inflicted on the Highlands in the name of government and landlord - injustices often lost in the name of dry statistics and academic n by a man who has gone on to become both an award-winning historian of the Highlands and a leading figure in .   Crofting law can sometimes seem like an existential exercise, wondering how to make sense of a confusing set of rules in an uncertain world. It is not possible to discuss crofting without reference to the law, and as this book by Brian Inkster shows, there is a considerable body of legislation which underpins the subject. Because it is a practical guide, the book does .

      Crofting it is! As a professional artist, my work habits are supposed to be as follows: 7am, wake up, make coffee, scroll through emails & Reader. 9am, head to studio, and paint till 6pm, with a 2 hour break for lunch or a gallery meeting. Sleep, repeat, for years on end. But what if I don’t want to be doing the same thing every day? Written by a man who has gone on to become both an award-winning historian of the Highlands and a leading figure in the public life of the region, The Making of the Crofting Community has attracted praise, inspired debate, and provoked outrage and controversy over the years. This book remains necessary to challenge standard academic.

    Air An Lot is run by Donald Macsween, a young crofter born and raised in the district of Ness, in the north end of Lewis. Donald comes from a crofting family, who have been on this land for almost years, and has spent his life tending to livestock and working the land in the village of North Dell. Read More.   This book has been seminal in bringing to the fore the injustices that have been inflicted on the Highlands in the name of government and landlord – injustices often lost in the name of dry statistics and academic n by a man who has gone on to become both an award Brand: Birlinn, Limited.


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you currently live with parents, are 21 years or older and can show you have worked the croft for at least two years; Alternatively you must be in need of a house on the croft because: the type of agricultural activities requires your constant presence on the croft; the needs of an existing non-agricultural business, require you to live on the.

Communities that were left deserted by the Clearances of the nineteenth century have once more got a future. In this new, greatly expanded edition of her bestselling "Crofts and Crofting", Katherine Stewart describes how crofting has evolved over the years. Life on the crofts is, and always has been, hard and seldom materially rewarding/5(4).

Crofting years book Crofting communities were badly hit by the Highland Potato Famine. The small arable plots had meant that the potato was an essential crop, due to its high productivity. The arrival of potato blight (and the collapse of the kelp industry a few years before) made some crofting communities inviable.

This gave rise to the second phase of the. Understanding crofting legislation is not straight forward and this book will be a go to resource in years to come. Donald MacKinnon, Crofter and Vice-Chair, Scottish Crofting Federation I found the book to be an admirably accessible and well-structured guide to the basics of crofting law, a notoriously Byzantine field, and would recommend it.

“An invaluable practical guide to demystify crofting law and to help crofters, potential crofters and crofting communities understand their rights and obligations as crofters and members of those communities – highly recommended.” – Sir Crispin Agnew of Lochnaw Bt QC, Chairman, Crofting Law Group and Author of ‘Crofting Law’ ().

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This book has been written by the most experienced person on Highland culture and Highland crofting. The book is the"bible" on the problems of modern Highland crofting. I come from a crofting community and would confirm this book is a true account of the crofting situation in the Scottish Highlands.5/5(1).

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In its short lifetime of years, the crofting system of landholding has had profound effects upon Scotland. In this book, the author presents vivid descriptions of crofting life, past and present, in a deeply-researched social : Katharine Stewart’s Buy this book here - X £ The Crofting Way by Katharine Stewart, author of Croft in the Hills, Garden in the Hills and The Post in the Hills collects together the best of the On the Croft and Country Diary columns she wrote for.

Brian Inkster has dealt with crofting law matters for over 25 years and appears in the Scottish Land Court regularly and is often called upon to provide opinions on complex crofting law matters. Brian is the Hon Secretary of the Crofting Law Group, a member of the Crofting Group of Scottish Land & Estates, the Cross-Party Group on Crofting at the Scottish Parliament, the.

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The event. For years, The Making of the Crofting Community has been attracting praise and provoking outrage in equal measure. Its author has always identified with the people whose lives were shattered by the This classic account of the events which shaped the modern Highlands was written by a man who has gone on to become a leading figure in the public /5.The Crofting Way by Katharine Stewart and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Crofting, First Edition - .Crofting is much more than a way of life in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

It is a storehouse of cultural, linguistic and moral values which holds together a scattered and struggling rural population.

This book fills a blank in the written history of crofting over the last two centuries.