The Epitome of Scholarship in British Migration History and Much More: Eric Richards’ Publications Galore

PUBLICATIONS  OF  ERIC  RICHARDS:  A LISTING up to November 2018 provided by Robert Fitzsimons of Flinders University

Publication forthcoming:

 * “Migration at Extremes”. Keynote address at the conference Colonial and Wartime Migration, 1815-1918, Amiens, France, 12-14 September, 2018.

*  “Migrants in Crisis in Nineteenth-Century Britain.” In The Oxford Handbook of Migration Crises, edited by Cecilia Manjvar, Marie Ruiz and Immanuel Ness. New York: Oxford University Press, 2019.


Wakefield Revisited Again.” In Foundational Fictions in South Australian History, edited by Carolyn Collins and Paul Sendziuk. Adelaide: Wakefield Press, 2018.

The Genesis of International Mass Migration: The British Case, 1750-1900. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018; pp. 285.

“The Highland Diaspora and Its Antipodean Outliers.” In International Migrations in the Victorian Era, edited by Marie Ruiz, 83-106. Leiden: Brill, 2018.

“Migrants Spilling over Borders.” Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences (May 2018).

“British Emigrants and the Making of the Anglosphere.” History: Journal of the Historical Association 103, Issue 355 (April 2018): 286-306.


“Migrants in the Mature Colony: South Australia, c.1840- c.1877.” Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia 45 (2017): 5-18.


“Emigrants and Historians.” In Emigrants and Historians: Essays in Honour of Eric Richards, edited by Philip Payton, 132-158. Adelaide: Wakefield Press, 2016.

The Highland Estate Factor in the Age of the Clearances.  Laxay, Isle of Lewis: The Islands Book Trust, 2016; pp. 89.

The Highland Clearances: People, Landlords and Rural Turmoil. New edn. Edinburgh: Birlinn, 2016; pp. 512.

“Afterword” to Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600, a Festschrift for Sir Tom Devine, edited by Angela McCarthy and John Mackenzie, 361-71. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2016.


“Darien and the Psychology of Scottish Adventurism in the 1690s.” In Imperial Expectations and Realities: El Dorados, Utopias and Dystopias, edited by Andrekos Varnava, 26-46. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015.

 “Greater Ireland and the Australian Immigrant: The Religious Dimension.” In Religion and Greater Ireland: Christianity and Irish Global Networks, 1750-1950, edited by Colin Barr and Hilary M. Carey, 275-96. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, 2015.

“Foreword” to Pasts Present, edited by Wilfrid Prest. Kent Town: Wakefield Press, 2015.


“Scotland, the Highlands and ‘the Elephant Question.’” In Sicily and Scotland: Where Extremes Meet, edited by Graham Tulloch, Karen Agutter, and Luciana  D’Arcangeli, 96-108. Leicester: Troubador Publishing, 2014.

“Sicily and Scotland Compared: Some Economic and  Demographic Limits.” In Sicily and Scotland: Where Extremes Meet, 124-28.

“Colonial Misfits of the 1830s: Three Stories of Migration.” Agora 49, no. 1 (2014): 39-46.


On the Wing: Mobility before and after Emigration to Australia. Visible Immigrants Seven, edited by Margrette Kleinig and Eric Richards. Spit Junction, New South Wales: Anchor Books Australia, 2013, pp. 170.

“Restless and Unsettled”. In On the Wing, ed. Kleinig and Richards, 1-11.

“Genealogy and Good Breeding.” The South Australian Genealogist 40: 4 (2013): 35-39.

“Malthus and the Uses of British Emigration.” In Empire, Identity and Migration in the British World, edited by Andrew S. Thompson and Kent Fedorowich, 42-60. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2013.


“Human Traffic.” In The Victorian World, edited by Martin Hewitt, 141-59. London: Routledge, 2012.

“After the Clearances: Evander McIver and the ‘Highland Question’, 1835-73.” Co-authored with Annie Tindley. Rural History 23, no. 1 (2012): 41-57.

“Turmoil among the Crofters: Evander McIver and the ‘Highland Question,’ 1873-1903.” Co-authored with Annie Tindley. Agricultural History Review 60 (2012): 191-213.


“Highland Emigration in the Age of Malthus: Scourie, 1841-55.” Northern Scotland, 2nd series, 2 (2011): 60-82.

