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John Hume and the Revision of Irish Nationalism

P. J. McLoughlin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079566
eISBN:
9781781702468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079566.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The book explores the politics of the most important Irish nationalist leader of his generation, and one of the most influential figures of twentieth-century Ireland, the Nobel Peace Prize winner ... More


Monsters and trees: epistemelancholia in David Hume and Henry James

Andrew Bennett

in Ignorance: Literature and Agnoiology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074875
eISBN:
9781781702420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074875.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter studies representations of melancholy, specifically in the writings of David Hume and Henry James, and states that trees, which are figures of monstrous outgrowths, are usually ... More


Introduction

P. J. McLoughlin

in John Hume and the Revision of Irish Nationalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079566
eISBN:
9781781702468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079566.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Northern Irish nationalists were the outright losers in the Anglo-Irish settlement of 1920–21. Southern Irish nationalists attained an independent state, albeit truncated and lacking the full ... More


You can't eat a flag

P. J. McLoughlin

in John Hume and the Revision of Irish Nationalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079566
eISBN:
9781781702468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079566.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

John Hume was actively discouraged from any interest in politics under his father's influence. He was becoming politicised by various developments in Northern Ireland. His belief in the potential of ... More


A united Ireland or nothing

P. J. McLoughlin

in John Hume and the Revision of Irish Nationalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079566
eISBN:
9781781702468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079566.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The reformist agenda that had evolved through the 1960s was being overtaken by the demands of the Catholic masses. The Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) was formed after six months of ... More


Dublin is just a Sunningdale away

P. J. McLoughlin

in John Hume and the Revision of Irish Nationalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079566
eISBN:
9781781702468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079566.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The political climate in Northern Ireland following Stormont's suspension led to a further greening of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP). The relative quiescence of the unionist community ... More


The two traditions

P. J. McLoughlin

in John Hume and the Revision of Irish Nationalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079566
eISBN:
9781781702468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079566.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Within a month of the Sunningdale Agreement's demise, the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) released a policy statement which made clear that there would be no departure from the party's ... More


An agreed Ireland

P. J. McLoughlin

in John Hume and the Revision of Irish Nationalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079566
eISBN:
9781781702468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079566.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Dublin's approach from the mid-1970s seemed to confirm the thinking of an Irish policy document. The third option open to the British government is to declare that its objective in Ireland is the ... More


Internationalising the conflict

P. J. McLoughlin

in John Hume and the Revision of Irish Nationalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079566
eISBN:
9781781702468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079566.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

John Hume's Foreign Affairs made numerous references to the practical help and support that could be provided in the search for peace in Northern Ireland. Hume was able to put forward a resolution ... More


The totality of relationships

P. J. McLoughlin

in John Hume and the Revision of Irish Nationalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079566
eISBN:
9781781702468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079566.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

It was the growth of Sinn Féin that provided the initial rationale for the Anglo-Irish Agreement (AIA) of 1985 and the precursory New Ireland Forum (NIF) of 1983–84, the latter of which finds its ... More


No selfish strategic or economic interest

P. J. McLoughlin

in John Hume and the Revision of Irish Nationalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079566
eISBN:
9781781702468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079566.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)–Sinn Féin talks of 1988 wholly contradicted the intended outcome of the Anglo-Irish Agreement, and were prefaced by an exchange of letters by John Hume ... More


Two balls of roasted snow

P. J. McLoughlin

in John Hume and the Revision of Irish Nationalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079566
eISBN:
9781781702468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079566.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The influence of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) suggested the party's strengthened position in the aftermath of the Anglo-Irish Agreement. John Hume's secret discussions with Gerry ... More


Sunningdale for slow learners

P. J. McLoughlin

in John Hume and the Revision of Irish Nationalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079566
eISBN:
9781781702468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079566.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Séamus Mallon famously described ‘Sunningdale for slow learners’. The Good Friday Agreement (GFA) was based on effectively the same formula as the Sunningdale Agreement – power sharing and an Irish ... More


A new Ireland in a new Europe

P. J. McLoughlin

in John Hume and the Revision of Irish Nationalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079566
eISBN:
9781781702468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079566.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

John Hume was deeply influenced by the actual ideology of European integration. His pro-Europeanism, and the questions that his critics have raised about this, both have relevance to nationalism. The ... More


Conclusions

P. J. McLoughlin

in John Hume and the Revision of Irish Nationalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079566
eISBN:
9781781702468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079566.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

John Hume was not the sole originator of the ideas that redefined Irish nationalism; he was both a propagator and broker of revisionist nationalism. The New Ireland Forum created an essential ... More


Assessing the importance of ideas and agency in the Northern Ireland peace process

P. J. McLoughlin

in Theories of International Relations and Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784995287
eISBN:
9781526124180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995287.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the importance of ideas and agency in the Northern Ireland peace process by focusing on the former leader of the SDLP and joint Nobel Peace Prize Winner, John Hume. Hume was one ... More


Contested pasts: David Hume, Horace Walpole and the emergence of Gothic fiction

Jonathan Dent

in Sinister Histories: Gothic Novels and Representations of the Past, From Horace Walpole to Mary Wollstonecraft

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719095979
eISBN:
9781526115195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095979.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the complex, often antagonistic relationship between Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto and Hume’s The History of England (1754–62). As Walpole’s correspondence reveals, he had ... More


‘Entombed alive’: Sophia Lee’s The Recess (1783–85), the Gothic and history

Jonathan Dent

in Sinister Histories: Gothic Novels and Representations of the Past, From Horace Walpole to Mary Wollstonecraft

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719095979
eISBN:
9781526115195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095979.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Emphasising the diversity of the Gothic genre in the eighteenth century, this chapter argues that, in The Recess, Lee hijacks certain themes from Walpole and Reeve to write a prototypical Female ... More


The end of economic statecraft: David Hume’s History of England

Ben Dew (ed.)

in Commerce, finance and statecraft: Histories of England, 1600-1780

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781784992965
eISBN:
9781526138705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992965.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter is concerned with the relationship between David Hume’s writing on political economy and his History of England (1754–61). Underpinning his analysis in these works, it is argued, was an ... More


‘A varied and diverse bunch’: the birth of the Social Democratic and Labour Party

Sarah Campbell

in Gerry Fitt and the SDLP: 'In a minority of one'

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096105
eISBN:
9781781708408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096105.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) was inaugurated on 21 August 1970 amidst a media furore and into a nationalist political vacuum in Northern Ireland. Tracing the true moment of its ... More


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