Rituals and Riots: Sectarian Violence and Political Culture in Ulster, 1784-1886

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Rituals and Riots has at its core a subject frequently ignored - the rioters themselves. Rather than focusing on political and religious leaders in a top-down model, Sean Farrell demonstrates how lower-class attitudes gave rise to violent clashes and dictated the responses of the elite. Farrell also penetrates the stereotypical images of the Irish Catholic as untrustworthy rebel and the Ulster Protestant as foreign oppressor in his discussion of the style and structure of ...
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Overview

Rituals and Riots has at its core a subject frequently ignored - the rioters themselves. Rather than focusing on political and religious leaders in a top-down model, Sean Farrell demonstrates how lower-class attitudes gave rise to violent clashes and dictated the responses of the elite. Farrell also penetrates the stereotypical images of the Irish Catholic as untrustworthy rebel and the Ulster Protestant as foreign oppressor in his discussion of the style and structure of nineteenth-century sectarian riots.
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Farrel (history, Newberry College) considers the political and cultural impact of sectarian rioting in nineteenth-century Ulster. He examines the key role of public ritual in this tradition of violence, particularly the Orange processions and their relationship to the outbreak of Catholic/Protestant riots. He also studies the style and structure of these riots, the lower-class attitudes that gave rise to violence, and the rioters themselves. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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"Winner of the 2001 Donald Murphy Prize given by the American Conference for Irish Studies." —

"Examines the key role of public rituals in this tradition of violence, particularly the Orange processions and their relationship to the outbreak of Catholic/Protestant riots." — Book News

"Essential for an understanding of current sectarian disturbances in Northern Ireland." — Choice

"Provides new insights into the sectarian violence and political culture in pre-famine Ulster." — Ethnic Conflict Research Digest

"An ideal introductory survey of its topic." — Albion

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  • ISBN-13: 9780813121710
  • Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
  • Publication date: 8/28/2000
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

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Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Study of Sectarian Violence and Modern Ulster History 1
1 Trouble in Armagh, 1784-1798 10
2 The Orange Order and Catholic Resistance, 1795-1820 32
3 National Politics and Sectarian Violence, 1821-1829 65
4 Ritual and Sectarian Violence 102
5 Urbanization and Sectarian Rioting in Mid-Victorian Ulster 125
6 The Campaign to Repeal the Party Processions Act, 1860-1872 154
Conclusion: Sectarian Violence and the Formation of Modern Ulster Politics 174
Notes 186
Bibliography 222
Index 238
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