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Political Ideology in Ireland
     

Political Ideology in Ireland

by Hiram Morgan (Editor)
 
This collection of essays arising out of a seminar organized by the Folger Library, Washington, provides an in-depth analysis of the period's writings. It looks at the work of Spenser and other colonial writers but also at the work of more neglected Irish writers, attempting to discern what they thought about their country and its predicament.

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This collection of essays arising out of a seminar organized by the Folger Library, Washington, provides an in-depth analysis of the period's writings. It looks at the work of Spenser and other colonial writers but also at the work of more neglected Irish writers, attempting to discern what they thought about their country and its predicament.

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In a contribution to the New British History project at Johns Hopkins, 11 essays look at political thought in Ireland and in Britain about Ireland during a turbulent century. The topics include Giraldus Cambrensis and the Tudor conquest of Ireland, innovation and tradition in Irish responses to early modern conquest and colonization, poetry as politics in , and James Ussher and the godly prince in early 17th- century Ireland. Most of the contributors are Irish or British historians. US distribution is by ISBS. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781851824403
Publisher:
Four Courts Press
Publication date:
12/31/1999
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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