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The Making of Christian Societies

Ian Breward

in A History of the Churches in Australasia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263562
eISBN:
9780191600418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263562.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Visions of a Christian society in the South Pacific varied within Protestantism, as well as between Protestants and Roman Catholics. Some settlers argued for a secular society, as distinct from one ... More


Farming, Commercialization, and Convergence, 1850–1914

Cormac Ó Gráda

in Ireland: A New Economic History 1780–1939

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205982
eISBN:
9780191676895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205982.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

The period 1850–1914 has been the main target of the ‘new history’ of Irish tenurial relations. If the gist of Barbara Solow's influential study of the Land War was that the protracted struggle that ... 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


Introduction

Niall Whelehan

in Changing Land: Diaspora Activism and the Irish Land War

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479809554
eISBN:
9781479809615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809554.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The introduction sets out the rationale, methodology, and historiographical context for this book. It explores the historical context of the Irish Land War and the depth of the crisis in 1879, and ... More


Decentring the Irish Land War: women, politics and the private sphere

Heather Laird

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/9780719078804.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The dominant Irish historical narrative, at its most basic, sees the history of Ireland since the nineteenth century as a series of revolts and risings which posed a direct challenge to the state ... 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


Matthew Harris, Fenianism and land agitation in the west of Ireland

Gerard Moran

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/9780719078804.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers the political career of one of the Land War's pivotal figures, Matthew Harris. Harris was one of the Fenians leaders who felt that an agrarian agitation could be made into a ... 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


Coercion and Resistance: Vera … or the Land War

Deaglán Ó Donghaile

in Oscar Wilde and the Radical Politics of the Fin de Siécle

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474459433
eISBN:
9781474495936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459433.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In the first act of Wilde’s 1880 play, Vera; or, the Nihilists, as Russian radicals discuss the gruesome merits of political violence, a conspirator declares that “(o)ne dagger will do more than a ... More


‘A Man after Parnell’s Own Heart’?

Daniel Ritchie

in Isaac Nelson: Radical Abolitionist, Evangelical Presbyterian, and Irish Nationalist

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941282
eISBN:
9781789629149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941282.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers Isaac Nelson’s relationship with Irish nationalism and the Home Rule movement. It looks at the personal, historical, and ideological factors that led to Nelson embracing Irish ... More


Countering Rebellion

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/9780198729600.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter traces Trollope’s ever-darkening vision of Ireland. With the rise of rural unrest and the strengthening of the claims for Home Rule, in An Eye for An Eye, Trollope writes an admonitory ... More


The Irish Fin de Siècle

Anne Markey

in The Edinburgh Companion to Fin de Siècle Literature, Culture and the Arts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408912
eISBN:
9781474445030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408912.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter provides a survey of the range of cultural activity in Ireland during the late decades of the nineteenth century. It points to the importance of Irish writers in defining the Victorian ... 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


A new age

Mark O'Brien

in The Fourth Estate: Journalism in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096136
eISBN:
9781526121004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096136.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter surveys the media and journalistic landscape of early twentieth century Ireland. It examines the main national, provincial, and periodical titles, and what journalistic life was like as ... More


‘She’s nothin’ but a shadda’: the politics of marriage in late Mulholland

James H. Murphy

in Irish women's writing, 1878-1922: Advancing the cause of liberty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719097584
eISBN:
9781526115225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097584.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter identifies an almost campaigning urgency in much of Rosa Mulholland’s fiction in the cause of women’s advancement, energised for much of her career by a progressive optimism. However, ... More


Napoleon to Parnell: Before and After the Famine

Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin

in Flowing Tides: History and Memory in an Irish Soundscape

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199380084
eISBN:
9780199380114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380084.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

Chapter 2 deals with Clare’s changing traditional soundscape throughout the long nineteenth century. The sattelzeit period from 1770 to 1830, which witnessed the demise of monarchic Europe and the ... More


The Inniskilling Fusiliers: Bandits, Brawlers, or Mutineers?

Graham Dominy

in Last Outpost on the Zulu Frontiers: Fort Napier and the British Imperial Garrison

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040047
eISBN:
9780252098246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040047.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter recounts the mutiny of the Inniskilling Fusiliers (the 27th Regiment) at Fort Napier in 1887. For most of the 1880s, two or three infantry battalions, a cavalry regiment, and a full ... More


Michael McCarthy’s Campaigns against Clerical Authority

Patrick Maume

in Figures of Authority in Nineteenth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622409
eISBN:
9781800341333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622409.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The career and writings of the Unionist polemicist and Catholic convert to Protestantism Michael McCarthy (1862-1928) are surveyed in the context of the conflict between declining Irish Protestant ... 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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