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The Little General and the Rousay Crofters: Crisis and Conflict on an Orkney Estate Paperback – 14 Aug 2000
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This is the story of Rousay during the dramatic years 1840 and 1890. The problem of the Clearances is often associated simply with the Highlands, but here on the small island of Rousay one of the most dramatic conflicts of all took place between tenant and landowner.
About the Author
William P. L. Thomson was the author of a number of books on Scottish history. He was Rector of Kirkwall Grammar School, in Orkney, from 1971 to 1991, previously having been Principal Teacher of History and Geography at the Anderson High School, Shetland. He died in 2016.