Ireland and the British Empire / Edition 1

Ireland and the British Empire / Edition 1

by Kevin Kenny
     
 

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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, and

Overview

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

Introduction: Ireland and the British Empire, Kevin Kenny
1. A Laboratory for Empire?: Early Modern Ireland and English Imperialism, Jane Ohlmeyer
2. 'This famous island set in a Virginian sea': Ireland in the British Empire, 1690-1801, Thomas Bartlett
3. The Irish in the Empire, Kevin Kenny
4. Empire and Fiction: The Irish Novel, Vera Kreilkamp
5. Ireland, the Union, and the Empire, Alvin Jackson
6. Ireland, the Empire, and the Commonwealth, Deirdre McMahon
7. Historiography, Stephen Howe
8. Postcolonial Ireland, Joe Cleary
Index

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