Jacobite Movement in Scotland and in Exile, 1749-1759

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Overview

The argument presented in this book arose from an extension to the question whether the suppression of the Jacobite Rising of 1745-46, as represented by a long-standing historiographical consensus, spelled the end of Jacobite hopes, and British fears, of another restoration attempt. The principal conclusion of this book is that the Jacobite Movement persisted as a viable threat to the British state, and was perceived as such by its opponents to 1759.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403912916
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 1/3/2004
  • Series: Studies in Modern History Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

Doron Zimmermann is with the Center for Security Studies, Federal Institute of Technology at Zurich, Switzerland.

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Table of Contents

Abstract
• Acknowledgments
• Note on dates
• Abbreviations
• The Historians and the Last Phase of Jacobitism: From Culloden to Quiberon Bay, 1746-1759
• Suppression and Resistance: Hanoverians and Jacobites in 1746-1747
• The Jacobite Movement in Exile after Culloden, 1746-1748
• The Plot that Almost Happened: The Jacobite Movement, the British Government and the Elibank Conspiracy, 1749-1754
• The Last Attempt: The Jacobites and the 'Fifty-Nine, 1756-1759
• A Jacobite Renaissance or Epitaph, 1746-1759?
• Bibliography
• Index

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