“The New History of the Highland Clearances.” In Conference Proceedings of the Third Australasian  Scottish Genealogy Conference:  ‘Catch the Moments: Scotland, 1750-1850: A Century of Transformation’.  (Moorabbin, Victoria, April, 2011): 49-61.

“Yorke’s Peninsula and the British Diaspora.”  Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia 39 (2011): 48-64.


From Hirta to Port Phillip: The St Kilda Emigration to Australia in 1852. South Lochs, Isle of Lewis: The Islands Book Trust, 2010, pp. 40.

“Australian Colonial Mentalities in Emigrant Letters.”  Australian Studies 2 (2010): 1-17.

“Australia and Scotland: the Evolution of a Long-distance Relationship.’ Australian Journal of Politics and History 56, no. 4 (2010): 485-502.


Destination Australia: Migration to Australia  since 1901.  Sydney: University of New South Wales Press, 2008; Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2009, pp. 432.

“Rural Transformation and the Plight of the Displaced in Industrializing Britain”. In Flinders Essays in Economics and Economic History, edited by Ralph Shlomowitz, 183-204. Adelaide: Wakefield Press, 2009.

“Highlanders Colonising Australia.” History Scotland  9, no. 4 (July/August 2009): 27-36.


“Migrations: The Career of British White Australia.” In  Australia’s Empire.  Oxford History of the British Empire Companion Series, Australia, edited by Deryck Schreuder and Stuart Wood, 150-75. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008.

“Highlanders Uprooted.” Who Do you Think you Are? London: BBC Publications, March 2008.


Debating the Highland Clearances. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2007; Edinburgh E Books, 2012, pp. 241.

“The British Diaspora in Wide-Angle.” In  Sociology of Diaspora: A Reader, edited by Ajaya K. Sahoo and Brij Maharaj, vol. 1, 363-86. New Delhi: Rawat Publications, 2007.


“Scottish Migrant Networks and Voices in Colonial Australia.” In  A Global Clan: Scottish Migrant Networks and Identities Since the Eighteenth Century, edited by Angela McCarthy, 150-82. London and New York: Tauris Academic, 2006.

“The Limits of the Australian Emigrant Letter.” In Letters Across Borders: The Epistolary Practices of International Migrants, edited by Bruce S. Elliott, David A. Gerber and Suzanne M. Sinke, 56-75. New York: Palgrave, 2006.


“Running Home from Australia: Intercontinental Mobility and Migrant Expectations in the Nineteenth Century.” In Emigrant Homecomings: The Return Movement of Emigrants, 1600-2000, edited by Marjory Harper, 77-104. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2005 .

“Boyce, Benjamin” and “Clayton, William”. In Australian Dictionary of Biography, Supplement. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2005.


Britannia’s Children: Emigration from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland since 1600. London and New York: Hambledon and London, 2004; Bloomsbury, 2012, pp. 394.

“Hart, John”; “Gordon, Alexander second duke of Gordon;” “Leveson-Gower, Elizabeth duchess of Sutherland”; “Leveson-Gower, George Granville first duke of Sutherland”; “Loch, James”; “Morphett, Sir John”; “Sellar, Patrick”; “Wilmot-Horton, Sir Robert John.”

In The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.

“The Idea of ‘The British Diaspora’.” In The Regenerative Spirit: (Un)settling, (Dis)locations, (Post-)colonial, (Re)presentations – Australian Postcolonial Reflections, edited by  Sue Williams, Dymphna Lonergan, Rick Hosking, Laura Deane and Nena Bierbaum, 42-52. Adelaide: Lythrum Press, 2004.

“The British Diaspora in Wide-Angle.” In Exploring the British World, edited by  Kate Darian-Smith, Patricia Grimshaw, Kiera Lindsey and Stuart Macintyre, pp. 295-314. Melbourne: RMIT Publishing, 2004.

“The British Diaspora.” In Encyclopedia of Diasporas: Immigrant and Refugee Cultures Around the World, edited by Melvin Ember, Carol R. Ember and Ian A. Skoggard, pp. 47-56. New York: Springer Science + Business Media, 2004.


“The Last of the Clan and other Highland Emigrants.” In The Heather and the Fern: Scottish Migration and New Zealand Settlement, edited by Tom Brooking and Jenny Coleman, 33-49. Dunedin: Otago University Press 2003.

“Agriculture and Veterinary Science in the Enlightenment.” In Encyclopaedia of the Enlightenment, edited by Charles Kors, 32-49. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.

