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A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

W. E. Vaughan (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This series provides a significant scholarly project in modern Irish history. In nine volumes, it provides a comprehensive new synthesis of modern scholarship on every aspect of Irish history and ... More


Irish Poetry of the 1930s

Alan Gillis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277094
eISBN:
9780191707483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277094.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The 1930s have never really been considered an epoch within Irish literature, even though this period forms one of the most dominant and fascinating contexts in modern British literature. This book ... More


A New History of Ireland: Early Modern Ireland 1534-1691

T. W. Moody, F. X. Martin, and F. J. Byrne

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199562527
eISBN:
9780191701849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562527.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The book is part of a collection, A New History of Ireland, which is the definitive history of Ireland in the early modern period and is a large scholarly project in modern Irish history. In nine ... More


Boredom and Apocalypse a National Paradigm

Seamus Deane

in Strange Country: Modernity and Nationhood in Irish Writing since 1790

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184904
eISBN:
9780191674389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184904.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter readdresses the issue of reconciliation of the cultural with the economic spheres of a culture that is taken to be counter-revolutionary and anti-theoretical in its traditional but ... More


Postcolonial Ireland

Joe Cleary

in Ireland and the British Empire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199251841
eISBN:
9780191698064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251841.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers postcolonial Ireland, with particular reference to politics, culture, and the construction of a new nation state. Its primary purpose is to indicate some of the ways in which ... More


Colonialism, Criticism, and Cultural Theory

Stephen Howe

in Ireland and Empire: Colonial Legacies in Irish History and Culture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249909
eISBN:
9780191697845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249909.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses cultural and literary debates where anticolonialism, postcoloniality, postmodernism and poststructuralism intersect in the Irish as in many other contexts. It describes ... More


Introduction

Enda Delaney

in The Irish in Post-War Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199276677
eISBN:
9780191707674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276677.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the significant influence of the Irish in post-war Britain. In the 20th century, the Irish were the single largest foreign-born population ... More


Religion, History, and Protestant National Identity

Alan Ford

in James Ussher: Theology, History, and Politics in Early-Modern Ireland and England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274444
eISBN:
9780191706417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274444.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Ussher's work had so far covered the broad sweep of western European Christian history. There remained the obvious task of applying his formidable scholarship to domestic events in early 17th century ... More


Introduction: Early Modern Ireland

T. W. Moody

in A New History of Ireland: Early Modern Ireland 1534-1691

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199562527
eISBN:
9780191701849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562527.003.0024
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The period covered by this volume saw the effective conquest of all Ireland by the English state. The medieval conquest that had begun with the Anglo-Norman invasion of 1169 had never been complete. ... More


A New History of Ireland: Volume II, Medieval Ireland 1169–1534

Art Cosgrove (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199539703
eISBN:
9780191701184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539703.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The nine volumes in this series represent the largest scholarly project in modern Irish history. They provide a comprehensive new synthesis of modern scholarship on every aspect of Irish history and ... More


W. B. Yeats: Among the Deepening Shades

Alan Gillis

in Irish Poetry of the 1930s

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277094
eISBN:
9780191707483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277094.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter begins by arguing that the fact Yeats is hardly associated with the 1930s constitutes a serious blip in literary history, and sets out to rectify this hiatus. It discusses the complexity ... More


The Poor Bugger’s Tool: Irish Modernism, Queer Labor, and Postcolonial History

Patrick R. Mullen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746699
eISBN:
9780199950270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746699.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Is Irish history at the dawn of the twenty-first century still, as Stephen Dedalus quipped, a nightmare? With the demise of the Celtic Tiger, the collapse of the housing bubble, and the sex abuse ... More


Historiography

Stephen Howe

in Ireland and the British Empire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199251841
eISBN:
9780191698064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251841.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

A growing body of historical work seeks to integrate Ireland's story into that of English, then British, attempts at empire-building, both within the British-Irish islands themselves and across the ... More


The Parnell era, 1883–91

R. V. COMERFORD

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Irish history during the period from 1833 to 1891 or the so-called era of Charles Stewart Parnell. It discusses how Parnell and his parliamentary associates used the prominence ... More


Ireland and the British Empire

Kevin Kenny (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199251841
eISBN:
9780191698064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251841.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Modern Irish history was determined by the rise, expansion, and decline of the British Empire. British imperial history, from the age of Atlantic expansion to the age of decolonization, was moulded ... More


Introduction Union and separation

David Edwards

in The Scots In Early Stuart Ireland: Union and separation in two kingdoms

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097218
eISBN:
9781526104472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097218.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Studies of the three kingdoms have focussed chiefly on how between 1603-49 the realms of Scotland and Ireland inter-related with the major realm, of England. Though such studies have enriched the ... More


The Irish Franciscan mission to the Highlands and Islands

Jason Harris

in The Scots In Early Stuart Ireland: Union and separation in two kingdoms

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097218
eISBN:
9781526104472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097218.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This essay examines the Irish Franciscan mission to the Highlands and Islands from a number of perspectives, ranging from power struggles between Irish and Scottish Catholic exiles on the continent ... More


Castle Rackrent

W.J. Mc Cormack

in Ascendancy and Tradition in Anglo-Irish Literary History from 1789 To 1939

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128069
eISBN:
9780191671630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128069.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses Castle Rackrent, an Irish novel by Maria Edgeworth which illustrates the history of Anglo-Irish fiction and the reflective qualities of a literary history. Besides disclosing ... More


Ireland: A New Economic History 1780–1939

Cormac Gráda Ó

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205982
eISBN:
9780191676895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205982.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This book offers a fresh, comprehensive economic history of Ireland between 1780 and 1939. Its methodology is mould breaking, and it is unparalleled in its broad scope and comparative focus. The book ... More


Scottish officials and secular government in early Stuart Ireland1

David Edwards

in The Scots In Early Stuart Ireland: Union and separation in two kingdoms

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097218
eISBN:
9781526104472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097218.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

With the emergence of ‘New British History’ in the 1990s historians began to look afresh at the growing Scottish presence in Ulster and other parts of Ireland in the early seventeenth century. Paying ... More


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