The '45 Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Untold Story of the Jacobite Rising by Christopher Duffy
  

The '45 Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Untold Story of the Jacobite Rising

Written by Christopher Duffy
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Synopsis

The '45 Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Untold Story of the Jacobite Rising by Christopher Duffy

The '45 Rising has been romanticised over the centuries in many books and films, and still arouses strong emotions in Scotland, but this is the first comprehensive history ever. It is based on original research in all available archives, including Swedish, French and German records. These make nonsense of the many popular histories based on self-serving accounts written by a few of the key participants. Christopher Duffy, the world's greatest authority on 18th century warfare, writes a vivid narrative that overturns many accepted 'facts' about The '45. This is a major work that addresses a crucial episode in British history: the last time that a British monarch stood a serious chance of being unseated by a dynastic rival at the head of an army.

About the Author

Dr Christopher Duffy was a Senior Lecturer at Sandhurst. He is the author of numerous books and studies including THE ARMY OF FREDERICK THE GREAT and SIEGE WARFARE

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
640 pages
Interest Age: From 12

Author

Christopher Duffy
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Publisher

Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Publication date

4th April 2007

ISBN

9780753822623


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