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The Myth of the Jacobite Clans

Murray Pittock

in The Myth of the Jacobite Clans: The Jacobite Army in 1745

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627561
eISBN:
9780748653461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627561.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines the composition of the Jacobite armies in detail, reinforcing the demonstrably Lowland character of many of their troops as identified by Daniel Szechi, Christopher Duffy, and ... More


The Myth of the Jacobite Clans: The Jacobite Army in 1745

Murray Pittock

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627561
eISBN:
9780748653461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627561.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The first edition of this book argued that British history had long caricatured Jacobitism rather than understanding it, and that the Jacobite Risings in fact enjoyed extensive Lowland support and ... More


What is a Highlander, What was a Jacobite?

Murray Pittock

in The Myth of the Jacobite Clans: The Jacobite Army in 1745

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627561
eISBN:
9780748653461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627561.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter defines the concepts of ‘Highlander’ and ‘Jacobite’ as regards the arguments of this study: for one of the best excuses sloppy historical treatment of the '45 has had is the way in which ... More


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