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The Repentant Son and the Unforgiving Father: Making a Man of Feeling, a Man of Credit

Sarah M. S. Pearsall

in Atlantic Families: Lives and Letters in the Later Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199532995
eISBN:
9780191714443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532995.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter, which focuses on Virginia and Scotland, looks at a rupture between a father and a prodigal son, over issues of sensibility and sentiment, but mainly over issues of credit, in the period ... More


The Farewell Between Husband and Wife: The Politics of Family Feeling

Sarah M. S. Pearsall

in Atlantic Families: Lives and Letters in the Later Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199532995
eISBN:
9780191714443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532995.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter attends to the separation of a husband and a wife during and immediately after the American Revolution, considering what attended those moments when the ‘silken cords’ of marriage were ... More


Tartan Gangs and Paramilitaries: The Loyalist Backlash

Gareth Mulvenna

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383261
eISBN:
9781786944061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383261.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Tartan Gangs and Paramilitaries is a new oral history of the loyalist backlash of the early 1970s in Northern Ireland. In the violent maelstrom of Belfast in 1971 and 1972 many young members of ... More


Conclusion

Nick Mansfield

in Soldiers as Workers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781382783
eISBN:
9781781383964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382783.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This short chapter summarises the arguments made in the book revisiting the discussion about nuances in working lives, structures and attitudes to conclude that class is the key tool for an analysis ... More


Spaces of exclusion and intrusion in the 1790s

Katrina Navickas

in Protest and the Politics of Space and Place, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097058
eISBN:
9781526104144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097058.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The French Revolution polarised popular politics in England. This chapter examines the rise of working-class radical societies and the response by loyalist elites in the 1790s. It argues that ... More


Peterloo and the changing definition of seditious assembly

Katrina Navickas

in Protest and the Politics of Space and Place, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097058
eISBN:
9781526104144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097058.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

The Peterloo Massacre of 16 August 1819 in Manchester was the defining event of this period. It unified radical groups across northern England and indeed Britain in a shared abhorrence of the ... More


Inventing the Myth: Political Passions and the Ulster Protestant Imagination

Connal Parr

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198791591
eISBN:
9780191833953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791591.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Drama

This book approaches Ulster Protestantism through its theatrical and cultural intersection with politics, re-establishing a forgotten history and engaging with contemporary debates. Anchored by the ... More


Introduction

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/9781781383261.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The introduction outlines the core themes and structure of the book as well as the theories which underpin the oral history contained therein.


Protestants at War? (1971–72)

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/9781781383261.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter Four continues from the second half of 1971, highlighting the increasing fear among journalists and politicians that the Tartan gangs were more than mere hooligans. As violence increased, the ... More


Convergence (1972)

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/9781781383261.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the convergence between the nascent loyalist paramilitaries, most notably the Red Hand Commando and Young Citizen Volunteers, with the Tartan gangs which had been so prominent ... More


Conclusion

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/9781781383261.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter brings together the main arguments in the book and highlights that the work provides a fresh and dynamic interpretation of the emergence of loyalist paramilitaries in the early 1970s. It ... More


Civilians and Communities I: Non-cooperation and Defiance

Brian Hughes

in Defying the IRA?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781382974
eISBN:
9781786944016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382974.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on civilians who refused to cooperate with the Irish Republican Army (IRA). It begins by exploring two illustrative examples of Dáil Éireann edits enforced by local IRA units: ... More


The Ulster Workers’ Council strike: the perfect storm

Gordon Gillespie

in Sunningdale, the Ulster Workers' Council Strike and the Struggle for Democracy in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719099519
eISBN:
9781526124128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099519.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In May 1974 a two week long industrial stoppage spearheaded by a little known group of loyalist trade unionists brought about the collapse of the Northern Ireland Executive and ended a political ... More


Cultural responses to and the legacies of Sunningdale

Connal Parr

in Sunningdale, the Ulster Workers' Council Strike and the Struggle for Democracy in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719099519
eISBN:
9781526124128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099519.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter will focus on the politico-cultural legacies of the Sunningdale Agreement, a period defined by a strange blend of strife and cooperation. It will frame the experiment as a culmination of ... More


Introduction

Ruma Chopra

in Almost Home: Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300220469
eISBN:
9780300235227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220469.003.0001
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter sets the context for the Maroon relocations to Nova Scotia and Sierra Leone. It describes the reconfiguration of the British Empire in the aftermath of the American Revolution, and the ... More


Demonstrations of Loyalty

Atle L. Wold

in Scotland and the French Revolutionary War, 1792-1802

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474403313
eISBN:
9781474415965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403313.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter explores the various ways in which Scots demonstrated their loyalty to the British state in the 1790s. It is argued here that loyalism, and not patriotism, is the better term to use when ... More


Loyalist Ideology

Atle L. Wold

in Scotland and the French Revolutionary War, 1792-1802

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474403313
eISBN:
9781474415965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403313.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The final chapter of this book explores the pro-government argument presented in Scotland in the 1790s, under the heading of loyalist ideology. The chapter focuses on the central elements in this ... More


Conclusion

Atle L. Wold

in Scotland and the French Revolutionary War, 1792-1802

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474403313
eISBN:
9781474415965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403313.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

What, in the end, characterised Scottish support for the British state in the 1790s – be that either in terms of Scotland’s contribution to the war effort, or the assistance Scottish loyalists gave ... More


William Richardson: popular loyalism and the politics of Protestant Ascendancy

Allan Blackstock

in Science, politics and society in early nineteenth-century Ireland: The Reverend William Richardson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085185
eISBN:
9781781705001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085185.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Several of William Richardson's ancestors fought at the siege of Derry in 1689. He was rector of Clonfeacle during another troubled period when sectarian conflict engendered the Catholic Defenders ... More


The Church, associations and ethnic and loyalist identities

Joseph Hardwick

in An Anglican British world: The Church of England and the expansion of the settler empire, c. 1790-1860

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087226
eISBN:
9781781707845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087226.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter considers the Church of England’s relationship with the growth of a range of voluntary associations and societies in the colonies of European settlement in the middle third of the ... More


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