“Hugh Miller and Resistance to the Highland Clearances.” In Celebrating the Life and Times of Hugh Miller: Scotland in the Early Nineteenth Century, edited by Lester Borley, pp. 43-63. Cromarty: Cromarty Arts Trust, 2003.

“The Highland Clearances”: an interview with Angus Urquhart.  SCOTS: The Journal of the Scots Heritage Society 20 (2003): 66-71.

“Patrick Sellar and his World.” Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness LXI (2003): 149-73.

“The Odd Couple.” New Zealand Books 13, no. 3 (August, 2003): 9-10.


Speaking to Immigrants: Oral Testimony and the History of Australian

Immigration. Visible Immigrants Six, edited by A. James Hammerton and Eric Richards. Canberra, 2002.

“Hearing Voices: An Introduction.” In Speaking to Immigrants, edited by Hammerton and Richards, 1-20.

“The First Mass Migration from Ireland to Australia.” Australian Journal of Irish Studies 2 (2002): 166-87.


“Foreword” to The Stonemason, by Douglas MacGowan. Westport, Connecticut, and London: Praeger Press, 2001, pp. ix-xiii.

“The Australian Option.” In Living Economic and Social History, edited by Pat Hudson, 302-7. Glasgow: Economic History Society, 2001.

“Ironies of the Highland Exodus, 1740-1900.” In Scatterlings of Empire, edited by Wilfrid Prest and Graham Tulloch. Journal of Australian Studies 68: Special Issue (2001): 74-86.

“Convict and Immigrant Free Women before 1851.” Co-authored with Deborah Oxley. In The Australian People, edited by James Jupp, 30-34. 2nd edn. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

“Highland and Gaelic Immigrants.” In The Australian People, edited by James Jupp, 649-55. 2nd edn. 2001.

“Immigration”, and “Scots in South Australia.” In The Wakefield Companion to the History of South Australia, edited by Wilfrid Prest, Kerrie Round and Carol Fort. Kent Town: Wakefield Press, 2001.


The Highland Clearances: People, Landlords and Rural Turmoil. Edinburgh: Birlinn, 2000, pp. 488.

“Cornwall, South Australia and the Wider World.” Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia 28 (2000): 119-26.

“Macleay, Sir John.” In The Australian Dictionary of Biography. Vol. 15.


Patrick Sellar and the Highland Clearances: Eviction, Homicide and the Price of Progress. Edinburgh: Polygon at Edinburgh University Press, 1999, pp. 450.

“Migration.” In The Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing, edited by Kelly Boyd, 812-14. London and Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1999.

“Highland Emigration to Colonial Destinations.” In Myth, Migration and the Making of Memory: Scotia and Nova Scotia, c. 1700-1990, edited by Marjory Harper and Michael E. Vance, 105-27. Halifax, Nova Scotia: Fernwood, for the Gorsebrook Research Institute for Atlantic Canada Studies; and Edinburgh: John Donald, 1999.

“An Australian Map of British and Irish Literacy in 1841.” Population Studies 53 (Nov. 1999): 345-59.

“Monica Clough: An Appreciation.” Northern Studies 34 (1999): 7-10.


The Australian Immigrant in the 20th Century. Visible Immigrants Five, edited with Jacqueline Templeton. Canberra: RSSS, ANU.

“Changing Century.” In The Australian Immigrant in the 20th Century, edited by Richards and Templeton, 1-12.

“Irish in Australia.” In The Oxford Companion to Australian History, edited by Graeme Davison, John Hirst and Stuart Macintyre, 350-51. Melbourne and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998; new edition 2003.

“‘If she was to be hard up she would sooner be hard up in a strange land than where she would be known’: Irish Women in Colonial South Australia.” Co-authored with Ann Herraman. In Irish Women in Colonial Australia, edited by Trevor McClaughlin, 82-115. Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1998.

“Workers for Australia: a Profile of British and Irish Migrants Assisted to New South Wales in 1841.” Co-authored with J.M. Macdonald. Journal of the Australian Population Association 15 (May 1998): 1-35.

“Migration and Opportunity: an Antipodean Perspective.”  Co-authored with Robin Haines, Margrette Kleinig and Deborah Oxley. International Review of Social History 43 (1998): 235-63.


“Emigration to Colonial Australia: Paradigms and Disjunctions.” In Migration, Migration History, History: Old Paradigms and New Perspectives, edited by Jan and Leo Lucassen, 251-80. Bern: Peter Lang, for the International Institute of Social History, 1997.

