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Popular Politics and the Making of the Wyndham Land Act, 1900–1903

Fergus Campbell

in Land and Revolution: Nationalist Politics in the West of Ireland 1891-1921

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273249
eISBN:
9780191706387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273249.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

George Wyndham was firmly committed to introducing a substantial reform of the land question when he became Chief Secretary in November 1900. Although Wyndham had, by the spring of 1902, devised a ... More


The ‘Law of the League’: United Irish League Justice, 1898–1910

Fergus Campbell

in Land and Revolution: Nationalist Politics in the West of Ireland 1891-1921

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273249
eISBN:
9780191706387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273249.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter analyses the activities of United Irish League (UIL) branches at the local level. The UIL branches constituted themselves as land courts that tried persons who were accused of breaking ... More


The ‘Western Problem’: Land and Politics in Connacht, 1891–1899

Fergus Campbell

in Land and Revolution: Nationalist Politics in the West of Ireland 1891-1921

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273249
eISBN:
9780191706387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273249.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the social and economic circumstances in which the people of the west of Ireland lived in the 1890s. The essence of the western problem was the juxtaposition of vast tracts of ... More


The Ranch War and Irish Nationalist Politics, 1904–1910

Fergus Campbell

in Land and Revolution: Nationalist Politics in the West of Ireland 1891-1921

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273249
eISBN:
9780191706387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273249.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The United Irish League orchestrated the most significant agitation in its twenty-year history in the years between 1904 and 1908. The Ranch War remains the most serious outbreak of agrarian conflict ... More


’still flourishing more or less’: Organizations, Societies, and Clubs

MICHAEL WHEATLEY

in Nationalism and the Irish Party: Provincial Ireland 1910-1916

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273577
eISBN:
9780191706165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273577.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

How far was the waning of political activity felt in the intermeshed network of clubs, societies, and committees which underpinned local political life? This chapter analyses these bodies: the United ... More


The Organizer of Spontaneity

A. C. Hepburn

in Catholic Belfast and Nationalist Ireland in the Era of Joe Devlin, 1871-1934

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199298846
eISBN:
9780191711466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298846.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Two talents propelled Devlin from a back-street bar in Belfast to the forefront of Irish politics. One was his ability as an orator, the other was an equally strong ‘back-room’ talent — Devlin was a ... More


Land and Revolution in the West of Ireland, 1918–1921

Fergus Campbell

in Land and Revolution: Nationalist Politics in the West of Ireland 1891-1921

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273249
eISBN:
9780191706387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273249.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Recently, a debate has begun among Irish historians as to the nature of the Irish revolution, and Peter Hart has provided a useful definition of what is meant by the term the ‘Irish revolution’. Hart ... More


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