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By Tony Pollard

In conflict at Culloden Moor on sixteen April 1746 the Jacobite reason was once dealt a mortal blow. the facility of the Highland clans was once damaged. And clone of sword-wielding Highlanders charging right into a hail of lead added by way of the red-coated battalions of the Hanoverian military has handed into legend. The conflict was once decisive - it was once a turning aspect in British heritage. And but our notion of this serious episode has a tendency to be burdened by way of improper, occasionally partisan perspectives of the occasions at the battlefield. So, what fairly occurred at Culloden? during this interesting and unique booklet, a crew of top historians and archaeologists reconsiders each point of the conflict. They learn the newest historic and archaeological facts, query each assumption, and rewrite the tale of the crusade in bright aspect. this can be the 1st time that this sort of extraordinary staff of specialists has eager about a unmarried British conflict. the result's a seminal examine of the topic, and it's a landmark e-book of battlefield archaeology.

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