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Plantation and its Politics: The Irish Responses

NICHOLAS CANNY

in Making Ireland British, 1580-1650

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198200918
eISBN:
9780191718274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200918.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines Irish responses to the changes that were being openly espoused by the government. It shows that ‘the outrages’ perpetrated by Catholics upon Protestants in 1641 were committed ... More


Ireland

Dermot Keogh and Finín O’Driscoll

in Political Catholicism in Europe, 1918–1965

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203193
eISBN:
9780191675775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203193.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses political Catholicism in Ireland. Topics covered include the formation of an Irish Catholic social movement, the kingship of Christ in the new Free State, vocationalism, Fianna ... More


Catholic Soldiers in the Union Army

William B. Kurtz

in Excommunicated From the Union: How the Civil War Created a Separate Catholic America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267538
eISBN:
9780823272372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267538.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Although most Catholics served in local units that were religiously diverse, many Irish Catholics did segregate themselves into distinctively Irish units such as the Irish Brigade. Catholic editors ... More


“The Blood of an Irishman”: The English Construction of the Irish Race, 1534–1801

Bruce Nelson

in Irish Nationalists and the Making of the Irish Race

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153124
eISBN:
9781400842230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153124.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces the English construction of the Irish race, from the “incomplete conquest” in the sixteenth century to the completion of the process in the seventeenth century. By the 1690s, the ... More


Reconstructing Irish Catholic History after the Reformation

Salvador Ryan

in Sacred History: Uses of the Christian Past in the Renaissance World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199594795
eISBN:
9780191741494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594795.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Literature

This chapter examines the efforts made by Irish Catholic writers of the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries to reconstruct the history of the Irish Christian past. This was undertaken both to ... More


The Queen’s Colleges or the Catholic University?

DONAL A. KERR

in ‘A Nation of Beggars’?: Priests, People, and Politics in Famine Ireland, 1846–1852

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207375
eISBN:
9780191677649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207375.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

While anger at the Ecclesiastical Titles Bill had united English and Irish Catholics, both laity and clergy, it had not brought unity to the Irish bishops. The question of the Queen’s Colleges still ... More


‘A Nation of Beggars’?: Priests, People, and Politics in Famine Ireland, 1846–1852

Donal A. Kerr

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207375
eISBN:
9780191677649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207375.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is the first full account of the role of the Irish Catholic Church in the Great Famine of 1846 and its aftermath. The author shows how the Famine and the subsequent evictions led to rural ... More


Sites of faith and memory

Lindsay Proudfoot and Dianne Hall

in Imperial Spaces: Placing the Irish and Scots in Colonial Australia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078378
eISBN:
9781781702895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078378.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter investigates the ways in which Irish and Scots place identities were mediated through discursive religious practice. It also addresses the nature of the religious networks which linked ... More


Holy Cross on West Forty-Second and the Transformation of New York City’s Irish American Catholicism

Michael J. Pfeifer

in The Making of American Catholicism: Regional Culture and the Catholic Experience

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781479829453
eISBN:
9781479804184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829453.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Archbishop John Hughes created Manhattan’s Holy Cross Parish in 1852 to serve the thousands of Irish Catholics moving north of Lower Manhattan into what became known as Longacre Square (later Times ... More


For God, Erin, and Carolina: Irish Catholics in the Confederacy

David T. Gleeson

in The Green and the Gray: The Irish in the Confederate States of America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607566
eISBN:
9781469612508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607566.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses how the Catholic clergy and sisters became the leaders and role models of the Irish community. The vast majority of Irish Confederates whether in military service or on the ... More


Irish Nationalists and the Making of the Irish Race

Bruce Nelson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153124
eISBN:
9781400842230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153124.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is a book about Irish nationalism and how Irish nationalists developed their own conception of the Irish race. The book begins with an exploration of the discourse of race—from the ... More


Ireland

Daniel I. O’Neill

in Edmund Burke and the Conservative Logic of Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520287822
eISBN:
9780520962866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287822.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines Edmund Burke's views on the place of his homeland, Ireland, within the British Empire. It begins by situating Burke's biography, with its dual Protestant and Catholic elements, ... More


Revivals

Crawford Gribben

in The Rise and Fall of Christian Ireland

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198868187
eISBN:
9780191943478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868187.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter explores the revival in 1859 of religious enthusiasm in the north-east counties of Ireland. The effect of the 1859 revival was that the communities of Irish protestants became both more ... More


“Ye Sons of Green Erin Assemble”: Northern Irish American Catholics and the Union War Effort, 1861–1865

Susannah J. Ural

in Civil War Citizens: Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in America's Bloodiest Conflict

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785690
eISBN:
9780814785737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785690.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the initial motivations behind Irish American Catholics' enlistments in the early years of the war; how their views of the conflict, as well as the opinions of their ... More


Growing pains: sexuality, Irish moral politics and capitalist crisis, 1920–40

Michael G. Cronin

in Impure Thoughts: Sexuality, Catholicism and Literature in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086137
eISBN:
9781781704707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086137.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the concept of sexuality as a moral problem in the first decades of the new Irish state. Irish Catholics were involved in social activism directed at issues of public morality. ... More


“American by Nationality yet Irish by Race”: Citizenship in the Wake of the Civil War, 1865–1880

Cian T. McMahon

in Global Dimensions of Irish Identity: Race, Nation, and the Popular Press, 1840-1880

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620107
eISBN:
9781469620121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620107.003.0006
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter demonstrates that, with social relations in a state of flux after the war, many Irish editors pressed an agenda that sought to break down, rather than build up, walls around the American ... More


Reformations

Crawford Gribben

in The Rise and Fall of Christian Ireland

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198868187
eISBN:
9780191943478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868187.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter assesses the Irish reformation, which began as a consequence of religious change in England. After several years of growing pressure, the Irish reformation commenced in 1536, when Henry ... More


L’Esprit et les Lois: Celts and Saxons in Ireland, 1840–1848

Cian T. McMahon

in Global Dimensions of Irish Identity: Race, Nation, and the Popular Press, 1840-1880

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620107
eISBN:
9781469620121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620107.003.0002
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter roots the story of the Irish diaspora in the soil, people, idioms, and history of Ireland. Buoyed by a rising tide of popular support for political independence from Britain, yet wracked ... More


Impure Thoughts: Sexuality, Catholicism and Literature in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Michael G. Cronin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086137
eISBN:
9781781704707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086137.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book studies the twentieth-century Irish Catholic Bildungsroman. This comparative examination of six Irish novelists tracks the historical evolution of a literary genre and its significant role ... More


Power, wealth and Catholic identity in Ireland, 1850–1900

Ciaran O’Neill

in Irish Catholic Identities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097317
eISBN:
9781781708569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097317.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Catholic Ireland in the nineteenth century had its share of the rich and of middle-class arrivistes. One obsession for these classes was the education of their children. Although there was some ... More


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