Lord Seaforth: Highland Landowner, Caribbean Governor

by Finlay McKichan

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Judges' Comments:

'A rigorous study of the head of one of Scotland’s leading landed dynasties. It examines key themes during transformational decades in Highland, British – and Caribbean - history, including Seaforth’s attitude to and sympathy for plantation slaves, but also incorporates insights into the personality of a man who was profoundly deaf and partially mute. '