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The People’s Champion, 1866–1867

Miles Taylor

in Ernest Jones, Chartism, and the Romance of Politics 1819-1869

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207290
eISBN:
9780191717277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207290.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1865, Ernest Jones returned to the field of political agitation in England. He joined the parliamentary reform campaign, initially under the auspices of the Manchester Manhood Suffrage League, and ... More


American Government in Ireland, 1790-1913: A History of the US Consular Service

Bernadette Whelan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083013
eISBN:
9781781703281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083013.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book reconstructs American consular activity in Ireland from 1790 to 1913 and elucidates the interconnectedness of America's foreign interests, Irish nationalism and British imperialism. Its ... More


Shock, Politics, Literature

Deaglán Ó Donghaile

in Blasted Literature: Victorian Political Fiction and the Shock of Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640676
eISBN:
9780748651689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640676.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the connection between bombs and books. It starts with a description of the bomb exhibits in the Black Museum during the 1890s. It examines the potential of ... More


Race and Class in the 1860s

Patrick Brantlinger

in Taming Cannibals: Race and the Victorians

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450198
eISBN:
9780801462634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450198.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines why race acquired such significance in Victorian culture in the 1860s. The conjunction of six major factors brought race to the fore in many arenas and genres, from novels and ... More


The British Awakening to the Military Nature of the Rebellion, August–October 1936

Matthew Kraig Kelly

in Crime of Nationalism: Britain, Palestine, and Nation-Building on the Fringe of Empire

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520291485
eISBN:
9780520965256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291485.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the divergence, in the latter weeks of the rebellion, between the British public and private portrayals of the revolt. British public statements finally fully converged with ... More


‘Why, it’s like a ’98 trial’: The Irish Judiciary and the Fenian Trials, 1865–1866

Richard A. Keogh

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/9781786940650.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the ‘Fenian trials’ of 1865–66. It challenges us to think beyond established ‘speeches from the dock’ narratives to consider the part played by the judiciary in the theatre of ... More


Matthew Harris, Fenianism and land agitation in the west of Ireland

Gerard Moran

in Land questions in modern Ireland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719078804
eISBN:
9781781707944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078804.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers the political career of one of the Land War's pivotal figures, Matthew Harris. Harris was one of the Fenians leaders who felt that an agrarian agitation could be made into a ... More


Departures and Returns

Breandán Mac Suibhne

in The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198738619
eISBN:
9780191801884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738619.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The authorities assisted McGlynn to emigrate to Australia, where he returned to teaching. The four men in custody were released after serving twelve months. Most of the men arrested on McGlynn’s ... More


Returns: 1881–1886

Alexander Bubb

in Meeting Without Knowing It: Kipling and Yeats at the Fin de Siècle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198753872
eISBN:
9780191815669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753872.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter charts Yeats and Kipling’s abrupt return, at the age of sixteen, to their respective countries of origin (Yeats to art school in Dublin, and Kipling to a journalist’s career in India), ... More


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