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Scotland and the French Revolutionary War, 1792-1802

Atle L. Wold


This book is a study of Scotland’s role in the French Revolutionary War. It charts the Scottish contribution to the war effort, as well as to the British government’s struggles to defeat political radicalism at home – lasting from the first outbreak of political disturbances in Scotland in 1792 until the War came to an end in 1802. A main argument presented in the book is that Scottish support for the British government was marked by a consistent focus on the challenges presented by the ‘French Principles’ promoted by the revolutionaries in France. Whether this meant defeating the influence of ... More

Keywords: French Revolution, British government, Scottish government, French Revolutionary ideas, Great Britain

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781474403313
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403313.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Atle L. Wold, author
Senior Lecturer, University of Oslo