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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


Crime, Violence and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Kyle Hughes and Donald MacRaild (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940650
eISBN:
9781786944986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940650.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The study of crime and violence in all its multifarious forms remains one of the most productive areas of enquiry for Irish historians. Considered an inordinately violent and unruly society by many ... More


Homicide in pre-Famine and Famine Ireland

Richard Mc Mahon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319471
eISBN:
9781781380956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319471.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Was pre-Famine and Famine Ireland a violent society? The dominant view among a range of commentators at the time, and in the work of many historians since, is that violence was both prevalent and ... More


Introduction

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/9781786940100.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The introduction provides a brief background on the Liverpool born author, as well as explaining how he became interested in the topic. It also indicates some similarities, while acknowledging the ... More


The Diminishing Politics of Sectarianism: How Class Politics Displaced Identity Politics

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/9781786940100.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter five assesses the interplay between the religious and political divide. It asserts that to rival the Tory-Orange-Protestant caucus, the Liberals would also play on sectarianism to gain votes, ... More


Ecumenism: ‘The Great Mersey Miracle’ and a Decline in Religious Observance

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/9781786940100.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter six discusses a growing tide of ecumenism in the city: the ‘better together’ philosophy of Bishop Sheppard and Archbishop Worlock. The opinions of clergymen, politicians, and others are ... More


The Transfer of Racism: Did Liverpool’s Black and Chinese Communities Become ‘New Aliens’?

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/9781786940100.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter seven assesses whether the introduction of ‘new aliens’ into Liverpool, in the form of the Afro/Caribbean and Chinese communities, may have provided an alternative focus for prejudice, which ... 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


From Bandon to … Bandon: Sectarian Violence in Cork during the Nineteenth Century

Ian d’Alton

in Crime, Violence and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940650
eISBN:
9781786944986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940650.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter attempts to place a taxonomy and a structure on sectarian violence in county Cork. Bandon—notorious for its ‘ostentatious protestantism’—provides the focus. Celebrations of orangeism, ... More


‘Loyal to the Crown but not the Crown’s Government’: The Challenge to Policing Posed by the Orange Order in 1830s Ulster

Daragh Curran

in Crime, Violence and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940650
eISBN:
9781786944986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940650.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The strength of the Orange Order in early nineteenth-century Ulster, if at first a boon, was later a cause of concern for successive British governments. From local magistrates at petty sessions ... More


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