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“From the Cabins of Connemara to the Kraals of Kaffirland”: Irish Nationalists, the British Empire, and the “Boer Fight for Freedom”

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/9780691153124.003.0006
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 Michael Davitt, who participated in ... More


‘The Active Propaganda of Socialist Agitation’: Strands of Land and Social Reform in Ireland and the Highlands

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/9780748623754.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The years immediately following the ‘Kilmainham Treaty’ were, for the radical Glasgow Irishmen, simultaneously frustrating and ripe with opportunity. Michael Davitt's desire to keep the banner of the ... More


The Rise of a Transnational Movement

Steven Parfitt

in Knights Across the Atlantic: The Knights of Labor in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383186
eISBN:
9781786944030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383186.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

British and Irish Knights depended on the fortunes of American Knights from beginning to end. This chapter gives a brief sketch of the rise of the British and Irish assemblies, some idea of their ... More


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

Andrew Newby

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623754
eISBN:
9780748653645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623754.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book focuses on the leading figures in radical politics in Ireland and the Scottish highlands and explores the links between them. It deals with topics that have been at the centre of recent ... More


The New Departure in America, 1878–1890

David Brundage

in Irish Nationalists in America: The Politics of Exile, 1798–1998

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780195331776
eISBN:
9780199378166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331776.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the so-called New Departure and on the rise and fall of the American Land League, the key leaders of which were Michael Davitt and newspaper editor Patrick Ford, with support ... More


‘Why Not Study History!’ Remembering Parnell’s Party v. Remembering Redmond’s Party

Martin O'Donoghue

in The Legacy of the Irish Parliamentary Party in Independent Ireland, 1922-1949

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620306
eISBN:
9781789629835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620306.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on commemoration and public debates on the Irish Party’s place in history, problematizing the notion that the Irish Party was forgotten in ‘de Valera’s Ireland’. It assesses ... More


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