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Revolution Contained

S. J. Connolly

in Divided Kingdom: Ireland 1630-1800

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199543472
eISBN:
9780191716553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543472.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The French Revolution revived radical enthusiasm in Ireland, notably with the establishment of the United Irishmen. The government, concerned to contain disaffection, forced through a major Catholic ... More


Organization

Nancy J. Curtin

in The United Irishmen: Popular Politics in Ulster and Dublin, 1791–1798

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207368
eISBN:
9780191677632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207368.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The persistent and fundamental strategy adopted by the United Irishmen to later existing political arrangements in Ireland was applying the force of public opinion where it could be felt most ... More


The Polarization and Fragmentation of Patriotism, 1791-1793

Stephen Small

in Political Thought in Ireland 1776-1798: Republicanism, Patriotism, and Radicalism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257799
eISBN:
9780191717833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257799.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the effects on patriotism and radicalism of the increasing influence of the French Revolution and the emergence of the United Irishmen. It shows how the tensions in Irish ... More


The United Irishmen

I. R. Mcbride

in Scripture Politics

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206422
eISBN:
9780191677113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206422.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the disagreements over the nature of the French Revolution, the readmission of Catholics to political rights, and Britain's participation in the war against the revolutionary ... More


Conclusion

Nancy J. Curtin

in The United Irishmen: Popular Politics in Ulster and Dublin, 1791–1798

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207368
eISBN:
9780191677632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207368.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Republican ideals animated the United Irishmen, and when government policies made it clear that these ideals could no longer be expressed within the existing constitutional framework, the radicals ... More


Strumming and Being Hanged: The Irish Bard and History Regained

Murray Pittock

in Scottish and Irish Romanticism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232796
eISBN:
9780191716409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232796.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter begins by examining the nature and significance of the Irish public sphere, how it differed between the south and north of Ireland, and across the religious divide. It concludes that the ... More


1707 and 1800: a Treaty (Mostly) Honoured and a Treaty Broken

Iain Mclean and Alistair Mcmillan

in What's Wrong with the British Constitution?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546954
eISBN:
9780191720031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546954.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

Union of England and Scotland 1707: Darien; succession crisis; trading issues; nature of the treaty. Church establishment in both countries. Union of Great Britain and Ireland 1800–1: United Irishmen ... More


The Transatlantic Odyssey of Theobald Wolfe Tone

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/9780195331776.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the life of Wolfe Tone, with particular attention to his role in the formation of the Society of United Irishmen, his political exile in the United States, his efforts to ... More


Scottish-English Connections in British Radicalism in the 1790s

Bob Harris

in Anglo-Scottish Relations from 1603 to 1900

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263303
eISBN:
9780191734137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263303.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the frame for radical co-operation in the age of the Friends of the People and later. The links to radicalism south of the Border have tended to be relegated to the margins of ... More


Radicalism, 1798–1805

Katrina Navickas

in Loyalism and Radicalism in Lancashire, 1798-1815

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559671
eISBN:
9780191721120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559671.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter surveys the survival of popular radicalism from 1798 to 1806. It offers some insights into a period that are often ignored or glossed over by historians of radicalism. It highlights how ... More


Ireland

Daniel I. O’Neill

in Edmund Burke and the Conservative Logic of Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520287822
eISBN:
9780520962866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287822.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines Edmund Burke's views on the place of his homeland, Ireland, within the British Empire. It begins by situating Burke's biography, with its dual Protestant and Catholic elements, ... More


Witch Hunt

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the British government launch of an anti-emancipation and anti-reform stance in 1793. It explains that the Dublin Society of United Irishmen formed a committee to draw up a ... More


‘Let Irishmen remain sulky, grave, prudent and watchful’: William Drennan (1754–1820)

Kenneth R. Johnston

in Unusual Suspects: Pitt's Reign of Alarm and the Lost Generation of the 1790s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199657803
eISBN:
9780191771576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657803.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Parliamentary reform groups in Scotland, Ireland, and Wales were persecuted more ruthlessly than those in England. William Drennan was an Irish obstetrician educated in Scotland. The example of the ... More


Wild and Bitter Fruits and Royal Pains: Colonial Triangles and Trilemmas, 1603–1800

Brendan O’Leary

in A Treatise on Northern Ireland, Volume I: Colonialism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199243341
eISBN:
9780191863462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199243341.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter portrays the formation of early modern Ireland through to the formation and defeat of the United Irishmen. The conquest, and three subsequent reconquests, of Ulster and Ireland over two ... More


The Irish Uncanny and the American Gothic

Juliet Shields

in Nation and Migration: The Making of British Atlantic Literature, 1765-1835

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190272555
eISBN:
9780190272579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190272555.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In the wake of the 1798 United Irishmen’s uprising and the passing of the Alien and Sedition Acts, American and Irish novelists used the conventions of the Gothic to represent Irish radicals in the ... More


Introduction

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/9781781381427.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introduction places Irish society and the development of the Dublin nationalist press in the context of the Protestant Ascendancy and the 1800 Act of Union. It focuses on what Theobald Wolfe ... More


Thomas Moore and Orientalism

Javed Majeed

in Ungoverned Imaginings: James Mill's The History of British India and Orientalism

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117865
eISBN:
9780191671098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117865.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Thomas Moore's formulation of a sophisticated brand of orientalism stemmed from his ambivalent position as an Irish patriot of Catholic background who was also the ‘god of drawing-room idolatry’ in ... More


Politics and Society, 1600–1800

Thomas Bartlett

in Ulster Since 1600: Politics, Economy, and Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199583119
eISBN:
9780191744822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583119.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The history of Ulster since 1603 was part of the history of Scotland and England, as well as of Ireland, and it is important to bear these three sets of reference points in mind when seeking to ... More


William Richardson: popular loyalism and the politics of Protestant Ascendancy

Allan Blackstock

in Science, politics and society in early nineteenth-century Ireland: The Reverend William Richardson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085185
eISBN:
9781781705001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085185.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Several of William Richardson's ancestors fought at the siege of Derry in 1689. He was rector of Clonfeacle during another troubled period when sectarian conflict engendered the Catholic Defenders ... More


Belfast and the Society of United Irishmen

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the formation of the Society of the United Irishmen in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in October 1791. It explains that Theobald Wolfe Tone and Thomas Russell were invited by a ... More


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