“Wakefield and Australia.” In Edward Gibbon Wakefield and the Colonial Dream: A Reconsideration, 87-105. Wellington, New Zealand: GP Publications with The Friends of the Alexander Turnbull Library, 1997.

“The Spectre of White Australia.” Labour History No. 72 (1997): 204-12.

“The Great Migration of 1841: Recruitment for New South Wales in British Emigration Fields.” Co-authored with John McDonald.  Population Studies 51. No. 3 (November, 1997): 1-20.

“History in Motion.” Newsletter of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia 16, no. 3 (1997): 12-15.


“How did poor people emigrate from the British Isles to Australia in the nineteenth century?” In Migration in European History, edited by Colin Holmes, 51-75. Cheltenham, England, and Brookfield, USA: Edward Elgar, International Library of Studies in Migration, 1996.

“The Military Register and the Pursuit of Patrick Sellar.” Scottish Economic and Social History 16 (1996): 38-60.


Visible Women: Female Immigrants in Colonial Australia. Visible Immigrants Four, edited by Eric Richards. Canberra: RSSS, ANU, 1995.

“Convict Women and Female Immigrants Compared: 1841- a turning point?” Co-authored with Deborah Oxley. In  Visible Women: Female Immigrants in Colonial Australia, 1-59.

“The Highland Passage to Colonial Australia.” Scotlands 2 (1995): 28-44.

“Emigration to the New Worlds: Emigration Systems in the early nineteenth century.” Australian Journal of Politics and History 44 (1995): 391-408


“South Australia” and some thirty other articles. In Encyclopedia Britannica. Chicago, 1994; and new edition, 2001.

“Poverty and Survival in Nineteenth Century Coigach.” In Peoples and Settlement in North-West Ross, edited by J. Baldwin, 270-90. Edinburgh: School of Scottish Studies, University of Edinburgh, 1994.

“Suspense in Scottish History.” In Adventures with Clio: Historians Recounting their Memorable Experiences, compiled by Peter Donovan, 25-9. Blackwood: Donovan and Associates, 1994.


“Margins of the Industrial Revolution.” In The Industrial Revolution and British Society, edited by P.K. O’Brien and R.E. Quinault, 203-28. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.

“How did Poor People Emigrate from the British Isles to Australia in the nineteenth century?” Journal of British Studies 32 (1993): 250-80.

“St Kilda and Australia: Emigrants in Peril, 1852-3.” Scottish Historical Review 71 (1993): 129-55.


“Return Migration and British Emigrant Strategies in Colonial Australia.” In Home or Away? Immigrants in Colonial Australia. Visible Immigrants Three, edited by David Fitzpatrick, 64-105. Canberra: RSSS, ANU, 1992.

“The Decline of St Kilda: Demography, Economy and Emigration.” Scottish Economic & Social History 14 (1992): 55-75.

“In Praise of Local History.” Community History 2, no. 3 (September, 1992): 21-5. Reprinted in History: Journal of the Royal Historical Society of Australia (1993).


Poor Australian Immigrants in the Nineteenth Century. Visible Immigrants Two, edited by Eric Richards. Canberra: RSSS, ANU, 1991.

“British Poverty and Australian Immigration in the Nineteenth Century.” In Poor Australian Immigrants in the Nineteenth Century, 1-32.

“Voices of British and Irish Immigrants in Colonial Australia.” In  Migrants, Emigrants and Immigrants, edited by C. Pooley and I.D. Whyte, 19-42. London: Routledge, for the Social History Society of U.K., 1991.

“Scotland and the Uses of the Atlantic Empire.” In Strangers within the Realm: Cultural Margins of the First British Empire, edited by Bernard Bailyn and Philip Morgan, 67-117. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, 1991.

“The Importance of Being Irish in Colonial South Australia.” In The Irish Emigrant Experience in Australia, edited by John O’Brien and Pauric Travers, 62-103. Dublin: Poolbeg Press, 1991.

“Paths of Settlement in Colonial South Australia.” In Terowie Workshop: Exploring the History of South Australian Country Towns, edited by A.F. Denholm, Susan Marsden and Kerrie Round, 17-37. Adelaide: Dept of History, University of Adelaide and the History Trust of South Australia, 1991.

“Irish Life and Progress in Colonial South Australia.” Irish Historical Studies 27, no. 107 (May, 1991): 214-36.


“Young, Sir William James”. In The Australian Dictionary of Biography. Vol. 12.


