The Pillar: The Life and Afterlife of Nelson's Pillar

The Pillar: The Life and Afterlife of Nelson's Pillar

by Donal Fallon

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ISBN-13: 9781848403260
Publisher: New Island
Publication date: 04/13/2014
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements x

1 Before Lord Nelson 1

The Vanishing Statue of William Blakeney 5

British Imperial Monuments in Dublin before Nelson 8

2 Nelson and the Ireland of his Time 13

3 Planning and Executing the Nelson Pillar 26

4 Living with the Nelson Pillar(1809-1916) 34

Other Dublin Monuments Erected in the Days of the Pillar 48

5 Nelson and Easter Week 53

6 Gazing Over a Free Ireland 63

7 Contested Iconography in an Independent Ireland 80

8 The Eighth of March, 1966 91

9 Souvenir-Hunters and Chart-Toppers 105

Songs Inspired by the Bombing 114

10 Replacing Nelson 117

Concusion 127

Bibliography 131

Endnotes 135

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