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“The Irish are for Freedom Everywhere”: Eamon de Valera, the Irish Patriotic Strike, and the “last White Nation … Deprived of Its Liberty”

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/9780691153124.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter is situated within the framework of the “Green Atlantic” and its relationship to socialism and black nationalism. New York City became a world capital of insurgent movements during and ... 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


“Because we are white men”: Erskine Childers, Jan Christian Smuts, and the Irish Quest for Self-Government, 1899–1922

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/9780691153124.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Irish nationalism in the context of the British Empire and its rapid expansion in the second half of the nineteenth century. It focuses on Erskine Childers who participated in ... 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


Epilogue: The Ordeal of the Irish Republic

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/9780691153124.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses events surrounding the Irish Republican government's signing of the Anglo-Irish Treaty on December 6, 1921. The treaty granted Ireland dominion status but stopped far short of ... 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


A Search for Order: The Decline of the Irish Question in American Diplomacy

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/9780801451843.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on Irish American nationalists' dynamite terrorism campaign against British cities in the 1880s. Two separate dynamite campaigns were launched during the early 1880s. One was ... More


Joseph Chamberlain

in Irish Birmingham: A History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314742
eISBN:
9781846316043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846314742.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter begins by describing Irish nationalists' strong opposition to Britain' war to end the independence of the two Boer republics in South Africa. They were particulary opposed to the of ... More


The Fenian Brotherhood, Naturalization, and Expatriation: Irish Americans and Anglo-American Comity

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/9780801451843.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses Irish nationalists' attempt to further strain relations between the United States and Great Britain by exacerbating the issues of naturalization and expatriation. British law ... More


Introduction

P. J. McLoughlin

in John Hume and the Revision of Irish Nationalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079566
eISBN:
9781781702468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079566.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Northern Irish nationalists were the outright losers in the Anglo-Irish settlement of 1920–21. Southern Irish nationalists attained an independent state, albeit truncated and lacking the full ... More


The Diminishing Politics of Sectarianism: How Class Politics Displaced Identity Politics

Keith Daniel Roberts

in Liverpool Sectarianism: The Rise and Demise

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940100
eISBN:
9781786944276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940100.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter five assesses the interplay between the religious and political divide. It asserts that to rival the Tory-Orange-Protestant caucus, the Liberals would also play on sectarianism to gain votes, ... More


Tensions and Fault Lines: The Lib-Lab MPs, the Wider Labour Movement and the Role of Irish Nationalism, 1885–8

James Owen

in Labour and the Caucus: Working-Class Radicalism and Organised Liberalism in England, 1868-1888

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319440
eISBN:
9781781387207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319440.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter challenges the current orthodoxy concerning the largely untroubled relationship between working-class radicalism and Liberalism in the third-quarter of the nineteenth century. It begins ... More


Territorial Politics and Devolution in Northern Ireland

Jonathan Bradbury

in Constitutional Policy & Territorial Politics in the UK Vol 1: Volume 1: Union and Devolution 1997-2007

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529205886
eISBN:
9781529214444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205886.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter addresses territorial politics and the introduction of devolution in Northern Ireland. The chapter focuses on the nature of the territorial strain provided by Northern Ireland, examining ... More


The Struggle for Civil Liberties: Political Freedom and the Rule of Law in Britain, 1914-1945

Keith Ewing and Conor Anthony Gearty

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198762515
eISBN:
9780191695193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198762515.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

It is widely believed that there was a golden age in which political freedom in Britain was protected by the rule of law, and by judges developing the common law in favour of individual liberty. This ... More


Chiefly among Women: The Old Faith, the New Woman, and the Creation of a Usable Past

Kathleen Sprows Cummings

in New Women of the Old Faith: Gender and American Catholicism in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832493
eISBN:
9781469605999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889848_cummings.5
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on Margaret Buchanan Sullivan, who went by the pseudonym “An American Woman.” Sullivan was an Irish-born Roman Catholic then in the early stages of a successful career as a ... More


Repeal and Revolution: 1848 in Ireland

Christine Kinealy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065163
eISBN:
9781781702963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065163.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines the events that led up to the 1848 rising and examines the reasons for its failure. It places the rising in the context of political changes outside Ireland, especially the links ... More


(Non-)Departures from the Legislative State of Nature, 1866–1917

Michael Koß

in Parliaments in Time: The Evolution of Legislative Democracy in Western Europe, 1866-2015

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198766919
eISBN:
9780191821158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766919.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Prior to 1917, a centralization of agenda control was successful in the British House of Commons between 1882 and 1902 but failed in the German Reichstag in 1906. In the House of Commons, followers ... More


The British dimension: direct rule to the UWC strike

in A Tragedy of Errors: The Government and Misgovernment of Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310645
eISBN:
9781846312519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312519.003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter traces the series of events in Ireland under the direct rule of the British that lead to the Ulster Worker's Council (UWC) strike. With the Direct Rule still in effect, the British ... More


Politics and Social Reform in Britain and Ireland

Eugenio Biagini

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199683710
eISBN:
9780191823923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199683710.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

Dissenters in the long nineteenth century believed that they were on the right side of history. This chapter argues that the involvement of evangelical Nonconformists in politics was primarily driven ... More


Ancient Frames: Classical Philosophy in Yeats’s A Vision

Charles I. Armstrong

in W. B. Yeats's A Vision: Explications and Contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780983533924
eISBN:
9781781382219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533924.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This essay inspects W. B. Yeats’s use of classical philosophy in A Vision, paying close attention to when and how Yeats turned to Pre-Socratic philosophers such as Plato, Empedocles, and Heraclitus ... More


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