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Debating the Highland Clearances

Eric Richards

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621828
eISBN:
9780748672141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621828.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Storm clouds regularly gather over the story of the Highland Clearances and show no sign of dispersing. After more than a century the historical dispute about the eviction of the Highlanders from the ... More


Introduction

Donnacha Seán Lucey

in The End of the Irish Poor Law?: Welfare and healthcare reform in revolutionary and independent Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087578
eISBN:
9781526104014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087578.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter outlines the place of this book within the wider historiography. It also outlines the case study approach undertaken and the sources which the book is based on.


Introduction

David McCann and Cillian McGrattan

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/9780719099519.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The introductory chapter provides a brief contextual overview of the Sunningdale agreement, the ways in which it was interpreted and explained, the lessons that political actors drew from it, and ... More


Introduction

David W. Gutzke

in Women drinking out in Britain since the early twentieth century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719052644
eISBN:
9781781707050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052644.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Diverse forces shaped women’s drinking habits: wars; Progressivism; changes in demography, the economy and work; enduring sexism not just among pub and beerhouse patrons but throughout the industry; ... More


Introduction: Crime, Violence, and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century; Themes and Perspectives

Kyle Hughes and Donald M. MacRaild

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/9781786940650.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The introduction discusses contemporary and historiographical perceptions of Irish crime and violence in the nineteenth century. It considers the difficulties that missing and inconsistent source ... More


Telling the story: suffrage and census historiographies

Jill Liddington

in Vanishing for the vote: Suffrage, citizenship and the battle for the census

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087486
eISBN:
9781781707012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087486.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The 1911 census boycott has till recently been regarded as a fairly minor theme within the wider suffrage narrative. Retrospective accounts began in 1913 (Margaret Nevinson); and in 1914 Emmeline ... More


Introduction

Christopher Doughan

in The Voice of the Provinces: The Regional Press in Revolutionary Ireland, 1914-1921

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942258
eISBN:
9781789623833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942258.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides a brief historiography of Irish newspapers and details some of the most significant texts documenting this particular strand of the print media. It also highlights the rather ... More


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