Radical Scotland: Uncovering Scotland's Radical History - From the French Revolutionary Era to the 1820 Rising

Radical Scotland: Uncovering Scotland's Radical History - From the French Revolutionary Era to the 1820 Rising

by Kenny Macaskill

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785905704
Publisher: Biteback Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date: 10/10/2020
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1 The Monument 1

2 In Search of the Revolutionary Story 13

3 A Discontented Land 27

4 The King's Birthday Riots and Other Disturbances 37

5 The Friends of the People and the Trees of Liberty 47

6 The First National Convention and Repression Unleashed 57

7 Muir and Palmer Stand Trial 75

8 The British Convention Meets and the Other Martyrs Stand Trial 89

9 A Change in Tactics and the Pike Plot 109

10 George Mealmaker and the Society of the United Scotsmen 121

11 The Militia Act Riots 149

12 The Massacre of Tranent 175

13 Foreign Armies and the Dutch Invasion 197

14 A Legacy Remains and the Fate of the Other Martyrs 215

15 Radicalism Reignited 241

16 Events in England 259

17 The 1820 Rising 275

18 Aftermath and Epilogue 291

Appendices 305

Bibliography 325

Acknowledgements 329

Notes 331

Index 339

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