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Liverpool Sectarianism: The Rise and Demise

Keith Daniel Roberts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940100
eISBN:
9781786944276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940100.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For a period spanning two centuries the sectarian (‘orange’ versus ‘green’) divide in Liverpool soured relations between its residents. Indeed, the city’s political representatives were often elected ... More


Everton and Liverpool Football Clubs: New Gods

Keith Daniel Roberts

in Liverpool Sectarianism: The Rise and Demise

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940100
eISBN:
9781786944276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940100.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The final chapter asks if and (if so) why football has become the ‘new religion’ of the city, as adherence to Christianity went into decline. It acknowledges how those without a religion often ... More


Conclusion

Keith Daniel Roberts

in Liverpool Sectarianism: The Rise and Demise

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940100
eISBN:
9781786944276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940100.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In conclusion, the various degrees of validity in relation to the diverse array of hypotheses on the decline of sectarianism are analysed. This section tests various assumptions and concludes what ... More


Football, Flags and Fighting (1970–71)

Gareth Mulvenna

in Tartan Gangs and Paramilitaries: The Loyalist Backlash

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383261
eISBN:
9781786944061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383261.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter Three places the oral histories in the context of the growth of republican violence and in particular focuses on the last weekend of June 1970, when events occurred which led to the formation ... More


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