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The land war and the politics of distress, 1877–82

R. V COMERFORD

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the political distress and land war in Ireland during the period from 1877 to 1882. It discusses British Prime Minister William Gladstone's visit to Ireland in October 1877 to ... More


Frenzied Form: The Land‐War Novel

James H. Murphy

in Irish Novelists and the Victorian Age

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199596997
eISBN:
9780191723520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596997.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

There was an almost immediate and large-scale response to the Irish land war of the 1880s in fiction. Many of the novels were written by women and feature women, often on the landlord side, who are ... More


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


Land War

Charles Townshend

in Political Violence in Ireland: Government and Resistance since 1848

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198200840
eISBN:
9780191674785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200840.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the role of land war in the political violence in Ireland during the 19th century. The land war created a revolution in land tenure which forced the British government to invert ... More


The Parnell era, 1883–91

R. V. COMERFORD

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Irish history during the period from 1833 to 1891 or the so-called era of Charles Stewart Parnell. It discusses how Parnell and his parliamentary associates used the prominence ... More


Landlords and Tenants in Mid-Victorian Ireland

W. E. Vaughan

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203568
eISBN:
9780191675867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203568.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book investigates the relations between landlords and tenants in Ireland between the great famine and the land war. Based on a remarkably wide range of primary sources, most notably collections ... More


Landlords and Tenants

W. E. VAUGHAN

in Landlords and Tenants in Mid-Victorian Ireland

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203568
eISBN:
9780191675867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203568.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

One of the most familiar pictures of the land war was an illustration in the Illustrated London News of January 1881, showing the burning of the duke of Leinster's lease at a land league meeting. The ... 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


Agrarian Outrages

W. E. VAUGHAN

in Landlords and Tenants in Mid-Victorian Ireland

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203568
eISBN:
9780191675867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203568.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Even during the relatively quiet period between the immediate aftermath of the famine and the onset of the land war, there were periods of tension. Agrarian outrages increased in the early 1860s and ... 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


‘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:
Liverpool University Press
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


Introduction

Michael Levien

in Dispossession without Development: Land Grabs in Neoliberal India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190859152
eISBN:
9780190872830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859152.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This introductory chapter provides the context of India’s “land wars” and growing global interest in “land grabs.” It then details and critiques the three main theories of the relationship between ... 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


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


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


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


Conclusion: “Land Wars” and Development

Michael Levien

in Dispossession without Development: Land Grabs in Neoliberal India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190859152
eISBN:
9780190872830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859152.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter argues that the case of Rajpura provides insights into the causes and trajectory of India’s “land wars” and their implications for development. It suggests that the exclusionary ... More


Political Animals: Somerville and Ross and Percy French on Edwardian Ireland

Julie Anne Stevens

in Synge and Edwardian Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609888
eISBN:
9780191731778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609888.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the use of animals in popular comic material of the early 1900s by women writers, Somerville and Ross, and entertainer, Percy French. It considers two Irish R.M. stories and ... More


From Primitive Accumulation to Regimes of Dispossession: Theses on India’s Land Question

Michael Levien

in The Land Question in India: State, Dispossession, and Capitalist Transition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198792444
eISBN:
9780191834431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792444.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Since the mid-2000s, proliferating “land wars” have exposed a contradiction between the land requirements of neoliberal capitalism and the political weight of farmers in India’s democracy. Whether, ... More


Dispossession without Development: Land Grabs in Neoliberal India

Michael Levien

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190859152
eISBN:
9780190872830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859152.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Since the mid-2000s, India has been beset by widespread farmer protests against “land grabs.” Dispossession without Development argues that beneath these conflicts lay a profound transformation in ... More


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