Title: Survival of the Unfittest : The Highland Clearances and the End of Isolation.
Publisher:  John Donald Publishers Ltd, Edinburgh, 2000, ISBN:0859764702
Seller ID: 95275
MATHIESON, Robert. The Survival of the Unfittest : The Highland Clearances and the End of Isolation. Edinburgh : John Donald Publishers Ltd., (2000). Pp [i]-xiv,1-267,(7). Index. 8vo, illustrated orange-brown card covers. Contents : 1. An Introduction to the 'Highland Problem.' 2. Making of A'Ghaidhealtachd. 3. Am Fasgadh. 4. Health. 5. Nutrition. 6. Ill-Health. 7. The Most Prevalent Diseases. 9. Eviction and Its Aftermath I1. 9. Eviction and ItsAftermath II. 10. Gaeldom's Magna Carta. 11. Legislated Health Care In the Highlands and Islands.12. The 'Thing' at Home. Appendices: A. 'The Dietari es of Scotch Agricultural Labourers', 1869; .B. Highlands and Islands Commission Report: Minutes of Evidence. (Vol I); C. Highlands and Islands Commission: Report by the Commissioners. Robert Mathieson was born in Glasgow, a descendant of evicted Highland crofters. He moved to Canada, where he was Pathologist and Director of Laboratories in Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Very good. Signed with inscription by the author. 20.00