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‘An Obscure Hall in East Nile Street’: Urban Radicalism and the ‘Crofters’ War’, 1881–1882

Andrew G. Newby

in Ireland, Radicalism, and the Scottish Highlands, c.1870-1912

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623754
eISBN:
9780748653645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623754.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The passage of a new Irish Land Act in 1881 indicated that agitation could be successful, and suggested that, as long as crofters remained silent in relation to their troubles, they could expect no ... More


Toward Home Rule: From the Fenians to Parnell’s Ascendancy

David Sim

in A Union Forever: The Irish Question and U.S. Foreign Relations in the Victorian Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451843
eISBN:
9780801469688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451843.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines how Charles Stewart Parnell, an Irish nationalist politician, sought to make his name as a transatlantic leader of the home rule campaign and head of the Irish National Land ... More


Finding Emotion in Social Movement Processes: Irish Land Movement Metaphors and Narratives

Anne Kane

in Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226303987
eISBN:
9780226304007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304007.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

One major problem confronting social movement scholars is identifying the emotional component of the movement processes. This chapter argues that the place to look for emotions in social movements is ... More


Conclusion

Andrew G. Newby

in Ireland, Radicalism, and the Scottish Highlands, c.1870-1912

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623754
eISBN:
9780748653645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623754.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. For Glasgow radicals, the ‘Crofters' War’ presented an opportunity to promote the type of thoroughgoing land reform apparently rejected by the Irish. ... More


Land questions in modern Ireland

Fergus Campbell and Tony Varley (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719078804
eISBN:
9781781707944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078804.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The question of land in Ireland has long been at the heart of political, social and cultural debates. In eleven essays a group of authors including some of the most influential historians and social ... More


States of Marketability

Desmond Fitz-Gibbon

in Marketable Values: Inventing the Property Market in Modern Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226584164
eISBN:
9780226584478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226584478.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The marketability of real estate could mean different things in different contexts, and nowhere was this more true than in the law, where the idea of marketability raised specific and technical ... More


Women, Marriage and Property in Wealthy Landed Families in Ireland, 1750-1850

Deborah Wilson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077982
eISBN:
9781781703328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077982.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Until recently, women featured in the historiography of the landed class in Ireland either as bearers of assets to advantageous matches or as potential drains on family estates as a result of long ... More


The transcendent role of Catholic discourse in the Irish Land War1

Anne Kane

in Land questions in modern Ireland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719078804
eISBN:
9781781707944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078804.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The role the Irish Catholic Church played in the Land War is the subject of this chapter. The chapter takes as its starting point the view that political consciousness is fundamentally about meaning ... More


The Irish land question in a wider context

Barbara L. Solow

in Land questions in modern Ireland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719078804
eISBN:
9781781707944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078804.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter presents Barbara Solow's reflections on The Land Question and the Irish Economy 1870-1903. The intellectual context in which the book came to be researched and written is outlined. ... More


‘A Voice for Ireland’: Isaac Butt, Environmental Justice, and the Dilemmas of the Irish Land Question

Colin W. Reid

in Nature and the Environment in Nineteenth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620320
eISBN:
9781789629958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620320.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines ideas of environmental justice in nineteenth-century Ireland through the prism of Isaac Butt. Butt was one of the most prominent champions of agrarian reform from the 1830s to ... More


Writing about Irish land against the background of Northern Ireland

Philip Bull

in Land questions in modern Ireland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719078804
eISBN:
9781781707944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078804.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Philip Bull's Cambridge Ph.D dissertation (1972) was, in part, an attempt to unravel the relationship of the land issue to nationalist politics in Ireland in the period 1895 to 1904. This was a ... More


The Impediments to Freehold Ownership of Land and the Character of the Irish Land War

R. V. Comerford

in Uncertain Futures: Essays about the Irish Past for Roy Foster

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198748274
eISBN:
9780191810930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748274.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Thanks to the working of the Encumbered Estates Act 1849 there was considerable mobility in land ownership, and openings for investment of new wealth, in the decades following the Famine. However, ... More


A Question of Character—The Many Lives of Phineas Finn

John McCourt

in Writing the Frontier: Anthony Trollope between Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198729600
eISBN:
9780191796456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729600.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

One of the outstanding characters in the Palliser series is the Irish politician, Phineas Finn, whose public and private careers are traced through the novels Phineas Finn (1869), Phineas Redux ... More


Land War Homicides

Marc Mulholland

in Uncertain Futures: Essays about the Irish Past for Roy Foster

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198748274
eISBN:
9780191810930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748274.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter seeks to rigorously define and count the homicides arising from land agitation during the Irish Land War from December 1879 to the end of 1888. A total of seventy-six fatalities are ... More


To Be a Christ: Striving for Righteousness at the Pall Mall Gazette, 1880–8

Stewart J. Brown

in W. T. Stead: Nonconformist and Newspaper Prophet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198832539
eISBN:
9780191871078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832539.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

As assistant editor, then editor of the Pall Mall Gazette from 1880 to 1888, W. T. Stead pioneered what became known as the ‘New Journalism’, or journalism with a mission. The chapter considers ... More


Crime and Punishment: Whiteboyism and the Law in Late Nineteenth-Century Ireland

Ciara Breathnach and Laurence M. Geary

in Crime, Violence and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940650
eISBN:
9781786944986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940650.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter is concerned with the administration of justice and offers a detailed examination of agrarian outrages in south-west Ireland during the first phase of the Land War. The focus is on those ... More


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