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The Jacobites : Britain and Europe 1688-1788 - Daniel Szechi

The Jacobites

Britain and Europe 1688-1788

Paperback Published: 10th March 1994
ISBN: 9780719037740
Number Of Pages: 172

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This work provides a pan-European survey of the Jacobite phenomenon. It examines Jacobitism in all three kingdoms - and offers an interpretation of the impact of the Jacobites on the history of Britain and Europe. This book also provides a survey of the debates that still surround the subject and acquaints the student with the most recent writing and research. Szechi explains what Jacobitism was and what it did. He then goes on to examine who the Jacobites were, particularly focusing on their socio-economic status, social networks and religious affiliations. He also looks in detail at the ideology of Jacobitism and the rediscovered voice of popular Jacobitism. Additionally, such areas as the Irish dimension and the Jacobite diaspora are explored. This textbook aims to lead students clearly and thoroughly through one of the most complex subjects in 18th century history.

General editors' preface
Author's acknowledgements
List of abbreviations and note on dates
A Jacobite chronology
Introductionp. 1
Jacobite societyp. 12
The ideology of Jacobitismp. 29
Jacobitism and the British state, 1689-1716p. 41
A European cause and its defeat, 1716-1759p. 85
The Jacobite diaspora, 1688-1788p. 126
Conclusionp. 136
Illustrative documentsp. 140
Bibliographyp. 154
Indexp. 163
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ISBN: 9780719037740
ISBN-10: 0719037743
Series: Politics Today (Paperback)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 172
Published: 10th March 1994
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.62 x 13.82  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.27