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  • War of words: Daniel Defoe and the 1707 Union

    McKim, Anne M. (Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies, 2008)
    The Union of Scotland and England on 1 May 1707 was – and for some still is – undoubtedly contentious. This essay takes a close look at the language Defoe employed in his History of the Union, the language of persuasion, ...