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“Come out of such a land, you Irishmen”: Daniel O’Connell, American Slavery, and the Making of the Irish Race

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/9780691153124.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Irish nationalism in the context of the debate over slavery and abolition. It focuses on the figure of Daniel O'Connell. O'Connell was by reputation Ireland's liberator; he ... More


Prologue: Arguing about (the Irish) Race

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/9780691153124.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the issue of race and the controversy it has generated over the last several decades. It then sets out the book's focus, namely the evolution of Irish ... More


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

Alan Ford

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274444
eISBN:
9780191706417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274444.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The fractured identities of Ireland — religious, racial, cultural, and political — lie at the heart of modern Irish history: Catholic vs Protestant, Irish vs English, Nationalist vs Unionist. This ... More


‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Mícheál Ó hAodha

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This book traces a number of common themes relating to the representation of Irish Travellers in Irish popular tradition and how these themes have impacted on Ireland's collective imagination. A ... More


Social upheavals and discourses on Irish identity: the place of religion

Karin Fischer

in Schools and the Politics of Religion and Diversity in the Republic of Ireland: Separate But Equal?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091964
eISBN:
9781526115379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091964.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Chapter 2 gives an insight into the main social transformations in the Republic of Ireland since the 1960s and the consequences of these developments for the place of religion in contemporary society ... More


William Cecil, Ireland, and the Tudor State

Christopher Maginn

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697151
eISBN:
9780191739262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697151.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the complex relationship which existed between England and Ireland in the Tudor period using the long association of William Cecil (1520–98) with Ireland as a vehicle for ... More


Migration and return, 1958–1971

in Demography, State and Society: Irish Migration to Britain, 1921–1971

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237358
eISBN:
9781846317651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317651.007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter investigates the implications of a policy for migration from Ireland in the 1960s, at which time the international economy had a favourable impact on the Irish economy. The period in ... More


Conclusions on an Irish role in the world

Ben Tonra

in Global Citizen and European Republic: Irish Foreign Policy in Transition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719056079
eISBN:
9781781701614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719056079.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the role of national identity on Irish foreign policy. It explains that each narrative outlined Irish foreign policy history in a different way ... More


Global Citizen and European Republic: Irish Foreign Policy in Transition

Ben Tonra

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719056079
eISBN:
9781781701614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719056079.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book offers a new way of looking at Irish foreign policy, linking its development with changes in Irish national identity. Many debates within contemporary international relations focus on the ... More


Who's Your Paddy?: Racial Expectations and the Struggle for Irish American Identity

Jennifer Nugent Duffy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785027
eISBN:
9780814744130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785027.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

After all the green beer has been poured and the ubiquitous shamrocks fade away, what does it mean to be Irish American besides St. Patrick’s Day? This book traces the evolution of “Irish” as a ... More


Irish diaspora Catholicism in North America*

David Doyle

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/9780719097317.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Irish diaspora Catholicism was already widespread before the Famine, but in the wake of that catastrophe millions migrated to the USA and the far flung reaches of the British Empire. Some churchmen ... More


The Cult of Respectability and the Irish in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Wales

Paul O'leary

in Irish Migrants in Modern Wales

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238485
eISBN:
9781846313356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238485.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the extent to which sections of the migrant community came to subscribe to the mid-Victorian cult of respectability, presenting claims for the plurality of the Irish migrant ... More


Irish-language sources for Irish Catholic identity since the early modern period: a brief survey

Éamonn Ó Ciardha

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/9780719097317.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Catholic Ireland had linked itself to the fortunes of the Stuarts. Even in the face of defeat that link was maintained by the papacy in the continued concession to the exiled Stuarts of their rights ... More


The New York Irish: Fashioning Urban Identities in Nineteenth-Century New York City

Meredith B. Linn

in Archaeology of Identity and Dissonance: Contexts for a Brave New World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056197
eISBN:
9780813053950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056197.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

During the mid- to late-nineteenth century, millions of Irish people emigrated to the U.S. fleeing hardship and searching for a better life. Much has been written about how they faced great ... More


Writing Modern Ireland

Catherine E Paul (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780989082693
eISBN:
9781781382417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082693.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Bringing together leading scholars of modern and contemporary literature, this book considers the ways in which modernization has shaped Irish identity over the course of the past century. It ... More


Shattered assumptions: a tale of two traumas

Brendan Geary

in From prosperity to austerity: A socio-cultural critique of the Celtic Tiger and its aftermath

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091674
eISBN:
9781781707197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091674.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The demise of the Celtic Tiger has shattered a set of assumptions regarding the identity of the ‘New Ireland’, and this chapter explores how the Child Sexual Abuse crisis has had a similar shattering ... More


Enemies and Neutrals

Wendy Webster

in Mixing It: Diversity in World War Two Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198735762
eISBN:
9780191799747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198735762.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on people of enemy and neutral nationality in Britain—chiefly Germans, Italians, and Irish who served in the British armed forces and as war-workers and propagandists. Through ... More


Genius in the Humbler Walks of Life

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/9780198767107.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers two generations of modestly situated intellectuals devoted to Irish learning, a learning that encompassed older Irish literature, contemporary Irish poetry, Greek and Latin. ... More


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