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Exporting radicalism within the empire : Scots Presbyterian political values in Scotland and British North America, c.1815-c.1850

@inproceedings{Wallace2010ExportingRW,
  title={Exporting radicalism within the empire : Scots Presbyterian political values in Scotland and British North America, c.1815-c.1850},
  author={Valerie Wallace},
  year={2010}
}
This thesis offers a reinterpretation of radicalism and reform movements in Scotland and British North America in the first half of the nineteenth century by examining the relationship between ecclesiology and political action. It considers the ways in which Presbyterian political theory and the memory of the seventeenth-century Covenanting movement were used to justify political reform. In particular it examines attitudes in Scotland to Catholic emancipation, the Reform Act of 1832, the… 
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