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  • Scottish Exodus Travels Among a Worldwide Clan
  • James Hunter
  • English
  • 03 January 2018
  • 9781845961169

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Scottish Exodus Travels Among a Worldwide Clan

Australian goldminers Aboriginal and African American activists Canadian mounted policemen and Confederate rebels One nineteenth century MacLeod even went so far as to swap his Gaelic for Arabic and his Christianity for Islam before settling down comfortably in CairoThis gripping account of Scotland's worldwide diaspora is based on unpublished documents letters and family histories It is also based on the

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Millions of Scots have left their homeland during the last 400 years Until now they have been written about in general terms Scottish Exodus breaks new ground by taking particular emigrants drawn from the once powerful Clan MacLeod and discovering what happened to them and their families These people became among other things French aristocrats Polish resistance fighters Texan ranchers New Zealand shepherds

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Author's travels in the company of today's MacLeods some of them still in Scotland others further afield Scottish Exodus is a tale of disastrous voyages famine and dispossession the hazards of pioneering on faraway frontiers But it is also the moving story of how people separated from Scotland by hundreds of years and thousands of miles continue to identify with the small country where their journeyings beg

About the Author: James Hunter

James Hunter was born and brought up in Duror in North Argyll He was educated at Duror Primary School Oban High School and Aberdeen and Edinburgh UniversitiesHe was the first director of the Scottish Crofters Union which he helped to establish as a highly effective pressure group with a substantial membership right across the crofting areasA journalist broadcaster and writer Hunter has publi