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Scots and Britons: Scottish Political Thought and the Union of 1603

Scots and Britons: Scottish Political Thought and the Union of 1603

by Roger A. Mason


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ISBN-13: 9780521026208
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/31/2006
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 340
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: imagining Scotland: Scottish political thought and the problem of Britain 1560-1650 Roger A. Mason; Part I. Perspectives on Union: 1. The union of 1603 Jenny Wormald; 2. Scotland, the union and the idea of a 'General crisis' Maurice Lee, Jr.; 3. The vanishing emperor: British kingship and its decline Keith M. Brown; Part II. George Buchanan: 4. George Buchanan, James VI and neo-Classicism Rebecca W. Bushnell; 5. George Buchanan, James VI and the Presbyterians Roger A. Mason; 6. George Buchanan and the anti-monarchomachs J. H. Burns; Part III. Empire and Identity: 7. The Scottish Reformation and the Origins of Anglo-British imperialism Roger A. Mason; 8. Number and National consciousness: the Edinburgh mathematicians and Scottish political culture at the union of the crowns Arthur H. Williamson; 9. Law, sovereignty and the union Brian P. Levack; Part IV. The Convenanters: 10. The political ideas of a covenanting leader: Archibald Campbell, Marquis of Argyll Edward J. Cowan; 11. Lex rex iusto posita: Samuel Rutherford on the origins of government John D. Ford; Postscript: two kingdoms and three histories? Political thought in British contexts J. G. A. Pocock; Index.

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