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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.95
Based on extensive historical, literary and political research, this text examines the relationship between ideas and political and social reality. It explains why the aspirations of Irish nationalism have failed to modify the facts of Irish political conflict and sectarian division. For this revised edition, Professor Boyce has added a new final chapter... more...
- Gill Books 2005; US$ 13.50
Professor D. George Boyce?s Nineteenth-Century Ireland , the fifth in the New Gill History of Ireland series, is an eloquent and engaging study of the ?long nineteenth century?, a period of enormous political and social upheaval in Ireland which started with the rebellion of 1798 and ended with the partition of Ireland in 1922. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95
This volume brings together distinguished historians of Ireland, each of whom tackles a key question, issue or event in Irish history since the eighteenth century and: * examines its historiography * assesses the context of new interpretations * considers the strengths and weaknesses of revisionist ideas * offers their own interpretation. Topics... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 168.00
This collection explores the complex political thinking of a fundamental period of Irish history. It moves from the political, religious and military turmoil of the seventeenth century, through the years of the protestant ascendancy, to the revolutionary events at the end of the eighteenth century. The book addresses the basic conflicts of the age.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95
This wide-ranging collection brings together multiple perspectives on a key period in Irish history, from the Fenian Rising in 1867 to the creation of the Irish Free State and Northern Ireland in 1921, with a focus on the formation of Irish identity. The chapters, written by team of experts, focus on key individuals or ideological groups and consider... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 110.00
Explains how William Gladstone responded to the 'Irish Question', and in so doing changed the British and Irish political landscape. Religion, land, self-government and nationalism became subjects of intensive political debate, raising issues about the constitution and national identity of the whole United Kingdom. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 50.95
Defenders of the Union is a concise and readable overview of the history and contentious politics of Unionism and the affect it has had on Anglo-Irish relations over the last two hundred years. It is an essential guide to this confusing topic and covers key areas such as: * definition of unionism * establishment of the union * Unionist literature... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
These pioneering essays provide a unique study of the development of political ideas in Ireland from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. The book breaks away from the traditional emphasis in Irish historiography on the nationalism/unionism debate to focus instead on previously neglected areas such as the role of the Scottish Enlightenment and... more...