Scots and the Union

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Edinburgh University Press, 14 de abr. de 2014 - 480 páginas
This book traces the background to the Treaty of Union of 1707, explains why it happened and assesses its impact on Scottish society, including the bitter struggle with the Jacobites for acceptance of the union in the two decades that followed its inaugur

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contrasting and changing receptions of the union of 1707
1
1 Issues debates and aims
23
searching for the roots of union
70
ambition and achievement and the aftermath of the Revolution
104
a nation in crisis
139
5 The most neglected if not opprest State in Europe? Confrontations and the search for compromise 17005
184
Parliament and the reconstruction of the pathway towards union 17056
224
the union commissioners and the hearts and minds of the people
243
the union Parliament and the Scottish nation
274
9 Union in the balance union accomplished
322
Appendix A Membership of the Council of Trade elected 1705 voting record foragainst the court in the thirty recorded divisions in the union Parlia...
381
Bibliography
392
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Christopher A. Whatley is Professor of Scottish History, Vice-Principal and Head of the College of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Dundee. A Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, he is author of The Scots and the Union (EUP, 2006).

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