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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


“The Blood of an Irishman”: The English Construction of the Irish Race, 1534–1801

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/9780691153124.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces the English construction of the Irish race, from the “incomplete conquest” in the sixteenth century to the completion of the process in the seventeenth century. By the 1690s, the ... More


Face Value: Racial Typology and Irish Modernism

John Brannigan

in Race in Modern Irish Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638833
eISBN:
9780748651801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638833.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter reviews the relationship of Irish political and cultural discourses and the ‘sciences’ of racial typology during the 1930s. It argues that the connection between the typologies of the ... More


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