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Ireland : the politics of enmity, 1789-2006

Author: Paul Bew
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Oxford history of modern Europe.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Anglo-Irish relationship has historically been a fraught one. The modern Irish question is defined by many as a case of a great and supposedly liberal nation supposedly mistreating a smaller one. The Politics of Enmity embodies a new approach to this issue, analysing key issues from religious discrimination, and famine, to the passions of both nationalism and unionism. Re-evaluating British political leadership  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bew, Paul.
Ireland.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2007039892
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Bew
ISBN: 0191518662 9780191518669 9780198205555 0198205554 9786611147129 6611147128 9781435609648 1435609646 1281147125 9781281147127
OCLC Number: 252684221
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Winner of Shortlisted for the Christopher Ewart-Biggs Memorial Prize 2009 A TLS Book of the Year 2007.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 613 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Impact of the French Revolution: 'The Battle of Burke'-Tone or Castlereagh? --
2. The Union Between Britain and Ireland: One People? --
3. Daniel O'Connell and the Road to Emancipation 1810-1829 --
4. The Repealer Repulsed: O'Connell 1830-1845 --
5. The Politics of Hunger, 1845-1850 --
6. The Fenian Impulse --
7. Parnellism: 'Fierce ebullience linked to constitutional machinery' --
8. Squelching, 'by way of a hors d'oeuvre': Conflict in Ireland, 1891-1918 --
9. The Politics of the Gun or a 'Saving Formula', 1919-1923 --
10. 'Melancholy Sanctity' in the South, 'Perfect Democracy in the North': Ireland 1923-1966 --
11. 'Unbearably Oldfashioned and Pointless': The Era of the Troubles, 1968-2005.
Series Title: Oxford history of modern Europe.
Responsibility: Paul Bew.

Abstract:

The Anglo-Irish relationship has historically been a fraught one. The modern Irish question is defined by many as a case of a great and supposedly liberal nation supposedly mistreating a smaller one. The Politics of Enmity embodies a new approach to this issue, analysing key issues from religious discrimination, and famine, to the passions of both nationalism and unionism. Re-evaluating British political leadership and its approach towards Ireland, Paul Bew sheds new light. on the changing ideological passions of the modern Irish question. Examining the influence and legacies of many key figur.

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powerful and evocative...a tour de force...This is one o f the most significant works on Irish history published in the last twenty years * Eugenio F. Biagini, Journal of 20th Century British Read more...

 
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