First published in 1991, Parnell in Perspective is a collection of essays exploring the ideas and political style of Charles Stewart Parnell.
Divided into two parts, the book explores Parnell’s career in detail and investigates the parliamentary and personal qualities that led to his reputation as ‘The Uncrowned King of Ireland’. It will appeal to those with an interest in Irish and British political and social history.
Table of Contents
Introduction; Part 1: Contexts of Power; 1: Parnell and the Catholic Church, C. J. Woods; 2: Parnell and Davitt, Paul Bew; 3: Parnell and William O'Brien: Partners and Friends - From Consensus to Conflict in the Land War, Sally Warwick-Haller; 4: Parnell in the Spectrum of Nationalisms, Michael Hurst; 5: Parnell and Bagehot, D. George Boyce; 6: The Fall of Parnell: The Political Context of his Intransigence, Philip Bull; Part 2: Ideas and Images; 7: The Political Thought of Charles Stewart Parnell, Tony Claydon; 8: The Economic Thought of the Nation's Lost Leader: Charles Stewart Parnell, Liam Kennedy; 9: Parnell: Orator and Speaker, Alan O'Day; 10: Constructing the Political Spectacle: Parnell, the Press and National Leadership, 1879-86, James Loughlin; 11: Parnell in Irish Literature, John Kelly; 12: 'The Portrait of the King is the King': The Biographers of Charles Stewart Parnell, D. George Boyce; Index
D. George Boyce and Alan O'Day