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Ulster Unionism since 1921

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:
10.1093/0199258201.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the evolution of unionism in Northern Ireland since it unexpectedly and paradoxically found itself under Home Rule, which its leading politicians had raised a private army to ... More


Globalization, European Integration, and the Northern Ireland Conflict

John McGarry

in Minority Nationalism and the Changing International Order

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242146
eISBN:
9780191599651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242143.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Examines the impact of globalization and EU integration on the Northern Ireland conflict and its resolution. While they have not diluted the identities of opposing factions, or the intensity of their ... More


The Belfast Agreement and the British‐Irish Agreement: Consociation, Confederal Institutions, a Federacy, and a Peace Process

Brendan O'Leary

in The Architecture of Democracy: Constitutional Design, Conflict Management, and Democracy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246465
eISBN:
9780191600135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246467.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Reviews the political processes that led to the multi‐party and intergovernmental agreement reached in Belfast on 10 April 1998 (the ‘Good Friday Agreement’), and to the subsequent British–Irish ... More


What is Popular about the Khānqāh?

Nathan Hofer

in The Popularisation of Sufism in Ayyubid and Mamluk Egypt, 1173-1325

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748694211
eISBN:
9781474416115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694211.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

After Saladin opened the Saʿīd al-Su ʿadāʾ Cairo was infused with many hundreds of juridical Sufis from the East. This immigration had a profound impact on the social and religious fabric of the ... More


A Sermon Preached on a Good Friday

Cecilia A. Hatt (ed.)

in English Works of John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester: Sermons and Other Writings 1520 to 1535

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270119
eISBN:
9780191600609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270119.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The introduction to this text describes the tradition of Good Friday preaching, and traces the development of several devotional topoi, notably the figure of Christ the lover‐knight and the ... More


Evangelicalism and National Identity in Ulster, 1921-1998

Patrick Mitchel

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256150
eISBN:
9780191602115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256152.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Examines the interaction between nationalism and evangelical Protestantism, the most influential and historically significant sector of Christianity in Ulster. Different evangelical responses to the ... More


Conclusion

Patrick Mitchel

in Evangelicalism and National Identity in Ulster, 1921-1998

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256150
eISBN:
9780191602115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256152.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In a context of continuing nationalist conflict in a post-Good Friday Agreement (GFA) era, a challenge for Ulster evangelicals is how can they live up to their calling to be ‘Bible people’ and ... More


Paradise Lost?: The Rise and Fall of Ulster Unionism

Patrick Mitchel

in Evangelicalism and National Identity in Ulster, 1921-1998

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256150
eISBN:
9780191602115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256152.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Ulster unionist identity is analysed in three stages. The first examines the ideological content of unionism’s historical myths that function to legitimize contemporary beliefs. The second focuses on ... More


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


Introduction

Peter Shirlow, Jonathan Tonge, James McAuley, and Catherine McGlynn

in Abandoning Historical Conflict?: Former Political Prisoners and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080111
eISBN:
9781781703038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080111.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines the extent to which the peace process in Northern Ireland developed as a result of the repudiation or maintenance of previously held views by those who had ‘fought the war’ and ... More


Transgressive Comedy and Partiality: Making Sense of our Amusement at His Girl Friday

Ward E. Jones

in Ethics at the Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195320398
eISBN:
9780199869534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320398.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

One of the more common experiences of the film viewer is that of finding something on the screen funny or humorous. Some of this amusement will be at what I will call transgressive actions, that is, ... More


Black Friday

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 9 describes the events of May 24, following Reynolds's controversial acquittal. After Liu's widow, Ao Tehua, arrived in front of the American embassy gates, protesting the verdict and ... 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


Shinners, Dissos and Dissenters: Irish republican media activism since the Good Friday Agreement

Paddy Hoey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526114242
eISBN:
9781526136091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114242.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Newspapers, magazines and pamphlets have always been central, almost sacred, forms of communication within Irish republican political culture. While social media is becoming the primary ideological ... More


SEE! HEAR! CUT! KILL!: Experiencing Friday the 13th

Wickham Clayton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830319
eISBN:
9781496830357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830319.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

SEE! HEAR! CUT! KILL!: Experiencing Friday the 13th, is the first book entirely devoted to the analysis of the Friday the 13th franchise. The story a film tells is usually filtered through a ... More


The Castle

Andrea Orzoff

in Battle for the Castle: The Myth of Czechoslavakia in Europe 1914-1948

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195367812
eISBN:
9780199867592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367812.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Masaryk and Beneš created a powerful, informal political machine when they returned home in 1919. Named after the president's Prague residence, the Castle (Hrad) drew on many organizations and ... More


An Egg at Easter

Ronald Hutton

in The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205708
eISBN:
9780191676758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205708.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The bird's egg has always been one of the most ubiquitous human symbols of new life in general and of spring in particular. The classic study of this image was made in 1971 by Venetia Newall, in a ... More


Friday Sermons in a Secular State: Religious Institutionbuilding in Modern Turkey

Elisabeth Ozdalga

in Muslim Preaching in the Middle East and Beyond: Historical and Contemporary Case Studies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474467476
eISBN:
9781474491204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467476.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

By virtue of its secularism (laicism), Turkey holds a unique place in the Muslim world concerning centralization and state control of religious life. Less secular-oriented Egypt and Jordan, 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


Writing the battle

Carole Hillenbrand

in Turkish Myth and Muslim Symbol: The Battle of Manzikert

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625727
eISBN:
9780748671359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625727.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the strategies and tropes used by the Arab and Persian chroniclers in the medieval Muslim narratives of the battle of Manzikert, and the didactic purposes for which these ... More


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