Comann Eachdraichd Uig

The Lewis Land Struggle: Na Gaisgich

Joni Buchanan
Acair 1996
ISBN 0 86152 166 8

A study of the crofter’s uprisings in Lewis as they resisted landlordism, clearance and emigration, with a focus on four crucial flashpoints (Pairc, Aignish, Coll and Gress and Bernera) as well as background on the wider issues. Includes songs and poems that came out of the land struggle and supplementary articles in Gaelic from Angus “Ease” Macleod, Rev Donald Macaulay, Iain M Macleod, Iain MacArthur and George Stewart.