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Ireland's Incorporation: An Ireland's Incorporation: An ‘Excusable Mistake’?

Iain Mclean and Alistair McMillan

in State of the Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199258208
eISBN:
9780191603334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258201.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The motives of the pro- and anti-Union forces in Ireland in the years leading to 1800 are analysed. As in Scotland in 1707 they were mixed, but trade, security, and material interests all played a ... More


1707 and 1800: a Treaty (Mostly) Honoured and a Treaty Broken

Iain Mclean and Alistair Mcmillan

in What's Wrong with the British Constitution?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546954
eISBN:
9780191720031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546954.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

Union of England and Scotland 1707: Darien; succession crisis; trading issues; nature of the treaty. Church establishment in both countries. Union of Great Britain and Ireland 1800–1: United Irishmen ... More


Revolution Contained

S. J. Connolly

in Divided Kingdom: Ireland 1630-1800

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199543472
eISBN:
9780191716553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543472.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The French Revolution revived radical enthusiasm in Ireland, notably with the establishment of the United Irishmen. The government, concerned to contain disaffection, forced through a major Catholic ... More


‘Real Protestantism never Slumbers’: Religious and Historical Fiction

James H. Murphy

in Irish Novelists and the Victorian Age

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199596997
eISBN:
9780191723520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596997.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Most historical fiction set before 1800 had a religious, or at least had a religio-ethno-political, basis. Early historical novels were either about justifying the Protestant settlement in Ireland or ... More


Scripture Politics

Mcbride I. R.

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206422
eISBN:
9780191677113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206422.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book examines the central role played by Ulster Presbyterians in the birth of Irish republicanism. Drawing on recent trends in British and American historiography, as well as a wide range of ... More


The Challenge of England’s Future: Ireland, 1862–77

Ciaran Brady

in James Anthony Froude: An Intellectual Biography of a Victorian Prophet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199668038
eISBN:
9780191748677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668038.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter argues that Froude’s interest in colonial policy was closely related to his increasing concern with Ireland. Having taken a very liberal view of the country in the 1860s, and having ... More


Rise of the Sukerchakia Misl

Khushwant Singh

in A History of the Sikhs: Volume 1: 1469-1838

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673081
eISBN:
9780199080601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673081.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter discusses the rise of the Sukerchakia misl, beginning with the ancestors of Ranjit Singh. Badh Singh was responsible for laying down the fortunes of the Sukerchakia; it is believed that ... More


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

Allan Blackstock

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085185
eISBN:
9781781705001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085185.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

I love controversy’ claimed the Reverend William Richardson (1740–1820). Though a rural Irish rector, Richardson was a clerical polymath with wide-ranging interests in botany and geology who had ... More


Introduction

Ann Andrews

in Newspapers and Newsmakers: The Dublin Nationalist Press in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381427
eISBN:
9781781382165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381427.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introduction places Irish society and the development of the Dublin nationalist press in the context of the Protestant Ascendancy and the 1800 Act of Union. It focuses on what Theobald Wolfe ... More


‘Old wine in new bottles’?: Katharine Tynan, Lord Edward Fitzgerald, and George Wyndham

Kieron Winterson

in Irish Women'S Writing, 1878-1922: Advancing the Cause of Liberty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719097584
eISBN:
9781526115225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097584.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers a reading of Katharine Tynan’s work across its full range, with a close mapping of the texts against the political questions of her day. In doing so, it suggests a conception of ... More


Santo Domingo and the Rise of Toussaint Louverture, 1795–1801

Graham T. Nessler

in Islandwide Struggle for Freedom: Revolution, Emancipation, and Reenslavement in Hispaniola, 1789-1809

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626864
eISBN:
9781469626888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626864.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter details the military history of Hispaniola from 1795, when the French Republic ejected the rival Spanish empire from the island, to 1801, when Toussaint Louverture unified the island ... More


Eighteenth-Century Institutional Views

Laurie O’Higgins

in The Irish Classical Self: Poets and Poor Scholars in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198767107
eISBN:
9780191821295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767107.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter assembles institutional evidence, such as the relevant Penal Laws, the State of Popery Report (1731), together with correspondence and notes from Catholic clerics regarding illegal ... More


Disappointments: Stranmillis and Mount Charles, 1951–56

W. J. McCormack

in Northman: John Hewitt (1907-87): An Irish writer, his world, and his times

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739821
eISBN:
9780191802799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739821.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Hewitt’s MA thesis on Ulster folk poetry is compared to the later published version (1974), especially with reference to political nuance and the significance of the 1798 rebellion in his thought. ... More


The Sedition Act and the Assault on Freedoms of Press and Speech: The Sitting Supreme Court Justices and the Trials

Wendell Bird

in Press and Speech Under Assault: The Early Supreme Court Justices, the Sedition Act of 1798, and the Campaign against Dissent

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190461621
eISBN:
9780190461980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190461621.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Political History

Chapter 6 summarizes the fourteen recognized prosecutions of newspaper editors, politicians, and other citizens under the Sedition Act of 1798. It is the first book-length discussion of the Sedition ... More


The Sedition Act and the Assault on Freedoms of Press and Speech: The Remaining Supreme Court Justices on the Sedition Act

Wendell Bird

in Press and Speech Under Assault: The Early Supreme Court Justices, the Sedition Act of 1798, and the Campaign against Dissent

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190461621
eISBN:
9780190461980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190461621.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Political History

Chapter 8 discusses the other six early justices of the Supreme Court and their apparent opposition to the constitutionality of the Sedition Act, further stating that the initial justices and the ... More


Post-Forgetting: Into the Twenty-First Century

Guy Beiner

in Forgetful Remembrance: Social Forgetting and Vernacular Historiography of a Rebellion in Ulster

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198749356
eISBN:
9780191813467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749356.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Historiography

Popular commemoration of previously forbidden memories seems to signal the end of social forgetting. Though this is not necessarily the final word. The bicentenary of 1798 coincided with the signing ... More


Burke, Edgeworth, and Ireland’s Discontents

John Owen Havard

in Disaffected Parties: Political Estrangement and the Making of English Literature, 1760-1830

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198833130
eISBN:
9780191881558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833130.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter re-examines the party-political career of Edmund Burke and the writings of Maria Edgeworth in relation to a deep history of Anglo-Irish ‘discontents’ and their challenges to the ‘count’ ... More


The Transatlantic Odyssey of Theobald Wolfe Tone

David Brundage

in Irish Nationalists in America: The Politics of Exile, 1798–1998

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780195331776
eISBN:
9780199378166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331776.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the life of Wolfe Tone, with particular attention to his role in the formation of the Society of United Irishmen, his political exile in the United States, his efforts to ... More


Out of Defenderism: Ribbonism in the Early Nineteenth Century

Kyle Hughes and Donald M. MacRaild

in Ribbon Societies in Nineteenth-Century Ireland and its Diaspora: The Persistence of Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941350
eISBN:
9781789629286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941350.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter assesses the earliest history of Ribbonism within the context of its origins in the aftermath of the 1798 Rising. The chapter shows that the spread of new forms of political protest from ... More


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