Irish Popular Culture, 1650-1850

Irish Popular Culture, 1650-1850

by J. S. Donnelly Jr.
     
 

ISBN-10: 071652712X

ISBN-13: 9780716527121

Pub. Date: 03/26/1998

Publisher: Irish Academic Press

From the study of popular culture in Britain and on the European continent have come many of the most exciting and rewarding historical works of our time. Our knowledge of this aspect of the Irish past has not kept pace. The nine (original) essays collected in this volume seek to help remedy the relative scholarly neglect of developments in Irish popular culture…  See more details below

Overview

From the study of popular culture in Britain and on the European continent have come many of the most exciting and rewarding historical works of our time. Our knowledge of this aspect of the Irish past has not kept pace. The nine (original) essays collected in this volume seek to help remedy the relative scholarly neglect of developments in Irish popular culture during the two centuries between the Cromwellian reconquest and the Great Famine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716527121
Publisher:
Irish Academic Press
Publication date:
03/26/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
283
Product dimensions:
60.00(w) x 90.00(h) x 8.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Notes on Editors and Contributors
Introduction
1'Ag Deanamh Commanding': Elite Responses to Popular Culture, 1660-18501
2Popular and Unpopular Religion: A View from Early Modern Ireland30
3The Rise of the Pub: A Study in the Disciplining of Popular Culture50
4The Irish Rogues78
5Swine-Tax and Eat-Him-All-Magee: The Hedge Schools and Popular Education in Ireland97
6An Underground Gentry? Catholic Middlemen in Eighteenth-Century Ireland118
7The 'Merry Wake'173
8The Pattern201
9The Lost World of Andrew Johnston: Sectarianism, Social Conflict, and Cultural Change in Southern Ireland during the Pre-Famine Era222
10Nationalism without Words: Symbolism and Ritual Behaviour in the Repeal 'Monster Meetings' of 1843-5242
Index271

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