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Talk Edinburgh International Book Festival - Tom Devine: The Clearances and The Scottish People

Edinburgh International Book Festival - Tom Devine: The Clearances and The Scottish People

Tom Devine

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Genre: Event with live subtitles

Author: Tom Devine

Synopsis

The Clearances of the 18th and 19th centuries helped shape the nation we know today, but historians have struggled to define what happened. Scotland’s leading historian, Sir Tom Devine, brings us The Scottish Clearances, his authoritative, readable and even-handed account. Today, he sets the record straight, conjuring the voices of the dispossessed and exploding myths about this defining period for Scotland and its people.

This event will have live subtitles provided by Stagetext.

Event details

Sun 18 Aug 2019, 6:45pm

Live subtitling by Stagetext

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Venue details

The New York Times Main Theatre
Charlotte Square
Edinburgh
The Arts Council
The Arts Council
The Arts Council