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Discovering the Scottish Revolution 1692-1746


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Discovering the Scottish Revolution 1692-1746

by Neil Davidson (Author)



ISBN: 9780745320540


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Offers a groundbreaking reassessment of Scottish politics and society in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth century.

'What is so good about Neil Davidson's brave study is that he brings a Marxist perspective to bear on Scottish history in very clear and readable prose. Quotations and statistics drawn from uncannily wide reading will make this book of great value even to those who disagree with it.' Angus Calder, author of Revolutionary Empire and Revolving Culture: Notes from the Scottish Republic


ISBN 745320546
ISBN13 9780745320540
Publisher Pluto Press
Format Hardback
Publication date 16/05/2003
Pages 400
Weight (grammes) 572
Published in United Kingdom
Height (mm) 215
Width (mm) 135

Preface and Acknowledgements


1: Scotland After 1688

2: Three Dimensions of Socio-Economic Crisis: the 1690s

3: From Hanoverian Succession to Incorporating Union, 1700-1707

4: Scotland and the British State: From Crisis to Consolidation, 1708-1716

5: Agricultural Improvement and Social Transformation, 1716-1744

6: The End of the British Revolution, 1745-1746


Appendix: Marx and Engels on Scotland

Bibliographical Essay

Notes and References