22 January 1981
Show More Presbyteries and Profits: Calvinism and the Development of Capitalism in Scotland 1506-1707 by Gordon Marshall.
Oxford, 406 pp., £18, September 1980, 0 19 827246 4Show More
The Jacobite Risings in Britain, 1689-1746 by Bruce Lenman.
Eyre Methuen, 300 pp., £9.95, May 1980, 0 413 39650 9Show More
“... of the clergy in the 1630s and 1640s than to the Calvinist ethic as expressed in economic terms. Bruce Lenman’s book on the Jacobite risings sets out to show, not only that Scottish history is more than the study of a few dramatic episodes strongly coloured by royal personalities (the rule of Mary Queen of Scots, the Forty-Five), but also that the ...”