A couple of recent publications from the 'Highland Homecomings' research
project that listers interested in the Scottish diaspora, 'roots tourism',
landscape and heritage may be interested in...
P. Basu, 2005, 'Macpherson Country: genealogical identities, spatial
histories and the Scottish diasporic clanscape', Cultural Geographies 12
P. Basu, 2005, 'Roots tourism as return movement: semantics and the
Scottish diaspora', in M. Harper, ed., Emigrant Homecomings: The Return
Movement of Emigrants, 1600-2000, Manchester: Manchester University Press.
[This includes other chapters of interest to Scotland/Highland researchers,
including: S. Murdoch, 'Children of the diaspora: the homecoming of the
second generation Scot in the seventeenth century'; E. Richards, 'Running
home from Australia: intercontinental mobility and migrant expectations in
the nineteenth century'; A. Grosjean, 'Returning to Belhelvie, 1593-1875:
the impact of return migration on an Aberdeenshire parish'; A. Mackillop,
'The Highlands and the returning nabob: Sir Hector Munro of Novar,
P. Basu, 2004, 'Route metaphors of roots tourism in the Scottish Highland
diaspora', in S. Coleman & J. Eade, eds, Reframing Pilgrimage: Cultures in
Motion, London: Routledge. pp.150-174.
All the best,
Department of Anthropology
University of Sussex