The English and Lowland Scots regarded Highlanders as a wild, barbarous people on the northern frontier. A robust, martial culture, with their own language and a distinctive clan system, the highlanders lived outside the centralizing sphere of the Scottish and English state. in the 17th and 18th centuries, the state would impose "civilization" on the Highlanders _ with fire and sword.
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