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1 MAP: Ireland Circa 1820 (2 sheets)

Black and white maps, printed on two 18" x 24" sheets. The set:, Reproduction map of original
Originally issued by John Pinkerton in the early 19th century, this large 2-sheet map shows many small place names not found on either [X 1] above or [X 6] below. Can be dissected and mounted to make a large 2' x 3" map.
Price: 12.95 USD

Irish Home Rule, 1867-1921, Alan O'Day

2 Irish Home Rule, 1867-1921
Alan O'Day
360 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4, paperback / softcover, Manchester University Press
Irish Home Rule considers the pre-eminent issue in British politics during the late nineteenth and early twentieth-centuries. It is the first account to explain the various self-government plans, to place these in context and examine the motives for putting the schemes forward. The book distinguishes between moral and material home rulers, making the point that the first appealed especially to outsiders, some Protestants and the intelligentsia, who saw in self-government a means to reconcile Ireland's antagonistic traditions. In contrast, material home rulers viewed a Dublin Parliament as a forum of Catholic interests. This account appraises the home rule movement from a fresh angle, distinguishing it from the usual division drawn between physical force and constitutional nationalists It maintains that an ideological continuity runs from Young Ireland, the Fenians, the early home rulers including Isaac Butt and Charles Stewart Parnell, to the Gaelic Revivalists to the Men of 1916. These nationalists are distinguishable from material home rulers not on the basis of methods or strategy but by a fundamental ideological cleavage.

About Author
Alan O'Day is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of North London and also is Professor in History at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

Table of Contents
Home Rule: Definitions, Interpretations, Terminology and Theoretical Concepts * Rise of Home Rule, 1867-79 * Triumph of Parliamentarianism, 1879-84 * First Home Rule Crisis, 1884-6 * Unionist Counter-offensive, 1886-92 * Second Home Rule Episode, 1892-5 * 'Killing Home Rule with kindness': Alternatives to Home Rule, 1895-1905 * Liberal Unionism, 1905-10 * Third Home Rule Bill, 1911-14 * Attempts to Implement Home Rule, 1914-18 * Home Rule and Dominion Status, 1918-21 * Epilogue * Selected Documents * Bibliographical Essay
Price: 26.95 USD



3 Rituals and Riots: Sectarian Violence and Political Culture in Ulster, 1784-1886
Sean Farrell.
272 pages, 6 x 9, ill., maps, cloth, University Press of Kentucky
Sectarian violence is one of the defining characteristics of the modern Ulster experience. Riots between Catholic and Protestant crowds occurred with depressing frequency throughout the nineteenth century, particularly within the constricted spaces of the province's burgeoning industrial capital, Belfast. From the Armagh Troubles in 1784 to the Belfast Riots of 1886, ritual confrontations led to regular outbreaks of sectarian conflict. This, in turn, helped keep Catholic/Protestant antagonism at the heart of political and cultural discussion in the north of Ireland.
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. Farrell analyzes the critical relationship between Catholic/ Protestant violence and the formation of modern Ulster's fractured, denominationally based political culture. Grassroots violence fostered and maintained the antagonism between Ulster Unionists and Irish Nationalists, which still divides contemporary politics. By focusing on the links between public ritual, sectarian riots, and politics, Farrell reinterprets nineteenth-century sectarianism, showing how lower-class Protestants and Catholics kept religious division at the center of public debate.

About Author
Sean Farrell is assistant professor of history at the College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY.

“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
Price: 34.95 USD


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