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Ireland and the Empire

David Fitzpatrick

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0022
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The formal Union of the kingdoms of Ireland and Great Britain (1801–1922) masked a hybrid administration with manifest colonial elements, allowing variant interpretations of the character of ... More


The Irish People and the Fenian movement

Ann Andrews

in Newspapers and Newsmakers: The Dublin Nationalist Press in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381427
eISBN:
9781781382165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381427.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter concentrates on The Irish People (1863–65), a political and literary newspaper produced by the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB) whose physical force organization was allied to the ... More


Éire in the Emergency and the Irish in Britain

Ian S. Wood

in Britain, Ireland and the Second World War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623273
eISBN:
9780748651412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623273.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For the Irish state and its people, the social memory of the period 1939 to 1945 was defined by the relative deprivations brought about by the Emergency. Without the movement of labour to Britain, ... More


Republicanism's Holy Grail: ‘One Nation United, Gaelic and Free’

Timothy Shanahan

in The Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Morality of Terrorism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635290
eISBN:
9780748652884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635290.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter brings together and examines arguments that attempt to establish a right of the Irish people to a united, independent thirty-two-county Irish state. It distinguishes between three ... More


The Irish in London

in London Irish Fictions: Narrative, Diaspora and Identity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318313
eISBN:
9781846317897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317897.002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter begins with a brief history of the Irish people in London up to the Second World War. It then discusses representations of the Irish in London. Topics covered include how the Irish ... More


In the Front Rank of the Nation: Gladstone and the Unionists of Ireland, 1868–1893

D. George Boyce

in Gladstone Centenary Essays

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239253
eISBN:
9781846313202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239253.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines Gladstone's approach to the problem of Ireland, and his concept of where Irish Unionists would fit in his home rule constitution. It argues that Gladstone's project was to win ... More


Departures and Returns

in London Irish Fictions: Narrative, Diaspora and Identity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318313
eISBN:
9781846317897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317897.007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines how the subject of migration is treated in three novels by John McGahern: The Barracks (1963), Amongst Women (1990), and That They Face the Rising Sun (2002). In particular, it ... More


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