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Paisley and Trouble

Steve Bruce

in Paisley: Religion and Politics in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199281022
eISBN:
9780191712760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281022.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Many critics blame Paisley for the Troubles. He has been accused of serious crime, incitement, and creating a climate conducive to terrorism. This chapter considers the evidence against Paisley, ... More


Public Controversy and Intellectual Dissent, 1949–72

Robert Tobin

in The Minority Voice: Hubert Butler and Southern Irish Protestantism, 1900-1991

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641567
eISBN:
9780191738418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641567.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter addresses the conservatism that continued to dominate Irish society during the 1950s and the shift that began to take place in the course of the 1960s. It assesses Butler's efforts to ... More


Discovery of a Lack: The Last September (1928)

Neil Corcoran

in Elizabeth Bowen: The Enforced Return

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198186908
eISBN:
9780191719011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186908.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter offers a reading of Bowen's novel, The Last September, set during the Troubles in Ireland in the 1920s, taking stock of some historical accounts of the period, notably Peter Hart's. It ... More


Ghost-Haunted Land: Contemporary Art and Post-Troubles Northern Ireland

Declan Long

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784991449
eISBN:
9781526132291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991449.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Since the signing of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998 — the formal end-point of the thirty-year modern ‘Troubles’ — contemporary visual artists have offered diverse responses to post-conflict ... More


The Beginnings of Change

Paul Bushkovitch

in Religion and Society in Russia: The Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195069464
eISBN:
9780199854615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195069464.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

After the Time of Troubles new currents of thought began to appear in Russian religious literature. Both innovators and conservatives were open to the religious literature of the Ukraine, though in ... More


From Empire to International Commonwealth: A Biography of Lionel Curtis

Deborah Lavin

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198126164
eISBN:
9780191671623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198126164.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Lionel Curtis C. H. once counted among the great and the good, working behind the scenes of international politics and honoured as the ‘pioneer of a great idea’ — international federation as the ... More


The Northern Ireland Troubles in Britain: Impacts, engagements, legacies and memories

Graham Dawson, Jo Dover, and Stephen Hopkins (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096310
eISBN:
9781526120809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096310.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For the three decades of the Northern Ireland ‘Troubles’ (1968–98), the United Kingdom experienced within its borders a profound and polarizing conflict. Yet relatively little research has addressed ... More


Paramilitary loyalism: Identity and change

Richard Reed

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095306
eISBN:
9781781708682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095306.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Sixteen years have passed since the signing of the Good Friday Agreement closed a chapter on Northern Ireland’s tragic past. But not everyone has moved on as far as the architects of peace would have ... More


‘Unbearably Oldfashioned and Pointless’: The Era of the Troubles, 1968–2005

Paul Bew

in Ireland: The Politics of Enmity 1789-2006

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199561261
eISBN:
9780191701832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561261.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses the ‘Era of Troubles’ of Ireland from 1968 to 2005. The first section of this chapter examines politics after the Stormont regime from 1972 to 1974. The second section explores ... More


Northern Ireland after 1968: An Anticolonial Struggle?

Stephen Howe

in Ireland and Empire: Colonial Legacies in Irish History and Culture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249909
eISBN:
9780191697845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249909.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the employment of colonial models in the Northern Ireland conflict, presenting it as an anticolonial one. It was with the opening of the Northern Ireland ‘Troubles’ after 1968 ... More


Ireland, the Empire, and the Commonwealth

Deirdre McMahon

in Ireland and the British Empire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199251841
eISBN:
9780191698064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251841.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter offers a history of Irish politics and nationalism in an imperial context, from the Home Rule movement of the 1880s to Ireland's departure from the Commonwealth, and its subsequent ... More


Postcolonial Ireland

Joe Cleary

in Ireland and the British Empire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199251841
eISBN:
9780191698064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251841.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers postcolonial Ireland, with particular reference to politics, culture, and the construction of a new nation state. Its primary purpose is to indicate some of the ways in which ... More


Seamus Heaney: Beyond the ‘Dialect of the Tribe’

David‐Antoine Williams

in Defending Poetry: Art and Ethics in Joseph Brodsky, Seamus Heaney, and Geoffrey Hill

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199583546
eISBN:
9780191595295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583546.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 3 begins by assessing Heaney's intellectual debts to Eliot's ideas of ‘poetic integrity’ and ‘auditory imagination’, especially as they inform his prose elaboration of the idea of poetic ... 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


‘The Troubles we’ve seen’: film, television drama and the Northern Irish conflict in Britain

John Hill

in The Northern Ireland Troubles in Britain: Impacts, engagements, legacies and memories

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096310
eISBN:
9781526120809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096310.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines films and television dramas dealing with the impact of the Northern Ireland ‘Troubles’ in Britain and the controversies that they generated. It begins with a consideration of ... More


Prologue

Timothy Shanahan

in The Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Morality of Terrorism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635290
eISBN:
9780748652884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635290.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Provisional IRA was born in December 1969 when the Dublin-based republican movement split into two factions over the issue of whether to pursue an offensive campaign in light of the arrival of ... More


The IRA 1956-69: Rethinking the Republic

Matt Treacy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084720
eISBN:
9781781700068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084720.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

While there have been many books written about the Irish Republican Army (IRA) since 1916, comparatively little attention has been paid to the organisation during the 1960s, despite the fact that the ... More


Northern Ireland: The Reluctant Peace

Feargal Cochrane

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178708
eISBN:
9780300194869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178708.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book looks at Northern Ireland's “Troubles” from the late 1960s to the present day. It explains why, a decade and a half after the peace process ended in political agreement in 1998, sectarian ... More


An Archaeology of the Troubles: The dark heritage of Long Kesh/Maze prison

Laura McAtackney

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199673919
eISBN:
9780191804779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199673919.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Long Kesh/Maze prison was infamous as the major holding centre for paramilitary prisoners during the course of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Some of the major events of the recent conflict ... More


Introduction

Adrian Millar

in Socio-ideological Fantasy and the Northern Ireland Conflict: The Other Side

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066962
eISBN:
9781781701515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066962.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book asks why the conflict (‘the Troubles’) in Northern Ireland endures and argues that the reason for this is the function of the unconscious in the reproduction of antagonism and communal ... More


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