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A People’s History of Scotland: Capitalism and the Clearances

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On this edition of the People’s History, Sara and Chris discuss capitalism, clearances and resistance in the Scottish Highlands.

– Why did the emergence of capitalism promote the depopulation of the Scottish Highlands?

– What form did resistance to the clearances take? Why was it not successful?

– Did racism fuel the clearances?

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