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  • Von der Wahrheit zur Wahrscheinlichkeitby Annette Meyer

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 182.00

    In the 18th century, the science of man opened up the conceptual framework for re-interpreting the origins and development of the human species itself. It was the ever more popular reports of 'savages' which had led to a questioning of the biblical account of Creation. Borrowing from scientific methods, the Scottish Enlightenment developed a model... more...

  • An Uncounselled Kingby Peter Donald

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 48.00

    A new perspective on the Scottish troubles in the crisis years of 1637?41 more...

  • Downfallby Alan McCombes

    Birlinn 2011; US$ 6.75

    From prison cell to the political limelight, and back again, there is no doubt that Tommy Sheridan – tanned, handsome and armed with a soundbite for every occasion – was one of the most colourful figures in the drab, dusty world of party politics. Yet behind the charismatic exterior of the man who first came to public notice during the anti-Poll Tax... more...

  • Andrew Fletcher and the Treaty of the Unionby P.H. Scott

    Birlinn 2013; US$ 7.28

    Andrew Fletcher has been known since his own lifetime as "The Patriot" because of his determined resistance to the parliamentary Union of Scotland and England in 1707. More recently he has won a new reputation for the boldness, lucidity and originality of his political thought, in which he advocated parliamentary democracy, Scottish independence and... more...

  • Zwischen Rom und dem Erdkreisby Maria Stuiber

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00

    Die Autorin rekonstruiert vor dem Hintergrund einer biografischen Skizze Entwicklung und Umfang des gelehrten Briefnetzwerks von Kardinal Stefano Borgia in der zweiten Hälfte des 18. Jahrhunderts und analysiert in einem zweiten Schritt unterschiedliche Typen von Briefpartnern und ihre Funktionen innerhalb des weltumspannenden Netzwerks, ohne dessen... more...

  • Scotland in the Age of Two Revolutionsby Sharon Adams; Julian Goodare

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 115.00

    The seventeenth century was one of the most dramatic periods in Scotland's history, with two political revolutions, intense religious strife culminating in the beginnings of toleration, and the modernisation of the state and its infrastructure. This book focuses on the history that the Scots themselves made. more...

  • Culloden Talesby Hugh G. Allison

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 16.98

    Culloden was the last battle on British soil. It marked the end of clan culture and was the harbinger of the Highland Clearances. It ensured the inevitability of the American Revolution and increased the outpouring of Scots across the globe. It is the only battle that British Army regiments are not permitted to include in their battle honours; the... more...

  • Jacobite Storiesby Dane Love

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2011; US$ 14.57

    For too long, this period of Scottish history has been romanticised with the exploits of Bonnie Prince Charlie to the fore. Dane Love's personal interest in his ancestors has made him research the lives of ordinary men and women who lived, fought and died during this period and the result is a highly readable account of the Jacobite era. All the main... more...

  • Jacobite Dictionaryby Mairead McKerracher

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57

    Covering people, places, events and fully cross-referenced, the Jacobite Dictionary is an eye-opener on the world of Jacobitism. Spanning the years of the Stuart succession to the Glorious Revolution and beyond, this concise reference book brings essential historical information to the reader at a glance (» denotes an interactive cross-reference).... more...

  • Rob Roy MacGregorby Nigel Tranter

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57

    Rob Roy MacGregor?s name and reputation stride through late-17th- and early 18th-century Scottish history and he is probably the nation?s best-known historical figure next to Robert the Bruce, William Wallace and Bonnie Prince Charlie. Along with those three, Rob Roy?s portrayal in book and film has created a figure that does not really tally with... more...