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The Highlanders of Scotland
The Highlanders of Scotland is a two-volume set by William F. Skene. Volume I contains the origin, history, and antiquities of the Higlanders as well as a sketch of their manners and customs. The second is an account of the clans into which they were divided and the state of society that existed among them. It was edited by Alexander Macbain and contains notes by him as ...more
Kindle Edition, 556 pages
Published March 19th 2013 by Christ To The World
(first published March 9th 2010)
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This is a long tiring read. I struggled reading this book. This book was written in the 1800's and relays the opinion of the author. He is portrayed as an expert in this field. If he is an expert it went over my head. He appears to contradict himself regularly between the Picts being British Celtic or Gaels. I followed it up until he started on the individual clans and then suggests various sources of the clans beginnings which appears to completely undo most of his book. Save yourself the time ...more