Ireland and the British Empire / Edition 1

Ireland and the British Empire / Edition 1

by Kevin Kenny
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199251835

ISBN-13: 9780199251834

Pub. Date: 06/24/2004

Publisher: Oxford University Press


This is the first comprehensive history of Ireland and the British Empire. It examines the different phases of Ireland's colonial status from the seventeenth century until the present, along with the impact of Irish people, politics, and nationalism on the Empire at large. The result is a new interpretation of Irish history and its place in the rise, expansion,…  See more details below

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This is the first comprehensive history of Ireland and the British Empire. It examines the different phases of Ireland's colonial status from the seventeenth century until the present, along with the impact of Irish people, politics, and nationalism on the Empire at large. The result is a new interpretation of Irish history and its place in the rise, expansion, and decline of the British Empire.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199251834
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
06/24/2004
Series:
Oxford History of the British Empire Companion Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations and location of manuscript sources
List of contributors
1Ireland and the British empire : an introduction1
2A laboratory for empire? : early modern Ireland and English imperialism26
3Ireland, empire, and union, 1690-180161
4The Irish in the empire90
5Ireland, the union, and the empire, 1800-1960123
6Fiction and empire : the Irish novel154
7Ireland, the empire, and the commonwealth182
8Historiography220
9Postcolonial Ireland251
Index289

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