Ideology and the Irish Question: Ulster Unionism and Irish Nationalism 1912-1916 / Edition 2

Ideology and the Irish Question: Ulster Unionism and Irish Nationalism 1912-1916 / Edition 2

by Paul Bew
     
 


Going right to the heart of the Irish Question, Paul Bew offers a re-interpretation of Irish politics in the critical 1912-1916 period. Bew offers a full treatment of the debate concerning land, economy, religion, language, and national identity in the period, and ends with a discussion of the Easter Rising of 1916 which destroyed Redmond's party. The political,… See more details below

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Going right to the heart of the Irish Question, Paul Bew offers a re-interpretation of Irish politics in the critical 1912-1916 period. Bew offers a full treatment of the debate concerning land, economy, religion, language, and national identity in the period, and ends with a discussion of the Easter Rising of 1916 which destroyed Redmond's party. The political, cultural, and economic implications of this development are drawn out, and Bew examines their continuing effect on Irish history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198207085
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile:
1480L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Against 'Partitionist' History
1The Outline of a Crisis1
2The Case against Home Rule27
3Churchill, Castledawson, and the Covenant54
4The Nationalist Response: Ascendancy, Land, and Language71
5The Road to Civil War?91
6The Project of 'Redmondism': Articulation and Collapse118
Epilogue153
Index161

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