Wednesday, 5 October 2011

The Jacobites - Reading List

For those of you wanting to dig a little bit deeper into the study of the Jacobite Cause, following last night's stimulating lecture by Barbara Graham, here is a short booklist kindly provided by Barbara.  It is fairly comprehensive and covers a much wider time period than that discussed by Barbara at last night's meeting.

The Jacobites, 1688-1788

Selective booklist


 Molly Davidson            The Jacobites [Geddes & Grosset, 2008]

Bruce Lenman                        The Jacobite Cause [Richard Drew Publishing, 1986]

1745 Association        A Jacobite Library


 Tom Devine                Clanship to Crofters’ War [Manchester U. Press, 1994]

Bruce Lenman                        The Jacobite Clans of the Great Glen,  [Scottish Cultural Press, 1995]

 Jacobites and Europe

 Frank McLynn             France and the Jacobite Rising of 1745   [Edinburgh U. Press, 1981]

Daniel Szechi              The Jacobites: Britain and Europe, 1688-1788    [Manchester U. Press, 1994]

Glorious Revolution – Anne’s reign

 John Prebble               Glencoe [Penguin, 1973]

Edward Vallance         The Glorious Revolution,1688: Britain's Fight for Liberty[Abacus, 2007]

H. & B. van der Zee     1688: Revolution in the Family [Viking, 1988]

 James VIII

 Edward Corp               The Stuart Courts in Exile [The 1745 Association, 2005]

Peggy Miller                 James [George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1974]

 1708, 1715 and 1719 Risings

 John Baynes               The Jacobite Rising of 1715 [The History Book Club, 1970]

C. Sinclair-Stevenson   Inglorious Rebellion [Faber 2010]

Daniel Szechi              1715: the Great Jacobite Rebellion  [Yale U. Press, c2006]

1745 Rising

 1745 Association                    No Quarter Given [1745 Association, 1984]

National Trust for Scotland     Culloden [NTS, 2010]

Murray Pittock                         The myth of the Jacobite clans: the Jacobite Army in 1745                                         [Edinburgh U Press, 2009]
John Prebble                           Culloden [Pimlico, 2002]

K. Tomasson & F. Buist         Battles of the ’45 [Pan, 1967]

Charles Edward Stuart

 David Daiches                        Charles Edward Stuart [Thames & Hudson, 1973]

Winifred Duke             In the Steps of Bonnie Prince Charlie  [Rich & Cowan, 1953]

Margaret Forster         The Rash Adventurer [Grafton, 1975]

Frank McLynn             Bonnie Prince Charlie: Charles Edward Stuart [Pimlico, 2003]

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