CULLODEN: GREAT BATTLES

PITTOCK (M.)

C012

£18.99

224pp. 2016. On both sides there has long been a tendency to regard the battle as a dramatic clash, between Highlander and Lowlander, Celt and Saxon, Catholic and Protestant, the old and the new. Yet, as this account of the battle and its long cultural afterlife suggests, while viewing Culloden in such a way might be rhetorically compelling, it is not necessarily good history. Part of the new and excellent Oxford University Press Great Battles series.