 Cromartie:  Highland Life 1650-1914. Co-authored with Monica Clough. Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press, 1989, pp. xx + 518.

“Cromartie: The Survival of a Highland Estate and its People, 1700-1914.” The Buchan Lecture for 1989. Summary in Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 119 (1989): 380.

 Neglected Sources for the History of Australian Immigration. Visible Immigrants  One, edited with David Fitzpatrick and Richard Reid. Canberra: Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, 1989.

“Annals of the Australian Immigrant.” In  Neglected Sources for the History of Australian Immigration, 1-19.

“Australia and the Scottish Diaspora.” In Stories of Australian Migration, edited by John Hardy, 47-67. Kensington, NSW: New South Wales University Press, 1989.

“Fate and Culpability in the Highland Clearance.” In Yearbook of the Scottish History Teachers’ Association (Glasgow, 1989): 17-42.


“Scottish Australia, 1788-1914.” In That Land of Exiles, 9-39. Edinburgh: H.M.S.O., 1988.

“Regional Imbalance and Poverty in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain.” In Economy and Society in Scotland and Ireland, 1500-1939, edited by Rosalind Mitchison and Peter Roebuck, 193-209. Edinburgh: John Donald, 1988.

“Phillipps, Sir William Herbert” [co-authored with Joan Hancock]; “Richards, Tobias John Martin and Herbert Clarence”; “Sandford, Sir James Wallace.”   In the Australian Dictionary of Biography. Vol. 11. Melbourne, 1988.

“Scottish Highlanders and Islanders in Australia.” In Encyclopaedia of the Australian People, edited by James Jupp, 765-69. Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1988.


The Flinders History of South Australia: Social History. General editor Eric Richards. Adelaide: Wakefield Press, 1986.

“South Australia Observed, 1836-1936”; “The Peopling of South Australia”; “Immigrant Lives”. In The Flinders History of South Australia: Social History, 1-32; 115-42; 143-70.

“Wealth, Work and Well being: Some Historical Indicators,” co-authored with Joan Hancock. In The Flinders History of South Australia: Social History, 583-612.

“Prologue” to Colonial Blue by Robert Clyne. Adelaide, Wakefield Press, 1986.

“Unknown Australians.” Bulletin of the Australian Academy of the Social Sciences 3 (February 1986).

“Varieties of Scottish Emigration in the Nineteenth Century.” Historical Studies 21 (1986): 473-94.

“The Indispensable Mander-Jones.” Archives and Manuscripts: The Journal of the Australian Society of Archivists 14 (May 1986): 43-5.

“The Roots of British Emigration, 1750-1850.” British Studies Intelligencer. 4th series, Vol. 1, 13. Georgetown University Press, 1986.

“Lyons, Herbert William”; “McCann, Sir Charles”; “Mitchell, Thomas”; “Muecke, Hugo. Carl Emil.” Co-authored with Joan Hancock. In the Australian Dictionary of Biography. Vol. 10. Melbourne, 1986


A History of the Highland Clearances. Vol. 2,  Emigration, Protest, Reasons. London: Croom Helm, pp. xvi + 543.

“A Provincial Community in Wartime – From the Vantage Point of a Seventeenth-Century Minder,” co-authored with Donna Merwick. The Australasian Journal of American Studies 4, no.1 (1985): 27-35.


South Australian Historical Statistics. Joint-editor with Wray Vamplew, Dean Jaensch and Joan Hancock. Kensington, NSW, 1984.

“Manufacturing,” co-authored with Joan Hancock. In South Australian Historical Statistics, 43-75.

“Agrarian Changes, Modernization and the Clearances.” In The Ross and Cromarty Book, edited by Donald  Ormand. Golspie: Northern Times Ltd., 1984.

“Australia and the Scottish Connection 1788-1914.” In The Scots Abroad, edited by R.A. Cage. London: Croom Helm, 1984.


“South Australia and the Great Crash of 1893” and “South Australian Immigration and Emigration in the 1890s.” In South Australia in the 1890s: Historical Essays, edited by Mark Blencowe and Rob van den Hoorn, 261-84. Adelaide: Constitutional Museum, 1983.

“Future Trends in Social History.” In Proceedings of the Fourth Biennial Conference of the Archivists Association of Australasia (1983): 15-29.

“Holden, Henry James and Sir Edward .” Co-authored with Joan Hancock. In Australian Dictionary of Biography. Vol. 9. Melbourne, 1983.


A History of the Highland Clearances. Vol. 1.  Agrarian Transformation and the Evictions, 1745-1886. London: Croom Helm, pp. 532.

