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[[ READ PDF ]] ☞ Restoration Scotland, 1660 - 1690: Royalist Politics, Religion and Ideas ⇵ In the twilight years of Scottish independence, the Restoration period witnessed both the triumph of Stuart absolutism and the radical Covenanting resistance of the Killing Times immortalised in presbyterian memory This is the first account of this fascinating and dramatic period in Scottish history It begins with the widespread popular royalism that acclaimed Charles II s return to power inand concludes by examining the collapse of royal authority that occurred under his brother, James VII II, and the events of the Williamite Revolution ofIn reconstructing the world of late seventeenth century Scotland, this book draws on an extensive range of printed and manuscript sources, the majority of which have never been used by historians before Amidst current interest in Scottish political and parliamentary history before , this book emphasises the dynamic and characteristic cosmopolitanism of Restoration intellectual culture as revealed from a range of national, British and Continental perspectives In doing so, it challenges numerous historiographical orthodoxies, and modifies conventional understanding of pre Enlightenment ScotlandARE JACKSON lectures in the history of political thought at the University of Cambridge