The Man Who Gave Away His Island: A Life of John Lorne Campbell of Canna

The Man Who Gave Away His Island: A Life of John Lorne Campbell of Canna

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‘Sensitive and moving’ – Country Life ‘A wonderfully rounded portrait’ – Scots Magazine In 1938 John Lorne Campbell bought the Isle of Canna. He wanted to prevent an island described as the 'jewel of the Hebrides' from becoming a rich man's playground like so many other islands and Highland estates. He wanted to preserve part of the traditional Gaelic culture and show that efficient farming methods could be compatible with wildlife conservation and sustainability.… (more)

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Publisher: Birlinn (August 12, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 3.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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