The Last Scottish Food Riots. Past & Present, Supplement No. 6 (1982), pp. 60.

“The Geography of Food Riots: 1847.” In  An Atlas of Rural Protest in Britain 1548-1900, edited by Andrew Charlesworth, 108-11. London: Croom Helm, 1982.

“Women in the British Economy since about 1750: An Interpretation.” Reprint in The Woman Question: Readings on the Subordination of Women, edited by Mary Evans, 220-46. London: Fontana, 1982.

“Research on Scottish Economic and Social History in Australia.” Scottish  Economic and Social History Review 2 (1982): 153-61.

“Highland Emigrants to South Australia in the 1850s.” Northern Scotland 5 (1982): 1-30.

“The Uses of Aristocracy in the Nineteenth Century.” The North Staffordshire Journal of Field Studies (1982): 57-78.


“The Land Agent.” In The Victorian Countryside, edited by G.E. Mingay, vol. 2, 439-57. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1981.

“Writing a History of South Australia.Flinders Journal of History and Politics 8 (1981): 1-11.

“Genealogy and the New Social History.” Journal of the Genealogy and Heraldry Society of Australasia (1981).

“Minorities and Migrants in Australian History.” History Forum 3 (1981): 23-32

“ Cohen, Sir Lewis.”  In Australian Dictionary of Biography. Vol. 8.


“An Anatomy of the Sutherland Fortune: Income, Consumption, Investments, Returns, 1780-1880.” Business History 21: 1 (1979): 45-78.

“Bruce, Theodore,” and “Bruce, Sir Wallace.” In Australian Dictionary of Biography. Vol. 7.


“William Younghusband and the Overseas Trade of Early Colonial South Australia.” South Australiana 17: 2 (September 1978): 151-93.

“The Highland Scots of South Australia.” Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia 4 (1978): 33-64.


“The Enterprise of Philip Levi, 1822-1898.” Journal and Proceedings of the Australian Jewish Historical Society 8: 4 (December 1977): 149-66.


History from Below. Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia 1 (1976): 1-17.

“John Prebble’s Mutiny.Scottish Historical Review 55 (1976): 89-93.

“Solomon, Emanuel;” “Tomkinson, Samuel;” “Vosz, Heinrich.”  In Australian Dictionary of Biography. Vol. 6.

“The Sutherland Clearances: New Evidence from Dunrobin.” Northern Scotland 2 (1976): 57-75.


“The Fall and Rise of the Brothers Solomon.” Journal and Proceedings of the Australian Jewish Historical Society 8: 2 (1975): 1-28.

“The Social and Electoral Influence of the Trentham Interest, 1800-1860.” Midland History 3: 2 (1975): 117-48.


“Patterns of Highland Discontent, 1790-1860.” In Popular Protest and Public Order 1780-1920: Six Studies in British History, edited by J. Stevenson and R. Quinault, 75-115. London:  Allen & Unwin, 1974.

“Captain Swing in the West Midlands.” International Review of Social History 19 (1974): 86-99.

Women in the British Economy since about 1700: An Interpretation.” History 59 (October 1974): 337-57.

“A Voice from Below: Benjamin Boyce in South Australia, 1839-1846.” Labour History, 27 (November 1974): 61-72.

“The Industrial Face of a Great Estate: Trentham and Lilleshall, 1780-1860.” Economic History Review. 2nd series. 27 (August 1974): 414-30.

“The Leviathan of Wealth in West Midland Agriculture 1800-1850.” Agricultural History Review 22 (August 1974): 136-52.


The Leviathan of Wealth: The Sutherland Fortune in the Industrial Revolution. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul; Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pp. 340.

“Structural Change in a Regional Economy: Sutherland and the Industrial Revolution, 1780-1830.” Economic History Review. 2nd series, 26. no.1 (1973): 63-76.

“Problems on the Cromartie Estate.” Scottish Historical Review 52, no. 154 (1973): 149-64.

“How Tame were the Highlanders during the Clearances?” Scottish Studies 17 (1973): 35-50.


‘The Finances of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway Again’, Economic History Review, 2nd series, 25 (May 1972): 284-92.


“The Mind of Patrick Sellar 1780-1852.” Scottish Studies 15 (1971): 1-20.


“The Prospect of Economic Growth in Sutherland at the Time of the Clearances.” Scottish Historical Review 99, no.148 (October 1970): 154-57.

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