English Society 1660-1832
by Jonathan Clark
The History of Parliament: The House of Commons, 1715-1754
by Romney Sedgwick ed.
Jacobitism and the English People, 1688-1788
by Paul Monod
1715: The Great Jacobite Rebellion
by Daniel Szechi
France and the Jacobite Rising of 1745
by Frank McLynn
The failure of the Stuarts to win back the English or Scottish throne changed the course of history, enabling the buildup of a highly centralized British state and, possibly, America’s war for independence. Murray Pittock chooses the best books on Jacobitism, the 18th century phenomenon that nearly overthrew the British government.