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The Last of the Clan

The Last of the Clan (Paperback)

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A biography of the last ancient clan chief of Clan Macneil, Roderick Macneil. This book as about the transformation of a highland chieftain into an officer and a gentleman. It's the story of General Roderick Macneil, the last hereditary chief of his Clan. Brought up on the remote island of Barra, as a young man he survived the horrendous Napoleonic campaigns (Corunna, Walcheren, Waterloo). When he became chief in 1822 he introduced the industrial revolution to the Western Isles and went bankrupt in spectacular fashion. He re-invented himself and led a charmed life in the Indian Army, before returning to live out his retirement in a fine house overlooking Hyde Park.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: historical, political & militaryBiographyTrue storiesTrue stories: discovery / historical / scientificHistory & PoliticsMilitary HistoryEnglish Civil WarHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean historyBritish & Irish history Publisher: Amberley Publishing Publication Date: 01/03/2010 ISBN-13: 9781848684317  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Currently unavailable. Foyles can order for despatch to customer when the publisher is re-supplied on 01/01/2020.  

Keith Branigan has spent twenty years undertaking archaeological and historical research on Barra and its neighbouring islands. This is his sixth book about Barra, its history and its people. He is Emeritus Professor of Archaeology at Sheffield University and lives in Sheffield.

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