Forging the state : European state formation and the Anglo-Scottish Union of 1707 / editors, Andrew Mackillop and Micheál Ó Siochrú
- Introduction : unions in Europe / Andrew Mackillop & Micheál Ó Siochrú -- Union before union : the failure of 'Britain' in the middle ages / David Ditchburn -- the Anglo-Scottish Union of 1707 : the scope for a European perspective / John Robertson -- Union as process : confused sovereignty and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, 1385-1796 / Robert I. Frost -- Maintaining union : Habsburg rule in early modern Hungary / Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin -- Dynasties and union : the Austracists and the War of the Spanish Succession / Jon Arrieta Alberdi -- Kingdom, crown and parliament : patriot myth and the origins of the Irish union / S.J. Connolly -- Picturing the divisiveness of union / Mary Pryor -- Epilogue : the 1707 union, Europe and the culture of Scotland / Peter Davidson & Daniel MacCannell.
- Situates the 1707 Anglo-Scottish Union in the context of European state formation, exploring comparable political, economic and cultural efforts at unification on the continent.
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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