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Author Daniel, Szechi.
Title Britain's lost revolution?: Jacobite Scotland and French grand strategy, 1701-8.
Imprint [Place of publication not identified] : Oxford University Press USA : Manchester University Press, 2015.

Author Daniel, Szechi.
Subject Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715.
Jacobites.
Great Britain -- History -- George I, 1714-1727.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1714-1727.
Scotland -- Foreign relations -- France.
France -- Foreign relations -- Scotland.
France -- History -- Louis XIV, 1643-1715.
Description 1 online resource.
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Contents Britain's lost revolution?: Jacobite Scotland and French grand strategy, 1701-8; Half Title Page; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations and maps; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations, dates, spelling and punctuation; Chapter 1: Britain's lost revolution and the historians; Chapter 2: March 1708 and its aftermath; Chapter 3: The Jacobite underground in the early eighteenth century; Chapter 4: The Scots Jacobite agenda, 1702-10; Chapter 5:The geopolitics of the Enterprise of Scotland; Chapter 6: Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Summary This book is a frontal attack on an entrenched orthodoxy. Our official, public vision of the early eighteenth century demonises Louis XIV and France and marginalises the Scots Jacobites. Louis is seen as an incorrigibly imperialistic monster and the enemy of liberty and all that is good and progressive. The Jacobite Scots are presented as so foolishly reactionary and dumbly loyal that they were (sadly) incapable of recognising their manifest destiny as the cannon fodder of the first British empire. But what if Louis acted in defence of a nation's liberties and (for whatever reason) sought to r.
ISBN 9781847799890 (electronic bk.)
1847799892 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 953456480



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