This book reflects pioneering historical research which establishes the Clearances as part of a wider process which affected the whole of Scotland.
Peter Aitchison worked as news journalist with the BBC for twenty years. He is currently Media Relations Officer at Glasgow University. He has written a number of books, including 'Black Friday: The Eyemouth Fishing Disaster of 1881' and 'The Noblest Work of God'. Before setting up CD Media, Andrew Cassell was the BBC's Scotland Correspondent. He presented Radio Scotland's flagship news and current affairs programme, Good Morning Scotland, and also worked for STV.