19 May 1988
Show More The Peopling of British North America: An Introduction by Bernard Bailyn.
Tauris, 177 pp., £12.95, April 1987, 1 85043 037 3Show More
Voyagers to the West: Emigration from Britain to America on the Eve of the Revolution by Bernard Bailyn.
Tauris, 668 pp., £29.50, April 1987, 1 85043 038 1Show More
Migration and Society in Early Modern England edited by Peter Clark and David Souden.
Hutchinson, 355 pp., £25, February 1988, 0 09 173220 4Show More
Gypsy-Travellers in 19th-Century Society by David Mayall.
Cambridge, 261 pp., £25, February 1988, 0 521 32397 5Show More
“... landowners, from the Clyde of unemployment. One particular story, given in great detail, was the disastrous voyage of the Bachelor from Caithness in 1773, and the motives of its chief organiser, James Hogg, a Lothian man. Hogg, already a migrant, had tried to farm in Caithness, and had failed to adjust to the local society, still under the domination of the surname system, and also inclined to ...”