History: Irish History

  • Charles Pelham Villiers: Aristocratic Victorian Radical book cover

    Charles Pelham Villiers: Aristocratic Victorian Radical

    By Roger Swift

    This book provides the first biographical study of Charles Pelham Villiers (1802-1898), whose long UK parliamentary career spanned numerous government administrations under twenty different prime ministers. An aristocrat from a privileged background, Villiers was elected to Parliament as a Radical…

    Paperback – 2018-09-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

  • The History of the Irish Famine book cover

    The History of the Irish Famine

    Edited by Christine Kinealy, Jason King, Gerard Moran

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Frederick Douglass and Ireland: In His Own Words book cover

    Frederick Douglass and Ireland

    In His Own Words

    Edited by Christine Kinealy

    Frederick Douglass spent four months in Ireland at the end of 1845 that proved to be, in his own words, ‘transformative’. He reported that for the first time in his life he felt like a man, and not a chattel. Whilst in residence, he became a spokesperson for the abolition movement, but by the time…

    Hardback – 2018-06-25 
    Routledge

  • Frederick Douglass and Ireland: In His Own Words book cover

    Frederick Douglass and Ireland

    In His Own Words

    Edited by Christine Kinealy

    Frederick Douglass spent four months in Ireland at the end of 1845 that proved to be, in his own words, ‘transformative’. He reported that for the first time in his life he felt like a man, and not a chattel. Whilst in residence, he became a spokesperson for the abolition movement, but by the time…

    Hardback – 2018-06-25 
    Routledge

  • Frederick Douglass and Ireland: In His Own Words book cover

    Frederick Douglass and Ireland

    In His Own Words

    Edited by Christine Kinealy

    Frederick Douglass spent four months in Ireland at the end of 1845 that proved to be, in his own words, ‘transformative’. He reported that for the first time in his life he felt like a man, and not a chattel. Whilst in residence, he became a spokesperson for the abolition movement, but by the time…

    Hardback – 2018-06-25 
    Routledge

  • Ireland, Slavery, Anti-Slavery and Empire book cover

    Ireland, Slavery, Anti-Slavery and Empire

    Edited by Fionnghuala Sweeney, Fionnuala Dillane, Maria Stuart

    Although the significance of transatlantic currents of influence on slavery and abolition in the Americas has received substantial scholarly attention, the focus has tended to be largely on the British transatlantic, or on the effects of American racial politics on the emergence of Irish American…

    Hardback – 2018-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Serving France, Ireland and England: Ruvigny, Earl of Galway, 1648–1720 book cover

    Serving France, Ireland and England

    Ruvigny, Earl of Galway, 1648–1720

    By Marie M. Léoutre

    This book assesses the service of Henri de Ruvigny, later earl of Galway, in France until the revocation of the edict of Nantes in 1685, his central role in transforming Ireland in the aftermath of the Glorious Revolution, and his service of the British monarchy as administrator, military commander…

    Hardback – 2018-05-28 
    Routledge
    Politics and Culture in Europe, 1650-1750

  • Terrorist Histories: Individuals and Political Violence since the 19th Century book cover

    Terrorist Histories

    Individuals and Political Violence since the 19th Century

    By Caoimhe Nic Dhaibheid

    This book addresses provides a series of in-depth portraits of men and women who have been labelled ‘terrorists’, from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Bridging historical methodologies and theoretical approaches to terrorism studies, it seeks to contribute to the developing…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge
    Political Violence

  • New Perspectives on Association Football in Irish History: Going beyond the 'Garrison Game' book cover

    New Perspectives on Association Football in Irish History

    Going beyond the 'Garrison Game'

    Edited by Conor Curran, David Toms

    This book assesses association football’s history and development in Ireland from the late 1870s until the early twenty-first century. It focuses on four key themes—soccer’s early development before and after partition, the post-Emergency years, coaching and developing the game, and supporters and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Trajectories of Conflict and Peace: Jerusalem and Belfast Since 1994 book cover

    Trajectories of Conflict and Peace

    Jerusalem and Belfast Since 1994

    By Scott A Bollens

    Creating peace for a city’s intimate enemies is harder than making war. This book is about the trajectories of urban conflict and peace in the politically polarized cities of Jerusalem and Belfast since 1994 – how sometimes there has been hopeful change while at other times debilitating stasis and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-09
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Shame and the Anti-Feminist Backlash: Britain, Ireland and Australia, 1890-1920 book cover

    Shame and the Anti-Feminist Backlash

    Britain, Ireland and Australia, 1890-1920

    By Sharon Crozier-De Rosa

    Shame and the Anti-Feminist Backlash examines how women opposed to the feminist campaign for the vote in early twentieth-century Britain, Ireland, and Australia used shame as a political tool. It demonstrates just how proficient women were in employing a diverse vocabulary of emotions – drawing on…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • The Irish in the Victorian City book cover

    The Irish in the Victorian City

    Edited by Roger Swift, Sheridan Gilley

    First published in 1985, this book explores the social history of the Irish in Britain across a variety of cities, including Bristol, York, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Stockport. With contributions from foremost scholars in the field, it provides a thorough critical study of Irish immigration, in its…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

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